Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

August 03, 2009 09:30 ET

Volkswagen Canada Sales Are Up Again

Achieves a "Three-Peat" in July

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2009) - Volkswagen Canada announced that it again increased new vehicle sales for the third month in a row. The company sold 4,018 new vehicles for the month of July and posted a 14.6% increase in sales, while deliveries of its SUV and minivan models increased by 330% last month versus the same time period in 2008.

Helping the increase once again were sales of Volkswagen's TDI Clean Diesel technology propelling an increase in new Jetta sales by 106.5% for July and comprising 23% of all Volkswagen sales for the month.

After 7 months, Volkswagen has delivered 23,006 new vehicles in Canada, and increased its sales by 2.4% year-to-date versus the same time period last year.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of July 2009 and full-year 2009 were:


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Volkswagen               July 2009    Full-Year 2009
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City Golf                      684             3,582
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City Jetta                     236             1,486
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Rabbit                         419             3,204
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GTI                            104               534
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New Beetle                      94               583
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Jetta                        1,327             7,153
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Eos                             78               581
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Passat                         272             1,740
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Tiguan                         567             2,839
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Routan                         169             1,031
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Touareg                         68               273
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TOTAL                        4,018            23,006
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About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.

Volkswagen sells the City Golf, City Jetta, Rabbit, GTI, New Beetle, New Beetle Convertible, Jetta, Jetta TDI Clean Diesel, GLI, Jetta Wagon, Jetta Wagon TDI Clean Diesel, Eos, Passat, Passat CC, Passat Wagon, Tiguan, Routan, Touareg, and Touareg TDI Clean Diesel through nearly 130 independent Canadian Dealers.

Visit Volkswagen Canada online at www.vw.ca, and explore its BlueMotionTechnologies at www.tdicurious.ca.

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