General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

February 01, 2012 16:45 ET

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac January Sales

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2012) - Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealers reported 12,959 deliveries in January 2012.

"In 2011, launches of the Cruze, Sonic, Orlando, and Volt played a critical role in presenting a new Chevrolet image to Canadians," said Marc Comeau, vice-president of sales, service and marketing at GM of Canada. "For 2012, our new vehicles like the Chevrolet Spark, Buick Verano and Canadian-built Cadillac XTS, combined with our continued intense focus on customer service, will continue to delight our customers."

Our award-winning new products, like the Chevrolet Cruze and Buick Regal continue to perform well with double digit sales increases. Demand for the Chevrolet Camaro continues with an increase of 74 per cent.

January 2012 Key Facts and Brand Results

  • The Canadian Car of the Year, the Chevrolet Cruze was up 10 per cent for the month

  • The Canadian-built Buick Regal had an increase of 62.7 per cent

  • GM's Full Size Utilities (Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and GMC Yukon / Yukon XL) were up 22 per cent for the month

Total GM sales were down 11 per cent compared to last January.

About General Motors of Canada Limited

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) employs over 10,000 people across the country and is a recognized leader in green manufacturing. GMCL markets the full range of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and related services through Canada's largest automotive dealer network, which employs over 23,000 people dedicated to delivering a top customer experience. GMCL also plays a leadership role in automotive design and engineering, engaging in innovative research and development partnerships with leading Canadian universities and research institutes. In addition, through its Canadian Engineering Centres, GMCL conducts development activities ranging from cold weather testing to the advancement of key electric vehicle and green technologies. More information regarding GMCL models can be found at www.gm.ca, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.

Contact Information

  • GM Canada
    Adria MacKenzie
    905-644-6044
    www.gm.ca