General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

April 03, 2012 14:51 ET

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac March Sales

(Data is not adjusted for the difference in selling days: March 2012 had 28 days, March 2011 had 27 days)

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 3, 2012) - Canadians are taking notice of the product renaissance at General Motors as the fuel-efficient Chevrolet Sonic, versatile Chevrolet Orlando and luxurious Buick Verano all enjoyed their best sales results on record. The Chevrolet Sonic drove a 61 per cent increase in Chevrolet Small Car sales while the Orlando drove a 10 per cent increase in the Compact Crossover/MPV segment for Chevrolet. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealers reported 22,684 deliveries in March 2012.

"The Buick transformation continues to appeal to customers," said Marc Comeau, vice-president of sales, service and marketing at GM of Canada. "The all-new Buick Verano is surpassing expectations and the continued success of the LaCrosse and Canadian-built Regal has driven Buick sales up 50 per cent in March."

March 2012 Key Facts and Brand Results

  • In March 2012, 116 Chevrolet Volts were delivered, the second strongest month of sales for the Volt in Canada to date.

  • Total Buick vehicle sales have increased 39.5 per cent calendar year to date, led by the all-new the Canadian-built Regal with an increase of 23.3 per cent for the month

  • The GMC Terrain is up 4.7 per cent calendar year to date

Total GM sales were down 7.4 per cent compared to last March.

About General Motors of Canada Limited

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) employs more than 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. 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 Centre, 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