General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

June 01, 2012 15:30 ET

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac May Sales

(Data is not adjusted for the difference in selling days: 2012 had 26 days / 2011 had 24 days)

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 1, 2012) - The Chevrolet Sonic, Cruze and revolutionary Volt all had a record sales month in May. There were 1,119 Sonics, 3,572 Cruzes and 211 Volts delivered in the month. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealers reported 23,287 deliveries in May 2012, an increase of 1.3 per cent from 2011.

"Buick has become the fastest growing luxury brand in Canada, driven by sales of the all-new Verano," said Marc Comeau, vice-president of sales, service and marketing at GM of Canada. "This is further evidence that Buick's product renaissance is resonating with customers."

Sales of the Chevrolet Orlando, winner of MOTORING 2012's "MPV of the Year" award, and sales of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain, perennial Consumers Digest Best Buys, drove GM's compact SUV/MPV segment sales up by 4 per cent for the month and up for the calendar year by 8 per cent.

May 2012 Key Facts and Brand Results

  • Chevrolet Cruze sales are up 5 per cent for the month
  • Buick sales are up 14 per cent for the month and 22 per cent calendar year to date
  • GMC Sierra sales are up 19 per cent for the month

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
    www.gm.ca