General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

October 03, 2011 13:24 ET

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac September Sales

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2011) - In September, General Motors' dealers delivered 16,799 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. The Chevrolet Cruze, Canadian Car of the Year, continues to win new customers and is Chevrolet's best-selling car.

"While September came in below prior year results, GM and its dealers anticipate a significant rebound as we gear up for the biggest launch in Chevrolet Canada's history," said Marc Comeau, vice-president of sales, service and marketing at GM of Canada. "Today marks the launch of the highly-anticipated all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, Orlando and Volt and they are expected to play a strong role in Chevrolet's line up moving forward."

September 2011 Key Facts and Brand Results

  • Chevrolet delivered the first 143 Chevrolet Volts to Canadian customers in September. The Canadian-built Chevrolet Equinox sales increased 16.5 per cent for the month

  • Buick Regal Sport Sedan, winner of AJAC's Best New Family Car (over $30,000), sales were up 96 per cent

  • GMC Terrain sales were up 16.9 per cent over September last year, and total sales were up 13.6 per cent. The GMC Terrain is a Consumers Digest Best Buy and is proudly built in Canada

  • Cadillac sales increased 2 per cent for the month and the SRX sales momentum continues with a 10.8 per cent increase in September

Total GM sales (including discontinued brands) decreased by 6.1 per cent compared to last September.

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. www.gm.ca. Follow us on Twitter @GMCanada.

Please note that due to the increasingly minimal discrepancy between core and non-core sales, the tables that have been previously distributed have been discontinued.

Contact Information

  • GM Canada
    Adria MacKenzie
    905-644-6044