General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

August 01, 2014 14:28 ET

GM Canada July Sales

(July 2014 had 26 selling days and July 2013 had 25 selling days; Data is not adjusted for the difference in selling days)

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 1, 2014) - Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 23,973 vehicles in July 2014, an increase of 25 per cent from July 2013.

"GM Canada is seeing solid growth in many parts of our business, with sales up calendar-year-to-date driven by the strong customer demand for our Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars and trucks," said John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing. "Our 2014MY full vehicle lineup includes more NHTSA five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety rated vehicles than any other manufacturer. If you haven't checked out your local Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac dealer, we invite you to come in and test drive and see what the buzz is all about."

July 2014 Sales Highlights

  • Total Chevrolet sales for the month of July were up 21 per cent (up 19 per cent retail)
    • Sales performance for Chevrolet was driven by sales of the Camaro (up 189%), Malibu (up 114%), Impala (up 25%), Trax (up 26%), Equinox (up 13%) and Silverado (up 47%)
  • Total Buick sales for the month of July were up 61 per cent (up 45 per cent retail), the best July for Buick since 2005
    • Sales performance for Buick was driven by sales of the Verano (up 90%), Regal (up 190%), Lacrosse (up 29%), Encore (up 37%) and Enclave (up 33%)
  • Total GMC sales for the month of July were up 25 per cent (up 29 per cent retail), the best July for GMC since 1986
    • Sales performance for GMC was driven by sales of the all-new Yukon and Yukon XL (up 151%), Acadia (up 36%), Terrain (up 12%) and the Sierra up (up 30%)
  • Total Cadillac sales for the month of July were up 33 per cent (up 29 per cent retail), July is Cadillac's 22nd consecutive month of retail sales growth
    • Sales performance for Cadillac was driven by sales of the XTS (up 100%), ATS (up 62%), SRX (up 5%) and Escalade (up 112%)

Total GM Canada sales were up 25 per cent in July 2014.

About GM Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) employs more than 9,000 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. More information regarding GMCL models can be found at www.gm.ca, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.

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