SOURCE: General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

August 03, 2016 16:28 ET

GM Canada July Sales

OSHAWA, ON --(Marketwired - August 03, 2016) - Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 21,255 vehicles in July 2016 versus 22,826 in July 2015.

John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing for GM Canada, said, "While July sales slowed slightly after a strong June, we continue to see growing strength in our brands and products. Our retail-focused plan is working, with retail sales up 4 per cent for the year."

July 2016 Brand Sales Highlights:

  • Chevrolet sales are up 1 per cent calendar year to date driven by sales of the Spark (up 70 per cent CYTD), Volt (up 192 per cent CYTD), Impala (up 15 per cent CYTD) and Traverse (up 18 per cent CYTD)
  • Buick sales are up 13 per cent calendar year to date with continued strong performance from its SUV portfolio including the Encore (up 9 per cent CYTD)
  • Sales of GMC utilities are up 51 per cent calendar year to date led by sales of the Terrain (up 2 per cent CYTD) and Canyon (up 12 per cent CYTD)
  • Cadillac sales are up 1 per cent for the month driven by sales of the Escalade (up 66 per cent for the month)

Overall, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 21,255 vehicles in July 2016, a decrease of 6 per cent versus June 2015.

Across our brands, the integration of 4G LTE technology on more than 30 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles is driving customer interest in our products. With mobile data speeds of up to 10 times faster than 3G, customers are showing great interest in the ability of GM vehicles to act as Wi-Fi hot spots, allowing customers to connect up to seven different devices.

About GM Canada
Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Company employs more than 9,000 people across the country and is a recognized leader in green manufacturing. GM Canada 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 GM Canada models can be found at www.gm.ca, www.gminnovates.ca or by following @GMcanada on Twitter.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:
    Adria MacKenzie
    GM Canada
    905-644-6044
    905-442-6555 cell
    adria.mackenzie@gm.com