General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

November 01, 2013 12:47 ET

GM Canada Sales Increase 10 Per Cent In October

(Data is not adjusted for the difference in selling days; October 2013 had 26 selling days and October 2012 had 25 selling days)

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2013) - Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 20,503 vehicles in October 2013, an increase of nearly 10 per cent from last October. Retail sales were up just over 10 per cent and fleet sales were up nearly 9 per cent for the month.

"Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac sales continued to build momentum in October," said John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing, General Motors of Canada. "Retail sales for all four brands are up for the month, led by a 62 per cent increase in retail Cadillac sales and a 31 per cent increase in retail Buick sales. Customers should look for the all-new CTS which has joined the Cadillac line up and has started arriving at dealerships."

General Motors of Canada customers can enjoy the benefits of the new Sign & Drive lease program across the full line up of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars and trucks. Eligible lessees who accept delivery of a new 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or 2013 or 2014 Cadillac vehicle, will receive the benefit of $0 First Month Payment, $0 due at signing and $0 Security Deposit, all of this is accomplished through GM Canada's captive financing company, GM Financial.

October 2013 Sales Highlights

  • Chevrolet Impala retail sales are up 29 per cent for the year
  • Total Buick sales increased 40 per cent for the month driven by Verano and the all new Encore.
  • Pickup truck sales were up 18 per cent for the month
  • Cadillac sales increased year over year for a 13th consecutive month. Total Cadillac sales increased by 53.4 per cent in October and 43.0 per cent calendar year to date

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, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.

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