Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

September 04, 2012 12:41 ET

Successful August for Volkswagen Canada

Sales Remain on Record Pace

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2012) - Total sales of 5,782 made this the most successful August ever for Volkswagen Canada. This represents a 34.4% increase over sales from the same month last year (4,302). As the company approaches its 60th anniversary in September, its 136 dealers have sold a total of 39,451 new vehicles year-to-date, 10.3% above last year's record pace (35,766).

"We offer the perfect combination of great products, great prices and great Dealerships," stated John White, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "We continue to offer outstanding value in all segments."

With the arrival of the new 2013 models, Volkswagen will offer its TDI Clean Diesel engines in the recently redesigned Beetle, furthering a commitment to providing a full slate of automobiles featuring the latest designs and technology. Also available on the Jetta, Golf, Golf Wagon, Passat and Touareg models, these engines are but one example of "Bluemotion Technologies," and part of Volkswagen's worldwide "Think Blue" environmental stewardship initiative.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of August 2012:

Volkswagen August 2012 Year-to-Date
Golf 1,422 9,396
Beetle 161 1,545
Jetta 2,531 17,013
Eos 65 516
Passat 789 5,350
Tiguan 566 3,966
Routan 44 436
Touareg 204 1,229
TOTAL 5,782 39,451

About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952 and celebrating its 60th year in the country, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive nameplate in Canada, and sells the Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf GTI, Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 136 independent Canadian Dealers. It is the leader in affordable TDI Clean Diesel vehicle sales in Canada, and forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.

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