Successful August for Volkswagen Canada

Successful August for Volkswagen Canada 
Sales Remain on Record Pace 
AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/04/12 -- 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:  


 
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     Volkswagen                             August 2012   Year-to-Date
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     Golf                                         1,422          9,396
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     Beetle                                         161          1,545
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     Jetta                                        2,531         17,013
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     Eos                                             65            516
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     Passat                                         789          5,350
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     Tiguan                                         566          3,966
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     Routan                                          44            436
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     Touareg                                        204          1,229
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     TOTAL                                        5,782         39,451
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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. 
Visit Volkswagen Canada online at Volkswagen.ca. 
Contacts:
Volkswagen Canada
Thomas Tetzlaff
905-428-5858
Thomas.Tetzlaff@VW.ca
 
 
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