Record October Sales for Volkswagen Canada

Record October Sales for Volkswagen Canada 
TDI Clean Diesel Beetle Now Available 
AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/12 -- The month of October
proved to be a very successful one for Volkswagen Canada, which
reported its best-ever sales results. A total of 5,777 cars and light
trucks were delivered by the country's 136 dealers, representing a
25% increase over the same month last year (4,628). Year-to-date, the
figures are just as positive, with 50,696 new Volkswagens sold
bettering last year's total by 13%. 
During the month, a number of 2013 models arrived at Canadian
Dealerships including the Beetle, which is now available with
Volkswagen's award-winning TDI Clean Diesel engine. 
"Volkswagen is the market leader in TDI Clean Diesel technology,"
stated John White, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "We
are very pleased to expand the availability of this engine to our
recently redesigned Beetle. This gives customers another choice if
they are looking for an extremely fuel efficient and fun-to-drive
The TDI Clean Diesel engine is also available on the Jetta, Golf,
Golf Wagon, Passat and Touareg models. These engines are but one
example of Volkswagen's "Bluemotion Technologies," and part of
Volkswagen's worldwide "Think Blue" environmental stewardship
Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of October 2012:  

             Volkswagen           October 2012     Year-to-Date 
             Golf                        1,298           11,794 
             Beetle                        135            1,796 
             Jetta                       2,821           22,511 
             Eos                            42              596 
             Passat                        700            6,923 
             Tiguan                        530            4,905 
             Routan                         48              545 
             Touareg                       203            1,626 
             TOTAL                       5,777           50,696 

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 Canada
Thomas Tetzlaff
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