Fourth-quarter sales increase by 25.8 percent as year-to-date sales ascend by
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - For the first time in its 37-year
history, Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) has broken a new barrier with 31,003 units
sold in 2012. This record-breaking annual sales result was enjoyed by all four
regions as year-to-date sales rose by 14.9 percent. The Japanese automaker is
thrilled to report that record December sales of 2,814 units have propelled
monthly results up 12.9 percent in its eighth consecutive month of growth.
"This year marked the introduction of groundbreaking models and technology at
Subaru," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "In
addition to introducing the brand new, multiple award-winning Subaru BRZ as
well as the XV Crosstrek to our lineup, we debuted our new EyeSight
driver-assist system on the redesigned 2013 Legacy and Outback. These sales
numbers reflect the fact that Canadians are responding to the safety and value
inherent in the Subaru brand. Automotive Lease Guide has named us its Best
Mainstream Brand three years running and, most recently, the Insurance
Institute of Highway Safety has once again distinguished Subaru as the only
manufacturer to have a TOP SAFETY PICK for every model it builds. Under these
tough market conditions, Subaru has proven itself to be a smart alternative to
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and
distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of over
85 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit
www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca.
Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak (905) 568-4959
Amyot Bachand Media Relations, Quebec Region (514) 691-9276
SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc.
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