General Motors January Sales

General Motors January Sales 
(Data is not adjusted for the difference in selling days; January
2013 had 25 selling days and January 2012 had 24 selling days) 
OSHAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- 2013 is off to a
strong start for General Motors of Canada. Sales in virtually all
passenger car segments were up for the month, with a 40 per cent
increase in compact car sales leading the way. Overall truck sales
were up more than 5 per cent on the strength of a 14 per cent
increase in pickup sales and a 10 per cent increase of Small and
Compact utilities, including the all the all new Chevrolet Trax.
Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 13,761 vehicles
in January 2013, an increase of 6.2 per cent from January 2012.  
"This month's sales results show that focusing on the core elements
of our business and building the value of our brands and products is
a winning plan," said Marc Comeau, GM of Canada's vice-president of
sales, service and marketing. "We are looking forward to further
momentum in 2013 driven by our aggressive launch cadence, where
approximately 70 per cent of our vehicles will be all-new or
significantly refreshed. An excellent example of this product
renaissance is the all-new Cadillac ATS, which continues to be
recognized with awards including the North American Car of the Year,
The Best of the Best by the Canadian Automotive Jury and Motoring
TV's Car of the Year for 2013." 
Additionally, customers can also benefit from our exclusive
partnership with AIR MILES, offering up to 3,000 AIR MILES reward
miles for a new vehicle purchase or lease during various promotional
periods. 
January 2013 Sales Highlights  


 
--  Chevrolet Orlando sales were up 41 per cent for the month  
    
--  Buick Enclave sales were up 20 per cent for the month  
    
--  GMC Terrain, recognized as a Consumers Digest Best Buy, sales were up 15
    per cent for the month 
    
--  Cadillac sales were up 20 per cent for the month driven by sales of the
    all-new Cadillac XTS and award-winning ATS 
    
--  Sales of GM's combined mini and small cars were up 33 per cent for the
    month 
    
--  Sales of GM's combined mid-size cars were up 6 per cent for the month 

 
Total GM sales were up 6.2 per cent compared to last January. 
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 www.gm.ca, or
by following @GMCanada on Twitter.  
Contacts:
General Motors of Canada
Adria MacKenzie
905-644-6044
www.gm.ca
 
 
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