Historic first quarter also sets new milestone in company history
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to
announce that soaring March results of 3,117 units mark the company's best
month ever. With sales up 11.7 percent over the same month last year, Subaru's
record March also propelled first-quarter results into record-breaking
territory with an increase of 3.8 percent.
Most notably, the next-generation 2014 Subaru Forester arrived in dealerships
earlier this month and catapulted sales to new heights with 1,003 units
retailed, up 64.2 percent over last March. The BRZ, Subaru's rear-wheel-drive
sports coupe, also continued to perform well with March results up 63.1
percent above target.
"By listening to our customers, we're able to deliver smart alternatives
designed to delight more and more Canadians," said Shiro Ohta, president and
CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Last year was our best one ever and we're picking
up the momentum this spring. Achieving a new all-time monthly record and
momentous first quarter after a groundbreaking year is an exceptional
milestone that can be attributed to enhanced product, dealer dedication and
increasing consumer confidence in the Subaru brand."
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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