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Auto sales in Canada jumped four per cent in 2013, continuing their recovery force since the Great Recession, has said Friday DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.
DesRosiers says that 1.74 million vehicles were sold in Canada last year, up from 1.67 million in 2012 while the industry concluded its exit from the most recent recession, which had dropped the sales of 1.46 million vehicles in 2009.
General data show that consumers have "eclipse record levels of debt and a tepid economic recovery," with all the same weakening sales in most of the industry in December, has commented DesRosiers.
"December is always an unpredictable month, (...) and this year, the ice in the east of the country has added to the usual volatility," Has it argues.
On the top step, Ford has proclaimed best seller in Canada for the fourth consecutive year.
The automotive giant has said Friday that its balance sheet in 2013 is the best of 16 last year, when he saw its overall sales of cars and trucks grow by nearly three percent.
Ford Canada said it sold a total of 283,588 vehicles last year, compared to 276,068 in 2012, propelled by strong demand for its popular minivans Series F.
Despite the gains of one year to another, the automaker reported sales in decline for the month of December. Total vehicle sales last month were slipping 4.2 percent, 16,161 compared to 16,874 in December 2012.
Auto sales Ford in December experienced a decline brand near 20 percent, dropping to 2,923, against 3,628 in December 2012. Sales for the year remained virtually unchanged at 68,341 units.
Truck sales fell also slightly last month from 13,246 to 13,238 units. For years, truck sales have climbed 3.5 percent, 215,247 units.
Chairwoman and CEO of Ford Canada, Dianne Craig, asserted that 2014 would be another year of competition in the industry and that Ford is anxious to present its new products.
Sales of trucks and cars from Chrysler and General Motors Canada also believed last year.
Chrysler Canada said it sold just over 260,000 vehicles last year, an increase of seven per cent in 2012.
Sales have thus amounted to 260,015 units with solid performance of several of its brands, including its Ram pickup trucks.
Chrysler sales in December of cars, vans, trucks and other light vehicles were totaled 15,445 units, an increase of five per cent has 14,756 units in December 2012.
The automaker sold 5400 Ram pickup trucks in the country in December, an increase of nine per cent for the month, while for the full year, sales of Ram have climbed 16 percent, 78,793 units.
Chrysler says its Jeep brand had experienced an overall increase of 56 percent in December compared to the corresponding month of 2012.
Sales of its Dodge Grand Caravan minivans also believed 11 percent in December, has 2,803 units.
For the year, sales of vans Town and Countrys jumped 111 percent, compared to 8,425 vehicles in 3991, 2012, Chrysler says.
General Motors saw its combined sales of cars and trucks to individuals and businesses climb 3.6 percent in 2013, 234,944 vehicles compared to 225,825 in 2012. The increase was attributed
has increased by 5.4 percent in truck sales, beating down by a decline of 0.4 percent on the side of the car.
GM did state solid overall sales last month, with an increase of 16.5 percent _ a total of 17,036 units compared to 14,623 in December 2012.
Toyota Canada for its part sold 195,360 vehicles in 2013, up 1.7 percent compared to 2012. The Japanese manufacturer has particular advantage of the popularity of its luxury brand Lexus, which he sold 15,949 vehicles, which represents an increase of 5.6 percent. This is the best year in the history of Lexus in Canada.
Honda Canada says its combined sales of its Honda and Acura divisions have increased by ten per cent last year, while the company recorded its best annual result in five years.
Honda said it sold 164 236 cars in two divisions in 2013, with Honda generates sales of 145,231 units, 19,005 units and Acura. In December, Honda experienced an overall increase of 0.8 per cent of sales of vehicles.
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