GM Canada sales in 2012 down
Sales in December and the year 2012 General Motors. (The data are not adjusted to compensate for the gap between the day of sale. December 2012 had 25 selling days, while in December 2011 there were 27.)
Buick has been a steady growth in 2012, ending the year with sales up 12%, due to strong demand for the Buick Verano, which recently won an award "Best Buy" by Consumers Digest. Overall, in 2012, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles 242,830 book, including 14,623 in December.
"The automotive market is more competitive in Canada and the big winners are Canadian consumers continue to benefit from the best products and providing higher quality-price ratio" said Kevin Williams, president and general director of GM of Canada. "Our new products, such as the Buick Verano and Cadillac ATS winning, and focus on customer appeal to Canadians, which bodes well for 2013.
Our new vehicles like unquestionably our customers, add Marc Comeau, vice-president of sales, after-sales and marketing for GM of Canada. In 2013, we will continue our momentum with the launch of the new Chevrolet Trax, Buick Encore, and our brand new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra later this year. From now on, customers can also enjoy our new exclusive partnership with AIR MILES, which will offer customers up to 3,000 miles reward the purchase or lease of a new vehicle during various periods of promotion. "
Highlights of GM vehicle sales for the calendar year and December 2012
Sales of small and mini cars Chevrolet have increased 6 percent for the month and 2 percent for the year
Sales of passenger cars Buick increased 23 percent in 2012
The Land and the GMC Acadia, both premiums Consumers Digest Best Buy, have recorded an increase in sales compared to the previous year by 9 percent and 2 percent respectively
For the month of December, Cadillac has recorded an increase in sales compared to the previous year by 16 per cent Sales of Cadillac ATS, recently named Best New Luxury Car 2013 by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, and the Cadillac XTS Canadian manufacturing firms increased by 15 percent Cadillac car sales for the month
Total GM sales were down 20 percent compared to December last year and 6.6 percent in 2012 compared to 2011.
Source: GM Canada
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