In February 2013, sales in virtually all passenger car segments continued to be strong for Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac. Chevrolet’s mini, small and compact cars (Spark, Sonic and Cruze) had a 29 per cent increase for the month.
Buick Verano’s sales increased by nearly 42 per cent for the month and Cadillac car sales are up 22 per cent for the month, driven largely by the strong performance of the new Cadillac ATS, the North American Car of the Year.
Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers sold 13,987 vehicles in February 2013.
"The foundation we are establishing will allow us to continue to grow our business the right way with the right mix of products for our customers," said Marc Comeau, GM of Canada’s vice-president of sales, service and marketing.
February 2013 sales highlights:
Total Chevrolet car sales were up 17 per cent for the month
Buick truck sales are up 6 per cent for the year
Cadillac sales are up 10 per cent for the year
Total pickup sales were up 10 per cent for the month
Total GM sales were down 1.9 per cent compared to last February, however, when adjusted for selling days, total GM sales were up 2.2 per cent. February 2012 had 25 selling days because of the leap year.