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News   January 6, 2014   by Auto Service World

GM Canada Sales Up

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 17,036 vehicles in December 2013, an increase of nearly 17% from December 2012. For 2013, sales were up nearly 4% in Canada with Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivering 234,944 vehicles. 

“Consumer response to our award-winning launch products drove a strong close for 2013,” said John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing, General Motors of Canada. “The GMC Sierra, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s Best New Pickup and the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, AJAC’s Best New Sports / Performance Car, both experienced double digit increases in December.” 

Major upcoming launches include all-new large SUVs for Cadillac, GMC and Chevrolet and the award-winning Cadillac ELR. As well, the all-new heavy-duty and mid-size pickups for Chevrolet and GMC, which will round out GM’s three truck strategy to meet the needs of the broadest possible customer base by letting them choose precisely the right truck to meet their needs.

December 2013 Sales Highlights

  •  All four GMCL brands’ total sales increased for the month
  •  Chevrolet 9.1%
  •  Buick 34.2%
  •  GMC 22.9%
  •  Cadillac 50.5%
  •  Chevrolet Silverado sales were up 10% for the month
  •  GMC Sierra sales were up 37% for the month
  •  December represented the 15th consecutive month of year-on-year sales
  •  growth for Cadillac, driven by strong sales of ATS, SRX and the all-new
  •  2014 CTS Sedan, which was named Motor Trend Car of the Year
  •  GMCL mid-size crossovers were up 34% for the month (Chevrolet
  •  Traverse, Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia)

2013 Highlights (versus 2012)

  •  Total GMCL sales increased by nearly 4%, retail sales increased
  • by nearly 3% and fleet sales increased by 6%
  • All four GMCL brands’ total sales increased for the year
  •  Chevrolet 0.2%
  •  Buick 9.5%
  •  GMC 5.4%
  • Cadillac 44.6%
  • GMCL small / compact SUV/MPV sales increased 11%(Chevrolet
  •  Trax, Orlando and Equinox, GMC Terrain and Buick Encore)
  • Sales of GMCL’s mini/small vehicles were up 26% (Chevrolet Sonic
  • and Spark)
  • Cadillac’s nearly 50% increase in retail sales established a new
  • all-time Cadillac retail sales record

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