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News   August 5, 2010   by Auto Service World

Volkswagen Canada on Pace for Record Year

Volkswagen Canada announced July new vehicle sales of 3,881 units, putting it on pace for a record year.
Year-to-date, sales total of 26,766, 16% better than the figure of 23,006 posted in the same period last year.
Volkswagen continues to outperform the overall market, increasing its year-to-date market share to 2.9% (2009: 2.7%).
Volkswagen’s July figures were bolstered once again by strong sales of the new Golf, which increased by 146% over the same period in 2009, and by the new Golf GTI, up by 66% for the month.
Other Volkswagen models posting a strong July included the Jetta Sedan, up by 27% over its 2009 result, and the Passat, increasing its sales by 37% over July of last year.
Representing 34% of all Volkswagen deliveries for the month of July, TDI Clean Diesel sales continue to impress. This fuel-saving technology offers customers an alternative on the Jetta, Golf and Touareg model lines.
Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of July/ Year-to-Date 2010:

City Models 286/2,655
Golf / Rabbit 1,032/8,281
Golf GTI 173/1,348
New Beetle 86/522
Jetta 1,204/6,397
Eos 78/584
Passat 373/2,303
Tiguan 516/3,502
Routan 102 706
Touareg 31/468
TOTALS 3,881/26,766

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