Honda CR-V records best monthly sales for seven straight months
Honda Civic remains number one-selling passenger car
MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Combined August sales of 13,663 units
by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 44%
increase over last year's sales. The Honda Automobile Division reported
August sales of 12,081 units, up 50% from last year, led by record
sales of Honda Civic (up 88%), Odyssey (up 60%) and CR-V (up 35%). The
Acura Division reported August sales of 1,582 units, up 9% over last
year, with strong sales of Acura RDX (up 78%) and TL (up 68%).
"We are pleased the Honda CR-V continues to be popular in the Canadian
market and it has recorded best monthly sales for seven straight
months," said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice president, Honda Canada
"Again, we thank Canadians for continuing to embrace Civic, which
remains the number one selling passenger car in Canada," added Chenkin.
Honda Canada has sold approximately 3.6 million Honda and Acura
passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada since 1973. Of all Honda
and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in August, 96% were produced at the
company's assembly plants in North America.
SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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