Record third-quarter results contribute to 9.9% YTD increase for 2012
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is
delighted to announce record August results as sales climbed to 2,680
units, up 43.9 percent over the same month last year. Subaru Canada is
well on its way to setting a new milestone in company history - making
2012 its best year yet - as year-to-date third-quarter sales results
ascended by 33.4 percent versus the same period last year, elevating
year-to-date sales by 9.9 percent.
It was also a record August for the Impreza as sales skyrocketed a
whopping 117.3 percent over the same period last year. Subaru's WRX/STI
and Outback August sales also rose by 39.4 percent and 38.8 percent,
"Canadians want to feel confident that they're getting good value for
their wants and needs," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru
Canada, Inc. "Subaru delivers class-leading safety, exciting
performance and tremendous value across our vehicle lineup. Our brand
new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, which was just released in late August,
fits into an emerging segment of crossover vehicles. This new addition
offers impressive fuel efficiency as well as excellent handling and
driving dynamics. I'm certain it'll bring even more Canadians into the
Subaru family and bolster sales for the months to come, helping us
round out 2012 as our best one yet."
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy
Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the
company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories
through a network of over 85 authorized dealers across Canada.
SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc.
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Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak
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