MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI)
celebrates another sales record for May as well as a streak of growth
that has continued since the beginning of the year with five
consecutive months of record-breaking results. Sales across its lineup
of Subaru symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive vehicles climbed to
2,576 units, up 5.7 percent over the same month last year.
Robust sales of Legacy and Outback contributed to the best May ever for
both models: Legacy sales rose by 36.5 percent over last May, while
Outback sales increased by 38.8 percent over the same month last year.
WRX/STI also experienced significant growth in May with sales up 28.1
"On behalf of everyone at Subaru Canada, I am thrilled with these
outstanding results," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru
Canada. "Despite an interruption in vehicle production due to the
devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, Subaru
was still able to set a new sales record this month. I would like to
extend my thanks to everyone at the dealerships and SCI for their
continued efforts and dedication. We are all very proud to be part of
such a strong and resilient brand."
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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