Volkswagen Canada Achieves 1.4% Sales Increase for August 2007



    AJAX, ON, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to announce that
its sales totalled 3,672 new units for August 2007, compared with 3,623 new
units in August 2006, an increase of 1.4%. This also translates into a gain in
YTD sales from 22,408 in August of 2006 to 26,523 units in August of 2007, an
increase of 21.6%.
    The City Jetta recorded its best sales month ever, with 643 units sold in
August 2007. The New Beetle and Passat sedan sales are doing very well with
192 and 257 units, respectively, sold in August 2007, representing 13.6% and
16.5% increase over last year. Moreover, the sales of the newly-introduced
Touareg 2 are off to a great start, with sales of 85 units sold in August
2007, a jump of almost 40% compared to last year.

    
    Sales by model line for the month of August 2007 were:

                         ----------------------------
                                         August 2007
                         ----------------------------
                           City Golf         728
                         ----------------------------
                           City Jetta        643
                         ----------------------------
                           Golf                7
                         ----------------------------
                           Rabbit            610
                         ----------------------------
                           GTI               123
                         ----------------------------
                           New Beetle        173
                         ----------------------------
                           Jetta             801
                         ----------------------------
                           Eos               136
                         ----------------------------
                           Passat            347
                         ----------------------------
                           Touareg            85
                         ----------------------------
    

    Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada, Inc. is headquartered in Ajax,
Ontario. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg,
Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars
and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the City Golf, City Jetta,
Rabbit, GTI, New Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Eos, and Touareg 2 through more than
130 independent Canadian dealers.
    To learn more about Volkswagen, its current and new products, visit
www.vw.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Patrick Saint-Pierre,
Patrick.saint-pierre@vw.com, (905) 428-5858

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