Volkswagen Canada announces a 5.1% increase in yearly sales



    AJAX, ON, Jan. 3 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada reported sales of 1,971 new
units in December 2007. Therefore, year-to-date sales totalled 36,909 new
units in 2007, compared to 35,123 units in 2006, an increase of 5.1%.
    Upon his year-end review, John White, Executive Vice-President of
Volkswagen Canada, stated: "We are pleased to report a sales increase in 2007,
compared to 2006. This effectively marks the third consecutive year of sales
increase at Volkswagen. With a host of new models slated to appear this year,
including our new Clean-diesel TDI Jetta sedan and wagon, we are poised to
experience a year of good performance in 2008."

    
    Sales by model line for the month of December and total 2007 were:

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                  Dec. 2007         Total 2007
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    City Golf           632              7,534
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    City Jetta          232              4,449
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    Golf                  0                305
    -------------------------------------------
    Rabbit              284              6,324
    -------------------------------------------
    GTI                  85              1,614
    -------------------------------------------
    New Beetle           47              1,707
    -------------------------------------------
    Jetta               378             10,216
    -------------------------------------------
    Eos                  46              1,013
    -------------------------------------------
    Passat              205              3,093
    -------------------------------------------
    Touareg              62                654
    -------------------------------------------
    

    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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