Volkswagen Canada January 2009 sales



    AJAX, ON, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada has announced that its sales
totalled 1,893 new units for January 2009, a slight decrease of 1.6% compared
to January 2008. Sales of Volkswagen's compact and fuel-efficient Jetta Sedan
and Wagon models were well ahead of January of last year with an increase of
110.6%. This increase was fuelled by the availability of Volkswagen's
award-winning TDI Clean Diesel technology which comprised 80% of Jetta sales
and almost 30% of Volkswagen's total sales during the month.
    Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of January 2009 and
full-year 2009 were:

    
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    Volkswagen                  January 2009                  Full-Year 2009
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    City Golf 	                      233                            233
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    City Jetta                       122                            122
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    Rabbit                           240                            240
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    GTI                               39                             39
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    New Beetle                        36                             36
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    Jetta                            695                            695
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    Eos                               24                             24
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    Passat                           138                            138
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    Tiguan                           236                            236
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    Routan                           105                            105
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    Touareg                           25                             25
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    TOTAL                          1,893                          1,893
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    About Volkswagen Canada:
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    Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario, and
is part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG,
headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest
producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.
    Volkswagen sells the City Golf, City Jetta, Rabbit, GTI, New Beetle, New
Beetle Convertible, Jetta Sedan, Jetta TDI Clean Diesel, GLI, Jetta Wagon,
Jetta Wagon TDI Clean Diesel, Eos, Passat Sedan, Passat CC, Passat Wagon,
Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 130 independent Canadian Dealers. Visit
Volkswagen Canada online at www.vw.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Peter Viney, (905) 428-5858, Peter.Viney@VW.ca

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