Infiniti Reports May 2013 Canadian Sales

- Sales of Infiniti JX, EX and G Remain Strong -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - As Infiniti prepares for the late summer introduction of its highly anticipated, all-new Q50 luxury sports sedan, the company today reported Canadian sales of 733 units, down 11.8 per cent from 831 a year earlier. Year-to-date, Infiniti has sold 3,651 vehicles, up more than 12 per cent versus 2012.

Leading Infiniti's May sales were the Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover, Infiniti G lineup and Infiniti EX with 267, 218, 139 units sold respectively.

"As the model year 2014s start to arrive on dealer lots in the coming months they'll be sporting our new nomenclature starting with the all-new Infiniti Q50 sports sedan," said Wendy Durward, Director of Infiniti Canada. "This will allow us to build further on our success with a growing line-up including the QX60 hybrid which arrives later this summer."

INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  May   May   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 733   831   -11.8   3,651   3,249   12.4
G 218   220   -0.9   1,046   1,680   -37.7
M 18   30   -40.0   103   137   -24.8
Total Car 236   250   -5.6   1,149   1,817   -36.8
QX56 28   26   7.7   171   146   17.1
EX35 139   99   40.4   705   474   48.7
FX 63   58   8.6   300   329   -8.8
JX 267   398   -32.9   1,326   483   174.5
Total Truck 497   581   -14.5   2,502   1,432   74.7

More information, high-res images and b-roll are available at media.infiniti.ca or upon request.

About Infiniti:

Infiniti, the premium automotive brand, reflects its brand promise "Inspired Performance" with a model line-up of saloons, coupés, SUVs and crossovers featuring exhilarating performance, emotive design and cutting edge technology. Infiniti continues to launch across the globe through a dedicated network of Infiniti Centres that share a commitment to exceptional hospitality throughout the entire period of ownership.

  • Infiniti was launched in 1989 in the United States. Infiniti's global footprint expanded into Canada in 1990, Taiwan in 1997, the Middle East in 2004, Korea in 2005 and Russia in 2006. Global expansion continued in 2007 with Infiniti Centres opening in the Ukraine and in one of the world's fastest growing luxury automotive markets, China. In 2008 Infiniti launched in Western and Central Europe which has added 19 additional markets. Infiniti is sold globally in 47 markets to-date.
  • Since May 2012, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.'s new global headquarters is situated in Hong Kong, headed by Johan de Nysschen as President of Infiniti on 1 July.
  • Since the 2011 season Infiniti has been a major partner of the Red Bull Racing team. In 2012, three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was appointed Infiniti's first ever Global Brand Ambassador. The team will be known as Infiniti Red Bull Racing from 2013 season as the relationship evolves to make Infiniti the title partner and lead technical partner with a shared engineering expertise that benefits for the race track and the road.

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About Infiniti Canada

Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance vehicles designed to inspire at every turn, including the all-new 2013 Infiniti JX luxury crossover which joins the G37, M37/56, M35h Hybrid, EX, FX and QX. There are 33 Infiniti retailers across Canada.

More information, high-res images and b-roll are available at media.infiniti.ca or upon request. More information about Infiniti and the Total Ownership Experience® can be found at www.infiniti.ca

SOURCE: Infiniti

For further information:

Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud 
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Infiniti Canada
Tel: (905) 629-6400
Email: didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Anthony Field
Cohn & Wolfe
Tel: (647) 259-3281
Email: anthony.field@cohnwolfe.ca

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