MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is
delighted to report an 8.7 percent increase in May sales as 2,802 units
were sold as compared to the same month last year. Year-to-date sales
also continued to increase with results up 3.7 percent over the same
period last year, laying the groundwork for a new milestone in company
history as 2012 promises to be Subaru Canada's best one yet.
It was also a record month for all four regions with Subaru Canada's
western region experiencing its all-time best month ever with May sales
up by 7.9 percent, besting the previous record set in December of 2010.
With 974 units sold, the completely redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza
achieved record-breaking May results with sales up a massive 84.1
percent. These strong sales have also helped Impreza achieve a YTD
record with 4,303 units sold this year, an increase of 56.2 percent
over 2011. Forester sales also rose by 7.4 percent with 772 units sold
over May of last year.
"These results can be attributed to our all-new 2012 Subaru Impreza,"
said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Our
inventory is back in line after last year's devastating tsunami and we
are able to meet the demand as Canadians are purchasing this
fun-to-drive compact car in even greater volume."
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
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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Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak
Media Relations, Quebec Region