Honda Canada reports May sales results

TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - Combined May sales of 11,587 units by the Honda and Acura divisions represented a 26% decrease over last year. The Honda Automobile Division reported May sales of 10,084 units, down 28% from last year. The Acura Division reported May sales of 1,503 units, down 5% from last year. The Canadian-built Acura MDX reported record May sales of 509 units.

For May sales, 91% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada were built in North America.

Honda Canada Inc. has sold more than 3,300,000 Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada over the past 37 years. A record high 91 per cent of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in 2009 were produced at the company's assembly plants in North America, up nearly 3 per cent from 2008.

SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.

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