Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. on a record-breaking roll


    MARKHAM, ON, June 3 /CNW/ - For the second month in a row, Hyundai Auto
Canada Corp. smashed all previous records by achieving its best month of sales
in the company's 25-year history. May 2008 represents Hyundai Canada's best
month on record with over 9,500 vehicles sold.
    "Our 25th anniversary year has been a remarkable one for Hyundai Canada,"
said John Vernile, vice president, sales and marketing, Hyundai Auto Canada
Corp. "So far in 2008, we've outsold some of our toughest competition, we've
sold our one millionth vehicle, we've recorded back-to-back record-breaking
months of sales, and thanks to our Anniversary Pricing, we are running out of
2008 product faster than we planned. We are delighted to see Canadians taking
advantage of our great products and unbeatable prices."

    May Sales highlights:

    -   9,508 vehicles sold nationally, beating previous record by 96 units
        or 1%

    -   Accent reports best month in history with 4,182 units sold, more than
        double May 2007 results

    -   Tiburon sales increase over 28% compared to May, 2007

    -   Increase of over 10% in Veracruz sales compared to May, 2007

    -   Overall sales increase of 22.3% year over year

    -   Calendar year to date sales up 16% over 2007

    Hyundai Auto Canada Corp., a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea
established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham, Ontario, is celebrating its
25th anniversary in Canada. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada
by Hyundai Auto Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 165
dealerships nationwide.

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For further information: For interviews or additional information,
please contact: Barb Pitblado, Manager, Public Relations, Hyundai Auto Canada
Corp., Office: (905) 948-6712, Cell: (416) 559-9640, Email:,

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