Volkswagen Canada Achieves 1.4% Sales Increase for August 2007

    AJAX, ON, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to announce that
its sales totalled 3,672 new units for August 2007, compared with 3,623 new
units in August 2006, an increase of 1.4%. This also translates into a gain in
YTD sales from 22,408 in August of 2006 to 26,523 units in August of 2007, an
increase of 21.6%.
    The City Jetta recorded its best sales month ever, with 643 units sold in
August 2007. The New Beetle and Passat sedan sales are doing very well with
192 and 257 units, respectively, sold in August 2007, representing 13.6% and
16.5% increase over last year. Moreover, the sales of the newly-introduced
Touareg 2 are off to a great start, with sales of 85 units sold in August
2007, a jump of almost 40% compared to last year.

    Sales by model line for the month of August 2007 were:

                                         August 2007
                           City Golf         728
                           City Jetta        643
                           Golf                7
                           Rabbit            610
                           GTI               123
                           New Beetle        173
                           Jetta             801
                           Eos               136
                           Passat            347
                           Touareg            85

    Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada, Inc. is headquartered in Ajax,
Ontario. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg,
Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars
and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the City Golf, City Jetta,
Rabbit, GTI, New Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Eos, and Touareg 2 through more than
130 independent Canadian dealers.
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For further information: Patrick Saint-Pierre,, (905) 428-5858

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