Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. reported sales of 751 units in May, an increase of 5.9 percent over April 2012. The top sellers of the month were once again the XC60 premium crossover and S60 sport sedan, which sold 219 and 214 units respectively in May.
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. will be moving to a new location this fall after 40 years at the Gordon Baker Road location. Currently under construction, the brand new facility is being built to epitomize Volvo's global Next Face program that is steadily being implemented in showrooms around the globe.
Marc Engelen has been appointed as President & CEO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., succeeding Jeff Pugliese. Pugliese will conclude his four year term as President & CEO of Volvo Cars of Canada, returning to Volvo Cars of North America to head up the commercial sales division as of July 1, 2012.
The Bromont CCI*** Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, will welcome Volvo as its title sponsor for the international equestrian event taking place June 7 to 10, 2012, in Bromont, Quebec.
Volvo Car Corporation has chosen electronic equipment supplier Mitsubishi Electric Corporation as partner for the next-generation infotainment system for future Volvo cars.
Volvo Car Corporation recorded an EBIT of 1 636 MSEK in 2011. Sales improved by 20.3 %, to 449 255 units.
The Volvo XC60 now also becomes available in the exclusive Inscription version - designed around customers who want to add an extra luxurious, personal touch to the dynamic XC capability.The Inscription buyer can choose between four colours on the seats, fully upholstered in fine semi-aniline quality leather.The XC60 Inscription package also includes several other distinctive interior features and the possibility to spice up the curb appeal with additional options like the charcoal headliner, special effect paint and 20-inch wheels.
Ontario Provincial Police are partnering with Volvo of Oakville to offer a car seat installation clinic for area residents. The initiative will provide awareness of proper installation techniques and clarification of current laws.
Volvo Cars of Canada is pleased to host Canadian driver Aaron Povoledo and the race-winning K-Pax Volvo C30 at the 2012 Canadian International Autoshow (CIAS) in Toronto. Povoledo, who raced the C30 during the 2011 season of the Pirelli World Challenge, will be at the Volvo booth in the 800 level of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Family Day (Monday, February 20th) to hand out posters and answer questions about the bright yellow # 88 racecar.
The Volvo C30 has been honoured with the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership Award. Presented at the Chicago Auto Show, the C30 claimed the top spot in the Entry-Level Luxury Car segment, a testament to its remarkable value. The all-new 2012 awards honour current model-year vehicles and brands with the lowest projected ownerships costs, based on Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership data for the initial five-year ownership period.