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GM Canada Sales Up 2 Per Cent

Jun 3 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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OSHAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 -- Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 23,654 vehicles in May 2013, an increase of 2 per cent for the month.

"The Cadillac ATS, the North American Car of the Year, and the Canadian-built XTS are attracting passionate luxury customers to Cadillac," said Marc Comeau, GM of Canada's vice-president of sales, service and marketing. "These two new vehicles drove Cadillac sales up more than 55 per cent for the month. When the new CTS joins the Cadillac portfolio later this year, Cadillac's car lineup will be all-new featuring the performance, design and technology desired by luxury drivers."

Additionally, customers can also benefit from our exclusive partnership with AIR MILES, offering up to 3,000 AIR MILES reward miles for a new vehicle purchase or lease during the months of May and June.

May 2013 Sales Highlights

-- Total Chevrolet car sales were up 5 per cent for the month, driven by sales of the iconic Chevrolet Camaro which was up 29 per cent for the month-- Buick crossover sales were up 51 per cent for the month, driven by sales of the all-new Buick Encore-- Cadillac sales are up 30 per cent for the year-- Sales of the GMC Terrain were up 9 per cent for the month



Total GM sales were up 2 per cent compared to last April.

About GM Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) employs more than 9,000 people across the country and is a recognized leader in green manufacturing. GMCL markets the full range of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and related services through Canada's largest automotive dealer network. More information regarding GMCL models can be found at www.gm.ca, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.



Contacts:
Adria MacKenzie
GM Canada
905-644-6044





Source: Marketwire


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