Thursday, September 5, 2013

Ford tops Canadian Auto sales in August

Ford tops Canadian Auto sales in August
TORONTO, 4.9. Reuters) - Canadian Auto sales recorded their best August ever industry data, which showed on Wednesday with Ford Motor Co. outsells Chrysler Group and General Motors co and Japan's largest auto maker made double-digit profits published.

Automakers sold 149.301 vehicles in Canada last month a 6.5 percent increase compared to a year according to DesRosiers automotive consultants.

Ford Canada sold the most cars in August, with sales rising 7.1 percent year on year. In August, higher than the 25.461 he sold 27.268 cars and trucks last August the Detroit automakers. Sales rose by 1.8 percent this year.

40.4 Percent more cars sold last month at 6.856 vehicles the automaker. His models of Ford Fiesta and fusion saw sales soar 84 percent and 57 percent, respectively. Revenue fell 0.8 percent to 20.412 truck.

Chrysler Canada was a distant second, but still its best August in 13 years and reported year to-date its best sales in 25 years, partly reinforced by robust passenger car sales.

The company sells 21.932 vehicles, up 6.6 percent from the 20.569 it in August of last year and 7.1 per cent year to-date.

Car sales rose 15.5 percent to 3,699, truck sales by 5 percent to 18.233 units were sold.

GM Canada saw sales "Nudge" slightly higher in August with 21.091 car and truck sold, an incremental increase of 0.1 percent. This year, climbed 2.7 percent total sales.

The company sold 6,090 passenger cars, to 5.9 percent, and 15.001 truck, a 2.8 percent increase in August last year.

Toyota Motor Corp. lead the Pack among the major Japanese automakers. Toyota Canada 17.647 vehicles sold a modest 0.5 percent in August. Total sales this year the Scion and Lexus, 0.9 percent, one with a strong truck sales offsetting decline in passenger car sales.

Honda Canada sold 16.208 vehicles, August 19 percent including its Acura Division, skip the last year's sales. Year-to-date, total climbed 12 percent. Honda Canada is a Honda Motor Co Ltd

Nissan Canada, a unit of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., its best August included and 8,192 vehicles, a jump of 29.4 percent over the same period of the previous year. Nissan's year-to-date results, which include the sales of the Infiniti Division, rose by 2.8 percent.

In the United States, sales for all carmakers rose at their fastest pace for almost six years, since shortly before the onset of the recession of 2007-2009.

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