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Record Month for Volkswagen Canada

June Sales Set Another Standard

AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/13 -- After another strong month, Volkswagen Canada has now posted record sales results for eighteen consecutive months. In June, 5,606 new cars and light trucks were reported sold by the company, 2% above last year's total of 5,500. Year-to-date sales of 31,337 are also at record-setting levels, 9% over last year (28,862).

"Never before have we been able to offer such a broad variety of exceptional vehicles," stated Maria Stenstrom, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "Our European engineering and outstanding dynamics set us apart, and our quality, value and fuel efficiency deliver what our customers are looking for."

Once again, the Jetta remains a best-seller, with 2,541 sold last month. Now more affordable than ever, the Tiguan compact sport utility increased its sales by 35% over last year.

With TDI Clean Diesel technology available on six different models, Volkswagen is able to offer all of the fuel savings of a diesel, without sacrificing drivability, interior space or cargo capacity.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of June 2013:

Volkswagen                                     June 2013        Year-to-Date
Golf                                               1,236               6,255
Beetle                                               259               1,463
Jetta                                              2,541              15,237
Eos                                                   37                 358
Passat                                               615               3,675
Tiguan                                               714               3,200
Routan                                                 0                 100
Touareg                                              204               1,049
TOTAL                                              5,606              31,337

About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952 and celebrating its 60th year in the country, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive nameplate in Canada, and sells the Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf GTI, Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 136 independent Canadian Dealers. It is the leader in affordable TDI Clean Diesel vehicle sales in Canada, and forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.

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