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June Sales Record at Volkswagen Canada

All New Golf Now Available

AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- June sales at Volkswagen Canada established a new all-time record for the month. A total of 6,226 new cars and light trucks were sold through the company's 136 dealers. This represented an 11% increase over the previous record, which was set in 2013. Year-to-date, 30,616 new Volkswagens have been delivered.

Dealers have just started to receive the all-new, 7th generation Golf. The latest version of the bestselling hatchback was previously named the 2013 "World Car of the Year" by a panel of international journalists, and is now available in Canada.

Powered by an all-new, 1.8 litre direct-injected turbocharged engine, the Golf combines world-class driving dynamics with outstanding efficiency and top-rated crashworthiness to deliver an excellent value equation.

The all-new 5 door Golf will be joined by a 3 door variant later this summer. A TDI Clean Diesel engine will also be added to the lineup in September. The Golf sets a new benchmark when it comes to comfort and refinement in the hatchback class.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of June 2014:


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   Volkswagen                          June 2014             Year to Date
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   Golf                                    1,069                    2,603
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   Beetle                                    142                    1,151
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   Jetta                                   3,087                   16,439
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   Eos                                        58                      264
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   Passat                                    700                    4,062
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   Tiguan                                    993                    5,099
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   Touareg                                   177                      998
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   TOTAL                                   6,226                   30,616
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About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952, 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, 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.

Visit Volkswagen Canada online at Volkswagen.ca.

Contacts:
Volkswagen Canada
Spokesperson: Thomas Tetzlaff
905-428-5858
[email protected]

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