TORONTO, ON – September 1, 2011 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) today reported sales of 14,012 Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, trucks and SUVs in August, 2011 – up 8.9% from the same month the previous year. This included a 29.3% boost to passenger car sales across all three brands, with Lexus luxury passenger sales up 30% for the best ever August.
Supporting Canada’s desire for Toyota vehicles, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.’s (TMMC) return to 100% production capacity ensures a renewed supply of Canadian-built Corolla, Matrix, RAV4 and RX350 vehicles.
With the pending launch of the all-new Camry, Yaris, Prius v and Scion iQ, the final months of 2011 are shaping up to be very exciting.
“As Toyota’s sales momentum continues, we thank those Canadians who helped us outpace the industry in August,” said Tony Wearing, Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. “In addition, the return to 100% production capacity at our Canadian plants means Canadians can shop with confidence for our most popular Toyota models.”
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About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every 2011 vehicle. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.