Richmond Hill, Ontario – New vehicle sales in Canada dropped by 4.9 per cent in July when compared to the same period in 2010, according to industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers.
A total of 141,472 passenger cars and light trucks were sold during July, compared with 148,756 the year before. Year-to-date to the end of July, sales are up 1.5 per cent, with a total of 949,244 vehicles sold.
Overall, Ford took first place, selling a total of 27,329 vehicles, followed by Chrysler at 23,251. All of the Japanese brands except for Mitsubishi reported a drop in sales from July 2010.
The sales figures for July are as follows:
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