MONTREAL May 2 General Motors Co on
Tuesday reported a 16 percent rise in April auto sales for
Canada, as demand for crossovers fueled the company's best April
results since 2008.
The automaker reported the sale of 30,948 total vehicles in
April, an increase of 16 per cent over the same month a year
Fiat Chrysler however reported April sales in
Canada of 27,373 vehicles, down 9 per cent, compared with the
same month a year earlier.
Canadian auto sales hit record highs in 2016 because of
consumer demand for pickups and SUVs, despite ending the year on
a weaker note that could continue in 2017.
(Reporting By Allison Lampert; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)