Data & Research

March 12, 2019

February 2019 – Sales

February 2019 – Sales in Canada Although it was the third highest-selling in February on record, light vehicle sales in Canada dropped 3.7% to 120,891 units last month. This is also the twelfth consecutive month of declining sales in Canada. In February, passenger car sales continued to decline, down 16.0% to 30,124 units, while light […]

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February 7, 2019

January 2019 – Sales

January 2019 – Sales Canadian light vehicle sales declined 7.3% to 108,774 units in January, although it was the fourth highest January sales on record. Passenger car sales fell 13.7% to 27,084 units, while light truck sales dipped 4.9% to 81,690 units, representing 75.1% share of light vehicle sales in January. Total sales of Japanese […]

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January 28, 2019


TORONTO, [Jan. 28, 2019] – Canada’s Japanese-brand auto manufacturers posted the fifth consecutive year of record sales in 2018, with total light vehicle sales rising almost two per cent over the year to just over 733,000 units, according to figures released this week by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association of Canada (JAMA Canada). Several JAMA […]

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January 10, 2019

December 2018 – Sales

December 2018 Sales Although annual light vehicle sales reached 2 million units for the second consecutive year, sales in December declined 6.4 % to 116,519 units compared to 2017. Passenger car sales dropped 6.2% to 30,957 units in December, while light truck sales fell 6.5% to 85,565 units. Japanese brand sales in December rose 9.9% […]

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December 19, 2018

November 2018 – Sales

November 2018 – Sales Canadian light vehicle sales were down 9.4% to 143,668 units, the eighth consecutive monthly drop in 2018 and the sharpest decrease since 2009. Passenger car sales fell 11.4% to 39,031 units, while light truck sales dipped 8.7% to 104,637 units. Total sales by JAMA Canada members slipped 1.6% to 55,524 units […]

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December 19, 2018

October 2018 – Sales

October 2018 sales Canadian light vehicle sales dropped by 1.9% to 161,125 units in October (the second highest sales for October on record) which was the eighth consecutive monthly decline since March. Passenger car sales declined 6.9% to 45,437 units, while light truck sales were up marginally 0.2% to 115,688 units. Japanese brand sales as […]

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October 5, 2018

September 2018 – Sales

Canadian light vehicle sales were down by 7.4% to 172,974 units in September, the largest monthly drop since 2009. Passenger car sales were down 13.7% to 49,279 units, and even light truck sales in September dipped 4.7% to 123,696 units.

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September 7, 2018

August 2018 – Sales

Canadian new light vehicle sales dropped for the sixth consecutive month, down 1.6% to 180,942 units over August 2017.

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August 8, 2018

July 2018 – Sales

Canadian new light vehicle sales in July fell 3.6%, which marks the fifth consecutive month of year-on-year declines and its largest percentage slide thus far this year.

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