Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Chrysler Mexico Reports February Sales Increase

Sales up 13.6 per cent versus February, 2007, marking 9 consecutive months of growth

Mexico City, Mar 17, 2008 - Chrysler Mexico reported February sales of 10,452 Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge brand vehicles, an increase of 13.6 per cent compared to February, 2007. This marks the best February sales for Chrysler Mexico since 2001 and is the 9th consecutive month of sales growth for Chrysler Mexico.

“Chrysler Mexico continues its positive trend in 2008 and sets new records despite being in a slightly down market,” said Joseph ChamaSrour, President and Managing Director of Chrysler Mexico. “Contributing to our success is a broad and innovative product lineup that offers quality, technology, attractive designs and the best warranty in the business.”

February 2008 Sales Highlights

In February, the Jeep brand increased 58.6 per cent, pushing overall Chrysler Mexico SUV sales up 16 per cent. The successful SUV sales was led by the 7 model Jeep lineup, offered in Mexico, including the Compass, Patriot, Wrangler, Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee, Commander and Liberty.

The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country, maintains its momentum and minivan sales increased 19.7 per cent in February.
Chrysler de Mexico, headquartered in Santa Fe, Mexico has 1,200 salaried employees and 5,000 hourly employees.

Source: Chrysler

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