The Canadian PressNovember 1, 2013 15:32
TORONTO - Canadian auto and truck sales last month were up 7.4 per cent from a year ago, according to data Friday compiled from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.
Light vehicle sales totalled 145,460 for the month, up from 135,476 in October 2012 as Ford led the way with a gain of more than 10 per cent.
The U.S. automaker sold 22,635 vehicles for the month, up from 20,561 a year ago.
"We are proud to have achieved the best month of sales on record in more than 15 years," Ford Canada president and chief executive Dianne Craig said in a statement.