Aussie sales data

Saab Australia used the Midsommar sales event to pretty good effect.

Sales for June 2006 were up 83.7% over June last year, with 281 new Saabs finding homes last month as opposed to 153 in 2005.

Sales for the first 6 months of 2006 are up to 978 units so far. This compares to 662 for the same six-month period in 2005. A rise of 47.7% year-to-date.

Congratulation Saab Australia!!

Aussie Aussie Aussie!

Oi! Oi! Oi!

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  1. I was pleasantly surprised by receiving only yesterday the latest promotional flyer in a form of an e-mail form Praveen Batish. Now this figures news from Swade. If the results at hand are any indication of what his agenda is we are in for a strong and healthy revival of Saab’s position Down Under. I haven’t met or even seen a photograph of the guy but his hands on approach is the medicine we need. So, can it be or can it not be done and fix matters in a reasonable time ??? We need more Praveens around the world and the Hirsch brand to be pushed to the sky !!!

  2. Volvo sold over 60.000 vehicles in US the first six month, even if they were down 9%. Last year they sold 35.000 in Germany. Don’t remember the sales figures for Saab in Germany, but they were very low.

    There is a huge pontential in these two markets. Don’t know what to blame the most: the line-up or the marketing.

  3. If it’s happening big time in other markets it can’t be the line up. The handling of the brand has to be what makes it or breaks it anywhere. Why are the leading German brands doing so well on the other hand and Volvo too ??? Their line up is not fantastic is it not ???

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