Automobile manufacturer Chevrolet has revealed that it sold more cars in 2007 than in 2006.
The company sold 27.6 per cent more vehicles over the course of the year, with the Matiz being picked up by 7,183 new drivers.
It also marks the most successful year for the firm since it arrived at dealerships in the UK in 2005.
The new year will see Chevy chase improved figures on 2007, with two new cars being released in the first six months of 2008.
"Looking forward, we have even more excitement in the pipeline and I look forward to seeing the Chevrolet brand become even more established as we introduce new models," he said.
Founded in 1911, Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, produces cars and trucks – in a range of different types from subcompact to medium duty commercial vehicles.
Its biggest-selling models in the US include the Silverado and the Impala.