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  • Ken Greenberg

    Car sharing expert to speak at CADA Summit

    There will be some interesting perspectives shared on the role of the automobile in our future at the upcoming CADA Summit in Toronto. Among those views will be those shared by car sharing expert Ken Greenberg who has a vision of cities that are more pedestrian and bike friendly and […]

  • Tomorrow’s cars hyperconnected, says CADA Summit speaker

    Tomorrow’s cars hyperconnected, says CADA Summit speaker

    Tomorrow’s connected cars will be more than just technologically advanced — they will also create better connected dealer and customer relationships, says Richard Wallace, Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), and the moderator for the Connected Car session at the 3rd annual CADA Summit held Feb. 11, 2015 […]

  • Steve Chipman

    Lots of work ahead, says new CADA Chairman

    Steve Chipman, CADA Laureate and one of Canada’s most respected and influential dealers, is the newly-elected Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). Canadian auto dealer sat down with Chipman for an exclusive interview at the Western Canadian Dealer Summit in Las Vegas, Nev. Chipman is the President & […]

  • The SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) is a visual extravaganza for car enthusiasts who make their living in the automotive industry.

    Viva Las Vegas

    A trio of automobile dealer associations from Western Canada joined forces to create one big super event for their collective members this year — and the first-ever Western Canadian Dealer Summit held Nov. 6-8 in Las Vegas, Nev. appears to be a hit. Rather than hold an annual conference in […]

  • Toyota Canada celebrates 50 years

    Toyota Canada celebrates 50 years

    Fifty years ago, Toyota granted a distributorship agreement to Canadian Motor Industries, Ltd. (CMI), which would later become Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI). Since those humble beginnings TCI has come a long way. Over the last five decades, Canadians have purchased over 4.6 million TCI vehicles. And today, almost half of […]

  

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Go Green, says Honda

Go Green, says Honda

December 17, 2014 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

To help encourage all auto dealers to reduce their environmental footprints, Honda has launched its “Green Dealer” Guide, a 93-page energy efficient roadmap for dealerships. Intended to help dealerships and similar commercial buildings considered as having “high energy” loads, the automaker claims its Environmental Leadership Program over the past three […]

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Volvo switches gears

Volvo switches gears

December 17, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

When it comes to automotive marketing, Volvo said it’s hoping to push boundaries with a new global strategy that it claims will put the Swedish automaker leaps and bounds ahead of the global automotive industry. Called ‘the Volvo Way to Market,’ the automaker’s new strategy is designed to challenge traditional […]

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CADA Summit selling out quickly

CADA Summit selling out quickly

December 16, 2014 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

The CADA Summit is creeping up but spots are already selling out for the must-attend industry event, says Patrice Maltais, Industry Relations Officer for the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association, and coordinator for the Summit. “Registrations are on pace to match last year’s sell out, so we’re very happy with the […]

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Exclusive interview draws near

Exclusive interview draws near

December 16, 2014 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

Canadian auto dealer is presenting an exclusive in-depth video interview with Michael McCarthy, General Manager for Dealertrack Canada, which will go live tomorrow morning on Dec.18 at 11 a.m. ET. The video will be accessible at: http://canadianautodealer.ca/on-the-road-livestream-interview-with-michael-mccarthy-dealertrack/ The interview will probe the future of the automotive retail industry, with questions […]

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Carfax employees love their workplace

Carfax employees love their workplace

December 16, 2014 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

If you treat your employees well, they will voice their appreciation. Such is the case at Carfax, in which the company was recognized recently by employer review site Glassdoor as one of the ‘Best places to Work’ in the U.S. for 2015. “This recognition from Glassdoor is a remarkable achievement […]

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Drawing contest inspires Nissan Brazil

Drawing contest inspires Nissan Brazil

December 16, 2014 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

What started out as a simple drawing contest by the children of Nissan Brazil workers turned into real concept sketches. To help celebrate Children’s Day, the kids were instructed to draw the cars they wanted to see in the future. The results of the contest blew the judges away, so […]

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Car Nation continues its expansion

Car Nation continues its expansion

December 16, 2014 at 10:43 pm 0 comments

Auto dealers in GTA take heed — Car Nation Canada has expanded once again by adding a second location in Burlington, Ont. with its first ‘DIRECT’ superstore in the area. Located off the QEW, the new location will feature a service department with 16 bays, a parts department, and automotive […]

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A complete process

A complete process

December 12, 2014 at 9:33 pm 0 comments

Effective data mining can help you sell more new cars, find quality used ones and drive both customer retention and CSI You’re a dealer. You’re witnessing more change in the way you do business today than at any time in the past. Your customers are armed to the teeth with […]

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