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Canada could reach 2 million new cars by year’s end

Canada could reach 2 million new cars by year’s end

December 6, 2017 at 9:36 am 0 comments

The Canadian auto industry could potentially reach a final sales tally of 2 million new cars by the end of 2017 —  a milestone that has not yet been achieved in the history of Canada, according to Brian Murphy, Vice President of Research and Editorial at Canadian Black Book. Murphy […]

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Kia opens “Stinger Salons” in U.S. shopping malls

Kia opens “Stinger Salons” in U.S. shopping malls

December 6, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Kia has opened several showcases in high-traffic shopping centres across the U.S. to offer consumers a more “immersive and exclusive” experience with its new 2018 Stinger model. The carmaker appears to be following in the footsteps of its Genesis sibling by bringing its product where consumers like to browse and […]

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Cox Automotive campaign tackles distracted, impaired driving

Cox Automotive campaign tackles distracted, impaired driving

December 6, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Cox Automotive Canada has announced the release of a series of videos about the dangers of driving impaired or distracted as part of its campaign to raise awareness about the issue. “As an automotive company, it is important to continue to remind Canadians of the risks of impaired and distracted […]

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Hydrogen fuel cell sales on the rise

Hydrogen fuel cell sales on the rise

December 6, 2017 at 9:28 am 0 comments

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles sales appear to be on the rise as more than 5,500 units were sold since they were launched — a  number that is expected to top  6,000 units by the end of 2017, according to Information Trends. The market research firm based its data on a […]

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U.S. dealerships aren’t ready for EV invasion

U.S. dealerships aren’t ready for EV invasion

November 29, 2017 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Traditional dealerships in the U.S. are not yet prepared for the electric vehicle (EV) invasion that is rapidly coming their way, according to a report by Ipsos RDA, a global market and opinion research specialist. The study, meant to help prepare dealers for this eventual reality, looked at the sales […]

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Porsche to improve technical services with AR glasses

Porsche to improve technical services with AR glasses

November 29, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Porsche has introduced a new way of improving technical services at dealerships with the introduction of its Augmented Reality glasses. Known as “Tech Live Look,” the company’s specialized eyewear allows a remote support team to see exactly what the service technician is seeing — in real time. “Our main goal […]

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CarProof carves out spot among entrepreneurs, innovators

CarProof carves out spot among entrepreneurs, innovators

November 29, 2017 at 10:50 am 0 comments

CarProof has announced the launch of a new Product Lab in Kitchener’s Communitech Hub, which currently supports more than 1,400 tech companies. The move is part of the company’s goal to build and create new experiences and solutions for the Canadian auto sector. A member of the Ontario Network of […]

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Zippity disrupts car service delivery with mobile garage

Zippity disrupts car service delivery with mobile garage

November 29, 2017 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Zippity is the latest company to disrupt the U.S. auto retail industry by introducing a mobile mechanic’s garage in Boston. The on-site car maintenance service is one of many examples of how startups are impacting the traditional car service delivery model by creating new ways of catering to consumer demands. […]

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