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Alberta regulator tackles automotive fraud

Alberta regulator tackles automotive fraud

March 8, 2017 at 11:22 am 0 comments

The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is warning used car buyers to think twice before signing a deal that’s too good to be true. They’ve joined the Fraud Prevention Forum partners in a mission to raise awareness during March, Fraud Prevention Month. “An informed consumer who is prepared to […]

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AddEnergie gets funding for EV charging stations

AddEnergie gets funding for EV charging stations

March 8, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Quebec-based AddEnergie will get up to $7 million in federal government funding to develop advanced electrical-vehicle charging stations across Canada. The company will use the money for projects to install more than 1,000 new charging stations across Canada by 2019 and to develop the next generation of fast-charging stations and […]

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Online platform disrupts upstream vehicle remarketing

Online platform disrupts upstream vehicle remarketing

March 8, 2017 at 11:13 am 0 comments

With more than 40 currencies and nearly 30 languages currently supported, the RMS Automotive platform integrates with client technology and enables commercial consignors to manage the complete vehicle lifecycle — from new car build to used car sale — and enhance the value of their remarketing inventory. Since entering the […]

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Drivers around the world want latest technology

Drivers around the world want latest technology

March 1, 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

The number of people who think driver and passenger technology are “very important” increases with income, according to global researcher GfK. Their online survey across 17 countries found that while factors like safety, fuel economy and operating cost top the list of important features, vehicle technology matters to more than […]

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Dx3 Canada spotlights digital marketing, advertising and retail

Dx3 Canada spotlights digital marketing, advertising and retail

March 1, 2017 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Dx3, Canada’s largest digital marketing, advertising and retail conference, comes to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on March 8 and 9. An interactive exhibit, ‘The Seamless Shopping Experience’ will feature demonstrations by Shopify, Monteris, Interac and Beehivr and will focus on how companies can leverage solution to meet the needs […]

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Green Car Award judging is under way

Green Car Award judging is under way

March 1, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Over the next six weeks, judges will evaluate 18 vehicles to determine this year’s Green Car Award winners. Presented at the annual Green Living Show in Toronto on April 7, the awards honour vehicles with the greatest potential to benefit the environment. Three nominees in each of six categories include: […]

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DMT to expand lead-generation software products

DMT to expand lead-generation software products

March 1, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

DMT Development Systems Group has raised capital in a growth equity financing round led by private investment firm Sageview Capital to expand the company’s suite of software products. Built on a multi-tenant SaaS platform, the softwares enables auto manufacturers and dealerships to efficiently generate and manage leads. The company expects […]

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Two new TradeRev plans serve high and low volume users

Two new TradeRev plans serve high and low volume users

March 1, 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

New customized plan options from TradeRev are designed to simplify the accounting process, while serving the needs of both high and low volume dealers.The TradeRev mobile app creates a simplified, transparent real time automotive exchange, adding speed and efficiency to the resale process. It gives the seller visibility into all […]

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