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  • CADA Summit less than one month away

    CADA Summit less than one month away

    The 6th annual CADA Summit is less than one month away, and with a larger event space at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, dealers can still register for this premier event focused on how Canada’s retail automotive industry will evolve in the near future. “We design every aspect of this […]

  • Quebec dealer Norman Hébert Jr. awarded Order of Canada

    Quebec dealer Norman Hébert Jr. awarded Order of Canada

    Quebec dealer Norman Hébert Jr. has been awarded the Order of Canada, one of the highest and most distinguished civilian honours for merit in the country, according to a news release from the Governor General of Canada. Hébert, who is the President and CEO of the Groupe Park Avenue dealerships, […]

  • CBB Used Vehicle Retention Index shows growth

    CBB Used Vehicle Retention Index shows growth

    Canadian Black Book has announced the release of its second Used Vehicle Retention Index, revealing a year over year growth in December 2017. Last December saw a 3.8 per cent gain in values YOY compared to the same period in 2016, and a month over month growth of 0.6 per […]

  • Government helps increase EV charging stations in N.B.

    Government helps increase EV charging stations in N.B.

    The government of Canada has invested $450,000 in NB Power’s eCharge Network in an effort to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in New Brunswick, according to a news release. “Expanding the network of electric vehicle charging stations, in New Brunswick and across the country, will give Canadians […]

  • Used vehicle prices increase in December

    Used vehicle prices increase in December

    The Average Cash Price of most Top 10 Funded Used Vehicles sold through Dealertrack Canada’s network saw an annual increase of 5.23 per cent in December 2017, according to the company’s data. “2017 was a solid year overall for the used car business and our Dealertrack Canada network, and we […]

  

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New vehicle sales top 2-million for first time ever

New vehicle sales top 2-million for first time ever

January 10, 2018 at 9:44 am 0 comments

As has been expected for several months, new vehicle sales in Canada in 2017 set a new annual record, for the fifth consecutive year, and they topped the mystical 2-million mark for the first time ever. The final tally was 2,038,798 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles sold, an increase […]

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Family honours Kathy Ward with Celebration of Life event

Family honours Kathy Ward with Celebration of Life event

January 10, 2018 at 9:43 am 0 comments

A Celebration of Life event is being organized to honour the life and many achievements of Canadian auto industry icon Kathy Ward. The event will be held January 23, 2018 at the Universal EventSpace located at 6250 Highway 7, Vaughan, Ont., L4H 4G3. It will take place between 2:00 p.m. […]

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CIAS to offer EV test drives from carmakers

CIAS to offer EV test drives from carmakers

January 10, 2018 at 9:41 am 0 comments

The Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) will be offering attendees the chance to test drive electric vehicles from a wide range of carmakers, according to a news release. The offer aligns well with the event’s theme, The New Movement, and is available for attendees aged 21 and older with a valid […]

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Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle tech could improve driving

Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle tech could improve driving

January 10, 2018 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Nissan has unveiled new technology that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, according to the company’s news release. Known as Brain-to-Vehicle or B2V, the technology is expected to help redefine the interaction between vehicles and humans and enhance the driver. The feature is based on the […]

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Mercedes-Benz adjusts leadership for corporate stores

Mercedes-Benz adjusts leadership for corporate stores

January 10, 2018 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz Canada’s corporate stores will now be reporting to Robert Müller, the newly-appointed Vice President of Corporate Retail, the company said in a news release. The change in leadership structure has already been implemented as of January 1, 2018. The corporate stores, which include the seven Toronto Retail Group and […]

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Auto industry icon Kathy Ward dies

Auto industry icon Kathy Ward dies

January 3, 2018 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Kathy Ward, past President and CEO at Canadian Black Book, passed away on Christmas Eve after she courageously fought a multi-year battle against cancer. She was 60 years old. The Canadian auto industry icon retired in September 2016 after 36 years with the company. Under her leadership, Canadian Black Book […]

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Quebec’s ZEV regulations will impact dealers

Quebec’s ZEV regulations will impact dealers

January 3, 2018 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The Quebec government’s recently approved Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Standard needs more work, according to David Adams, President of the Global Automakers of Canada. Isabelle Melançon, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, issued the final regulations in support of Bill 104 between Christmas and New […]

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CRA Standard Rate rises slightly in 2018

CRA Standard Rate rises slightly in 2018

January 3, 2018 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business, otherwise known as the CRA Standard Kilometre Rate, has gone up slightly in 2018. Most of the income tax deduction limits and expense benefit rates concerning the use of a vehicle for business purposes have remained the same for 2018. […]

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