Articles by: Brian Moskowitz

Pop-ups shake up auto retail

Pop-ups shake up auto retail

August 4, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Dealers watch to ensure new OEMs’ pop-up retail experiences aren’t the thin end of a wedge If fewer people are visiting dealerships to look at cars, is the answer to bring the cars to the people? OEMs around the world, and now in Canada, are experimenting with a variety of […]

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Fair trade

Fair trade

August 3, 2017 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A homegrown valuation tool is becoming popular among dealers and consumers for its reliability, speed and simplicity A new trade-in valuation tool designed for Canadians from the Canadian dealer perspective is quickly gaining traction with dealers and consumers around the country, said Marty Meadows, President, Mobials Inc. Built by the […]

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CADA releases Laureate finalists video

CADA releases Laureate finalists video

June 7, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) released the names of the 15 finalists vying for the 2017 CADA Laureate Dealer Recognition Awards in a new video. The submissions from the 15 finalists will now be reviewed by independent judges from the Ivey Business School at Western University. They will then […]

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Inside Automotive video: Michael Croxon, NewRoads Automotive Group

Inside Automotive video: Michael Croxon, NewRoads Automotive Group

June 7, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

In this episode, Inside Automotive host and Canadian auto dealer columnist Chuck Seguin speaks with Michael Croxon, President and CEO, NewRoads Automotive Group. Different topics covered in the interview include NewRoads’ expansion north of Toronto, the group’s HR-deployment style after acquiring a new dealership and the process of merging different […]

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Eco-friendly car journey to launch on Parliament Hill

Eco-friendly car journey to launch on Parliament Hill

June 7, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is kicking off its sixth EcoRun on June 15 in Ottawa at a ceremony on Parliament Hill featuring the 19 fuel-efficient and eco-friendly vehicles that will drive a total of 670 kilometres, said the organization in a news release. Some of the country’s […]

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New trade-in valuation platform gaining momentum

New trade-in valuation platform gaining momentum

June 7, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Tradesii, a recently launched trade-in valuation tool is quickly gaining industry traction, as more than 250 dealers across Canada have signed on in the first three months since its release. Built by the London, Ont. automotive industry technology tools provider Mobials Inc., the off-the-shelf tool for dealer websites or larger […]

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Twist Eco Car Wash saves water without using chemicals

Twist Eco Car Wash saves water without using chemicals

June 6, 2017 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

K Detail Plus has launched a new retail-focused website to promote Twist Eco Car Wash, a car cleaning system that uses saturated dry steam and micro-fibre cloths to clean and sanitize vehicles, says Moneer Korban, owner of K Detail Plus and Dealer Principal of K Motors Inc. Manufactured in Italy […]

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The new reality of used

The new reality of used

June 6, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

How digital tools are changing the auction game and dealer priorities Integration, efficiency and transparency are foundational pillars for success in the automotive remarketing business. But the critical role of logistics, quick delivery and accuracy in sourcing the right vehicles turn these pillars from a set of broad strategic criteria […]

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