Articles by: Jackie Roth

New ADESA facility fosters collaboration

New ADESA facility fosters collaboration

March 15, 2017 at 8:04 am 0 comments

ADESA, a leading provider of vehicle auction and remarketing services, has opened new, 10,583-square foot headquarters in Mississauga, Ont. The facility will house about 50 employees of ADESA and AutoVIN, a subsidiary that provides vehicle inspections and inventory verification services. The new office allows teams from ADESA, which is a […]

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Mr. Lube is Best Managed Company — yet again

Mr. Lube is Best Managed Company — yet again

March 15, 2017 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Car dealers who compete with aftermarket service providers won’t be happy to hear that Mr. Lube has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fifth year in a row. The quick lube provider in the routine automotive maintenance sector also attained Gold Standard status for excellence in […]

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Remarketing conference offers three content tracks

Remarketing conference offers three content tracks

March 8, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

Dealers and dealership employees can get free registration to the Auto Remarketing Canada Conference April 3-4 at the Harbour Castle Hilton in Toronto. Attendees from all facets of the remarketing and used-vehicle industry will get together to learn, share and network at the annual event, which features large-scale keynote sessions, […]

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Auto dealers join forces to fight distracted driving

Auto dealers join forces to fight distracted driving

March 8, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

The third annual Auto Dealers Against Distracted Driving campaign kicked off March 1 and will run through the month, with hundreds of auto dealers across the country participating. They plan to collect more than 20,000 pledges against driving distracted from customers, community members and staff. The campaign aims to educate […]

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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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