Articles by: Canadian auto dealer

CBB used index shows January decline

CBB used index shows January decline

February 21, 2018 at 11:37 am 0 comments

 January experienced its first decline in nearly a decade, according to the Canadian Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index, which provides insights and statistics about the health of the used car market in Canada. Based on the report, the industry benefited from a 3 per cent gain in January, year-over-year, […]

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Ontario’s dealer industry generates over 50,000 jobs

Ontario’s dealer industry generates over 50,000 jobs

February 21, 2018 at 11:36 am 0 comments

The automobile dealer industry in Ontario generates 53,000 direct jobs and more than $37 billion in retail sales annually, according to a study by PwC Canada, commissioned by the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA). TADA has shown through its report that its members generate and facilitate 77,554 jobs through direct […]

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Honda, Chrysler win AJAC Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year

Honda, Chrysler win AJAC Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year

February 21, 2018 at 11:34 am 0 comments

The Honda Accord and Chrysler Pacifica received Canada’s highest automotive honours after being named the 2018 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year during the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto. “We’re thrilled to declare the Honda Accord to be the Canadian Car of the Year for 2018, and the […]

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Darryl Hilton named Kijiji’s Head of Automotive Sales

Darryl Hilton named Kijiji’s Head of Automotive Sales

February 21, 2018 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Kijiji Canada has named Darryl Hilton as its National Head of Automotive Sales, according to a company news release. Darryl brings with him 20 years of experience in the automotive industry in both supply and retail. He joins the Kijiji team, which is part of the eBay Classifieds Group, after […]

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GM’s Maven talks launch, competitors and cyber security

GM’s Maven talks launch, competitors and cyber security

February 21, 2018 at 11:28 am 0 comments

General Motors recently launched a car sharing service in Toronto, Ont., through its subsidiary Maven. The carmaker enters a crowded market with competitors like Daimler’s Car2go, ZipCar and Enterprise CarShare as it shifts its focus from more established U.S. operations to the Canadian playing field. Canadian auto dealer caught up […]

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Brian Mulroney talks NAFTA

Brian Mulroney talks NAFTA

February 15, 2018 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Exclusive interview: Canadian auto dealer editor Todd Phillips interviews former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at CADA Summit. Click to watch video interview.

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Welch: NADA confident in dealer model

Welch: NADA confident in dealer model

February 15, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The current franchise dealership model is alive and well and will be strong for years to come, according to Peter Welch, President and CEO of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA). Welch took the stage at the 2018 CADA Summit to discuss his association’s perspective on today’s automotive industry, referencing […]

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CIAS to host 40 vehicle reveals during media day

CIAS to host 40 vehicle reveals during media day

February 14, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

A total of 40 vehicles are expected to be revealed during Media Preview Day for the 2018 Canadian International AutoShow, further positioning Toronto as a “leader for automotive debuts in Canada,” according to a CIAS news release. “Headlining an impressive roster of reveals are three North American debuts and seven […]

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