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September sees double-digit gain for used vehicles

September sees double-digit gain for used vehicles

October 18, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

The number of Top Funded Used Vehicles in Canada saw a double-digit increase in September, according to data from Cox Automotive Canada’s Dealertrack online credit application network. The volume of these vehicles saw a 10.7 per cent year-over-year increase compared to the same period last year. The growth is seen […]

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Porsche offers on-demand access to vehicles

Porsche offers on-demand access to vehicles

October 18, 2017 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Porsche has introduced a new sports car and SUV pilot program meant to provide consumers with access to a range of models via a mobile app. Known as Porsche Passport, the program is a good example of how the automaker is using its new cars as a service model meant […]

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Hyundai modernizes its U.S. car buying experience

Hyundai modernizes its U.S. car buying experience

October 18, 2017 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Hyundai has introduced a program that is expected to modernize its U.S. car buying experience. Known as Shopper Assurance, the program is meant to provide potential car buyers with more options and greater convenience than the traditional process of visiting and purchasing a car at a dealership. “For nearly a […]

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Alan Bird gets honourary diploma from Georgian

Alan Bird gets honourary diploma from Georgian

October 18, 2017 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Alan Bird, industry veteran and a longtime supporter of the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC), donned his gown last week, took the stage, and was honoured with a well deserved Board of Governors’ Honourary Diploma from Georgian College. The college bestows the honourary diploma to individuals who have “demonstrated […]

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DMT hires two senior executives as part of expansion plan

DMT hires two senior executives as part of expansion plan

October 18, 2017 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

DMT Development Systems Group Inc. has announced the addition of two new members of the team as part of the company’s expansion plans. Entrepreneur, educator and philanthropist Mark Evans joined the DMT board of directors in September, along with senior executive and business leader Sean MacDonald, who will be the […]

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Well-known car dealer, Ted Knight dies at 78

Well-known car dealer, Ted Knight dies at 78

October 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Ted Knight, a well-known car dealer with dealerships in western Canada who was very active in his community and served faithfully as Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), passed away Friday Oct. 13, 2017. He was 78 years old. In an obituary, his family writes that Ted “succumbed […]

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Dealer Drive streamlines test drive experience

Dealer Drive streamlines test drive experience

October 11, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

TRADER Corporation partnered with Australian-based technology company Dealer Drive to offer a digital test drive tracking and analytics solution for Canadian automotive retailers and OEMs. The app-based technology provides real time data to those signed up for the service. Customer information can be entered directly into a tablet or smartphone, […]

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Dealertrack adds two new OEM brands to credit application network

Dealertrack adds two new OEM brands to credit application network

October 11, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Cox Automotive Canada’s Dealertrack partnered with Nissan Canada Canada Finance/Infiniti Financial Services (NCF/IFS) to launch a new captive lender program. The program will allow Nissan and Infiniti dealers in Canada to secure financing for their customers from NCF/IFS through a single connection via the Dealertrack Canada online credit application network. […]

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