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Buyers will travel for good deal: survey

Buyers will travel for good deal: survey

March 22, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

A new survey from online listings site CarGurus finds that active online shoppers are willing to travel much further if they find the right vehicle. The survey randomly selected 1,000 Canadians over the age of 18 and found that 70 per cent of respondents who used four or more websites […]

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ADESA Canada appoints new exec

ADESA Canada appoints new exec

March 22, 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

ADESA Canada has named Steve Langdon, former president of RSR Global, as its new senior director of business development. Most recently, Langdon served as president of a leading finance and insurance solutions provider for the automotive industry, RSR Global. Prior to that, Langdon held leadership roles in dealer sales, technology […]

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OpenRoad Auto wins prestigious award: again

OpenRoad Auto wins prestigious award: again

March 22, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Canada’s Best Managed Companies program has recognized a B.C.-based dealership group as one of Canada’s best managed companies for the fifth year in a row. The prestigious program honoured OpenRoad Auto Group, B.C.’s largest volume dealership group with its Gold Standard Requalification designation for “more than just financial performance,” said […]

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New editor joins Canadian auto dealer team

New editor joins Canadian auto dealer team

March 22, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

Canadian auto dealer magazine is pleased to announce that Brian Moskowitz has joined the editorial team in the role of Managing Editor. Previously, Brian worked as a daily news reporter in several Canadian cities such as Edmonton, Alta. and London, Ont. “We are pleased to strengthen our team by adding […]

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Softening used U.S. car market surprises analysts

Softening used U.S. car market surprises analysts

March 22, 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

The U.S. used vehicle market veered off the normal course of anticipated growth in February with a steep decline, taking analysts by surprise, according to J.D. Power. “Used vehicle prices were exceptionally soft in February 2017,” said Larry Dixon, J.D. Power Senior Manager of Market Intelligence in a statement. Dixon […]

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Boom times continue with record February sales

Boom times continue with record February sales

March 15, 2017 at 8:06 am 0 comments

Defying widespread expectations of a slowdown, the new-vehicle market remained buoyant in Canada in February, setting yet another new monthly record. While sales declined south of the border, they were up by 3.2% in the Great White North, with 123,032 new vehicles sold. “One has to wonder whether or not […]

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Predicting big sales in your future

Predicting big sales in your future

March 15, 2017 at 8:05 am 0 comments

A software provider says it has developed the technology that gets rid of the “guesswork” when it comes to predicting who is ready to buy a car. Infiniti (and other OEMs) have partnered with automotiveMastermind, an industry predictive analytics and marketing automation technology firm, to boost sales across its U.S. […]

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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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