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Mulroney to headline 2018 CADA Summit

Mulroney to headline 2018 CADA Summit

December 13, 2017 at 9:40 am 0 comments

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney will be among the keynote speakers, panelists and industry experts participating in the 6th annual CADA Summit on Feb. 14, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Organized by the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association, and held this year for the first time in conjunction with […]

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TRADER launches digital ad platform for dealers

TRADER launches digital ad platform for dealers

December 13, 2017 at 9:38 am 0 comments

TRADER has announced the launch of a comprehensive new digital advertising platform known as “TRFFK” that is exclusively designed for Canadian car dealers, the company said in a news release. “Knowledgeable, experienced and interdisciplinary teams utilize proprietary data-driven insights to develop strategies based on actual Canadian car shopper behaviour. This […]

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CBB offers new monthly Used Vehicle Retention Index

CBB offers new monthly Used Vehicle Retention Index

December 13, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Canadian Black Book has released its first Used Vehicle Retention Index for Canada, complete with neutral commentary on the pricing trends, the company said in a news release. The index is meant to provide industry professionals and watchers with “unbiased and accurate insights and statistics” regarding the health of the […]

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Used vehicle prices increase in November

Used vehicle prices increase in November

December 13, 2017 at 9:31 am 0 comments

The Average Cash Price of the Top Funded Used Vehicles sold through Dealertrack Canada’s network experienced an annual increase of 4.84 per cent in November, according to the company’s data. Nine out of the 10 vehicles on the list benefited from a year-over-year gain, with the Nissan Rogue CUV experiencing […]

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Fastlane expands online service to independent, used car dealers

Fastlane expands online service to independent, used car dealers

December 13, 2017 at 9:28 am 0 comments

Fastlane, a U.S.-based company that provides dealers with an online car-buying presence, is expanding its service to the independent and pre-owned dealer market in January 2018, according to a news release. The e-commerce and showroom technology provider plans to use its online platform to “aggressively” enter the used car dealership […]

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Canada could reach 2 million new cars by year’s end

Canada could reach 2 million new cars by year’s end

December 6, 2017 at 9:36 am 0 comments

The Canadian auto industry could potentially reach a final sales tally of 2 million new cars by the end of 2017 —  a milestone that has not yet been achieved in the history of Canada, according to Brian Murphy, Vice President of Research and Editorial at Canadian Black Book. Murphy […]

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Kia opens “Stinger Salons” in U.S. shopping malls

Kia opens “Stinger Salons” in U.S. shopping malls

December 6, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Kia has opened several showcases in high-traffic shopping centres across the U.S. to offer consumers a more “immersive and exclusive” experience with its new 2018 Stinger model. The carmaker appears to be following in the footsteps of its Genesis sibling by bringing its product where consumers like to browse and […]

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Cox Automotive campaign tackles distracted, impaired driving

Cox Automotive campaign tackles distracted, impaired driving

December 6, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Cox Automotive Canada has announced the release of a series of videos about the dangers of driving impaired or distracted as part of its campaign to raise awareness about the issue. “As an automotive company, it is important to continue to remind Canadians of the risks of impaired and distracted […]

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