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Three finance trends to watch

Three finance trends to watch

February 14, 2018 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

While dealers are adapting to change, so too are their lenders, according to Michael McGhee, Senior Vice President & Division Head, TD Auto Finance Canada in his remarks at the 6th annual CADA Summit. McGhee says the focus for TD Auto Finance this year is improvement. “More than ever we […]

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CADA Summit 2018 kicks off

CADA Summit 2018 kicks off

February 14, 2018 at 11:53 am 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2018 The 2018 CADA Summit kicked off with a detailed look at economic forces impacting Canada, and how it would impact the Canadian consumer. The annual gathering of dealers and industry leaders took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on the eve of […]

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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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CBB announces 2018 Best Retained Value Awards

CBB announces 2018 Best Retained Value Awards

February 14, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Canadian Black Book has announced the winners of its 2018 Best Retained Value Awards in 20 categories, along with an additional three in the overall brand group. Toyota dominated the list, coming in first in eight categories and taking two of three brand wins, with Porsche awarded the third spot. […]

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GM’s Maven launches car sharing service in Toronto

GM’s Maven launches car sharing service in Toronto

February 14, 2018 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Maven, a subsidiary of General Motors, has launched an urban car sharing service in Toronto, according to the company’s news release. “Toronto has a unique spirit. Residents are constantly on the go and want more sharing and mobility options,” said Julia Steyn, Vice President, General Motors Urban Mobility and Maven. […]

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CBB golf tournament renamed in honour of Kathy Ward

CBB golf tournament renamed in honour of Kathy Ward

February 14, 2018 at 11:18 am 0 comments

The 21st annual Canadian auto industry golf tournament will take on a new name this year: The Canadian Black Book Kathy Ward Memorial Golf Tournament. The event, hosted by CBB, is meant to honour the company’s former CEO who passed away in December 2017 after losing a multi-year battle with […]

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Canadians enjoy intimate encounters in their vehicle

Canadians enjoy intimate encounters in their vehicle

February 14, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Canadians love their cars for more than just the ability to rev the engine — they enjoy the opportunity to have intimate encounters in their vehicle as well, according to a study commissioned by autoTRADER.ca. A whopping 75 per cent of Canadians have confessed to having been physically intimate in […]

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ABSC Board of Directors names new Executive Director

ABSC Board of Directors names new Executive Director

February 7, 2018 at 10:48 am 0 comments

The Board of Directors of the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) has named Jason Dale as its new Executive Director, according to a Georgian College news release. “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Georgian College to bring my years of industry experience to contribute to the […]

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