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Canada home to cleanest energy grids for EVs

Canada home to cleanest energy grids for EVs

November 15, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

Canada is home to 70 per cent of the 10 best locations in North America for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by driving an electric car, according to a new report by the 2 Degrees Institute. The study measures the impact of driving an EV in North America and the benefits […]

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BOOK by Cadillac expands reach to L.A., Dallas

BOOK by Cadillac expands reach to L.A., Dallas

November 15, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Cadillac is expanding its BOOK program to drivers in the greater Los Angeles and Dallas metro areas, as it seeks to reach a larger number of consumers that want shorter leasing commitments. The pilot program, which originally started in the New York metro area, is described by the automaker as […]

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DMT hires former BMW marketing expert

DMT hires former BMW marketing expert

November 15, 2017 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Steve Ambeau, BMW Group’s former Global Head of Digital Marketing for the MINI brand, has joined DMT Development Systems Group Inc. as the company’s new Vice President of Marketing. The move is part of DMT’s plan to hire more staff and extend its product and geographic reach. Located in the […]

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CIAS to focus on changes in auto industry

CIAS to focus on changes in auto industry

November 8, 2017 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Canadian International AutoShow, which will focus on how the automotive industry is reinventing itself. The event theme, “The New Movement,” is meant to reflect the changes taking place within the auto world by exploring the evolution of the automobile in terms of […]

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U.S. new car prices hit record high

U.S. new car prices hit record high

November 8, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Average new-car transaction prices in the U.S. jumped 2 per cent year-over-year in October,  compared to the same period in 2016, according to the analysts at Edmunds. The increase represents an all-time high for the month due in large part to a strong demand for trucks and SUVs. “The shift […]

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KBB lists 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2018

KBB lists 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2018

November 8, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Kelley Blue Book has announced the 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2018. The list is meant to help new car buyers navigate the numerous in-car features available to consumers. The list is a good example of how the focus has shifted from the powertrain to the technological aspect of a […]

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Future of Mobility considers changes to Canadian auto industry

Future of Mobility considers changes to Canadian auto industry

November 8, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

This year’s Future of Mobility – Automotive Tech Symposium focused on whether or not the Canadian automotive industry is ready to handle the wave of transformative changes coming its way. The event was held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Ont. on November 1. Panelists debated on a […]

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U.S. new-car prices remain relatively flat

U.S. new-car prices remain relatively flat

November 1, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

The average new-car price for light vehicles in the U.S. is now $35,263 — up 0.3 per cent year-over-year from October 2016, according to Kelley Blue Book. The industry average has increased, but only slightly and as such remains relatively flat. “Transaction prices continue to rise at a slower pace […]

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