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Cruze and Edge claim Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle honours

Cruze and Edge claim Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle honours

April 20, 2011 at 7:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Ford, Mercedes-Benz take other awards The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) declared the Chevrolet Cruze the Canadian Car of the Year and the Ford Edge the Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year in a press conference held at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto in February. Ford’s Inflatable […]

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New dates for Georgian College Auto Show

April 20, 2011 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

The students at Georgian College changed the date for their annual auto show. Usually held in the fall, the show will be held from June 3-5 in 2011. “We hope to take advantage of warmer weather. This move will allow us to make better use of space on college property,” […]

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Digital Dealer conference next week in Orlando

April 15, 2011 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

The 10th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition is being held next week from April 19-21 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this event is, “the Future is Now” and conference organizers say there are more than 70 sessions with an emphasis on cutting edge topics […]

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Plethora of new product debuts this week

Plethora of new product debuts this week

April 15, 2011 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

With two international auto shows, New York and Shanghai, overlapping each other – the last of the major shows until fall – the industry is deluged with new product launches this week. Given their global reach, many of those vehicles are being unveiled the same day at both shows (a […]

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GM dealers launch new lawsuits

GM dealers launch new lawsuits

April 14, 2011 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

General Motors was in the news again this week, when the Globe and Mail reported dealers launched new lawsuits launched against the auto maker complaining about the way company treated them in awarding new Chevrolet franchises. Greg Keenan, the Globe’s auto industry reporter reported that two Buick-GMC dealers in eastern […]

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VW/Audi, Ford, Hyundai top value awards

April 2, 2011 at 10:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The value landscape is changing. VW/Audi earned the most awards and Ford made big advances in Strategic Vision’s annual Total Value Index. But the Hyundai Sonata set a new record for all segments, luxury included. Strategic Vision’s Total Value Index (TVI) findings are a way of summarizing a very comprehensive […]

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Impact of Japanese crisis spreads

Impact of Japanese crisis spreads

April 2, 2011 at 2:55 am Comments are Disabled

Almost three weeks after a hurricane and tsunami devastated Japan, much of the nation’s auto industry remains shut down and the resulting disruption in the critical global parts supply chain is beginning to impact automakers in the rest of the world. Assembly plant shutdowns in Japan have led to losses […]

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Elantra is Canada’s best selling car

Elantra is Canada’s best selling car

April 1, 2011 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

For the second-month in a row, Hyundai’s high-styled new Elantra was the top-selling car model in Canada in February, while Volkswagen’s new Jetta continued its advance on the sales charts. Ford’s F-150 remained atop the truck charts with the Dodge Caravan in second spot. In first place for both the […]

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