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Merger reached between Sirius Canada and XM Canada

Merger reached between Sirius Canada and XM Canada

June 22, 2011 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., the parent company of XM Canada, and Sirius Canada Inc., announced this week that the organizations have completed the merger announced in November 2010. Operating as SiriusXM Canada, the newly merged entity will have more than 1.8 million subscribers and form one of the country’s […]

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Global forces shape Canada’s auto sector, says Conference Board report

June 22, 2011 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

The Conference Board of Canada just released a new report that takes an in depth look at how global developments are affecting Canada’s auto industry. The report, “Canada’s Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry-Spring 2011” finds that Canada’s motor vehicle manufacturing industry is feeling the effects of global […]

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CAA-Quebec create service for charging electric vehicles

CAA-Quebec create service for charging electric vehicles

June 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

With the installation of an initial network of public charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs)—the “Circuit Électrique” announced by Hydro-Québec—soon to begin in the province, CAA-Quebec is offering a telephone help line that will assist owners of EVs when their batteries are running low and they need a charge. “CAA-Quebec […]

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Hybrids still too costly, says BCAA study

Hybrids still too costly, says BCAA study

June 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

While gas-electric hybrid vehicles may have saved thousands of tonnes of CO2 and other emissions from entering the atmosphere, they haven’t saved owners much money, if at all, according to a new study. The annual Hybrid Vehicle Cost and Savings Analysis released by the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA), found […]

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Shirley Canty honoured for service

Shirley Canty honoured for service

June 22, 2011 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

There were tears and cheers as Shirley Canty, the colourful and spirited executive director of the Manitoba Motor Dealers Association, gave her final speech to the people she has served for more than 29 years. Canty’s farewell talk was delivered at the MMDA’s annual conference held June 9-11 in Winnipeg, and […]

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Lexus Richmond opens new store

Lexus Richmond opens new store

June 15, 2011 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Lexus Richmond has officially opened the doors to its new $18 million dealership, designed to be as luxurious as it is sustainable. Located at 5631 Parkwood Way in Richmond, B.C., the almost 70,000 square foot facility – featuring the largest indoor showroom in Canada – hopes to achieve LEED Silver […]

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UOIT opens GM “Automotive Centre of Excellence”

UOIT opens GM “Automotive Centre of Excellence”

June 15, 2011 at 6:24 pm Comments are Disabled

On June 13, 2011, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) officially opened the General Motors of Canada Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE). This state-of-the-art facility provides full climatic, durability and vehicle lifecycle testing, including one of the largest and most sophisticated climatic wind tunnels in the world. “This […]

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Free webinar June 16 on online reviews

Free webinar June 16 on online reviews

June 15, 2011 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

DealerRater, the car dealer review website will host a live webinar on the topic of “Harnessing the Power of Online Reviews” in association with Capital Ford of Regina, Sask.  This 45-minute free online session will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 1:00PM EST. In this webinar, DealerRater will share […]

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