Category: News

AutoCon 2013: A well-rounded event

September 11, 2013

Some dealer conferences can leave you feeling a bit left out, especially if there wasn’t a workshop or keynote address that talked about your aspect of the store. At the second annual AutoCon (short for Auto Connections) conference, held at …

Used vehicle prices remain high

September 11, 2013

Both in Canada and the U.S. prices for used vehicles continue to remain high, facilitated by lower supply and higher quality cars and trucks. In the U.S. the NADA Used Car Guide said that prices for used cars and light …

Endras breaks ground on new Infiniti store

September 5, 2013

Endras Automotive Group recently broke ground on the site of its new Infiniti dealership, located at 200 Achilles Road, in Ajax, Ont. Situated next to the group’s existing BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad facility, the new site signifies the group’s …

WD Co-Auto awarded Mighty master licence

September 5, 2013

Recently, western dealers Co-Auto, which serves 875 dealer members in Western Canada, was awarded an exclusive master licence to distribute Mighty Auto Parts products in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan as well as Yukon Territory. The new …

Student run auto show proves a hit

September 5, 2013

Power outages, high winds, rain, humidity and cold temperatures — you can throw it all at the Automotive Business School of Canada students and they still put on a smiling face and deliver a great auto show. Despite the less-than-ideal …

New digital word of mouth tool arrives

September 5, 2013

MOBILE APP CAPTURES AND SHARES FEEDBACK FROM CUSTOMERS In business, any business, you’re only as good as your reputation. And reputation is something a lot of dealers find themselves struggling with. From a consumer standpoint, car dealers don’t often rank …

Manheim Toronto appoints new GM

September 4, 2013

Manheim Canada has announced the appointment of Don Wallace as general manager of Manheim Toronto. In his new role, Wallace is responsible for all business operations at Manheim’s Canadian flagship location, and the country’s first and largest auction. A respected …