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November sales stall but still second-best ever

November sales stall but still second-best ever

December 6, 2017 at 9:38 am 0 comments

After six consecutive months of record-breaking numbers, November’s new-vehicle sales in Canada came up short of those for the same month last year — albeit not by much. The 158,653 new cars, trucks and SUVs delivered were the second-highest tally ever for November, down just 1.2% from 2016’s all-time record. […]

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GM tops October sales as record run continues

GM tops October sales as record run continues

November 8, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Things are tightening up at the top of the Canadian sales charts as the auto industry continues its charge towards a fifth consecutive record year and a first-ever tally of more than 2-million new vehicles sold in a calendar year. For the ninth time this year, October set a new […]

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September sales set yet another record

September sales set yet another record

October 4, 2017 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The boom times just keep on rolling. September sales of 186,837 new cars, trucks and SUVs in Canada were up 7.7% from a year ago, setting yet another monthly record — the eighth this year. Only in April did sales fail to surpass those from a year earlier. Even more […]

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August auto sales maintain record-breaking momentum

August auto sales maintain record-breaking momentum

September 13, 2017 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

While auto sales south of the border are experiencing a downturn that goes beyond the recent effects of Hurricane Harvey, here in Canada they’re maintaining the record-breaking pace that has characterized most of 2017. August was the fourth consecutive month and the seventh this year to set an all-time record […]

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Red-hot auto sales continue in July

Red-hot auto sales continue in July

August 9, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

For the third consecutive month and the sixth of seven this year, new-vehicle sales in Canada in July set an all-time record for the month. Sales of 181,834 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles were up 4.9 per cent  from July 2016, 8.8 per cent better than the five-year historical average […]

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May sales bounce back — big time!

May sales bounce back — big time!

June 7, 2017 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

After a slight softening in April, auto sales in Canada bounced back big-time in May. Sales of 216,861 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles, up 11.2% from last May, were the greatest for any month ever, only the second time in history that they’ve topped 200,000. May’s sales were 14.2% […]

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April sales down slightly

April sales down slightly

May 3, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

After three consecutive months of record sales to kick off the year, the pace slacked off in April, but not by much. Sales of 197,203 new cars, trucks and SUVs were down 1.6% from March 2016’s record tally, but still the second-highest ever for the month. In addition, April sales […]

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Strong March auto sales continue good year

Strong March auto sales continue good year

April 5, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Abnormally wintry weather across Canada in March did nothing to cool down the record pace of new-vehicle sales that has so far typified 2017. With 187,540 new cars, trucks and SUVs sold, fully 7.1% more than in March 2016, last month marks the third consecutive month of record sales volumes […]

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