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Sales cool down in July summer heat

Sales cool down in July summer heat

August 10, 2016 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

July may have been the hottest month in Canada ever in terms of weather but new-vehicle sales cooled down, falling below last year’s levels for the second time in the past three months. July sales of 173,303 new cars, trucks and utilities were down 2.6 per cent from the same […]

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June sales rebound to renew record pace

June sales rebound to renew record pace

July 6, 2016 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

May’s modest downturn in new-vehicle sales now appears to be just a hiccup in the long-running trend of monthly year-over-year sales increases in Canada. Sales rebounded strongly in June with 191,088 new cars, trucks and utilities sold — a 7.4 per cent increase from June 2015 and the most ever […]

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Canadian auto sales dip in May

Canadian auto sales dip in May

June 8, 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

For the first time this year, and only the second time since December 2013, new-vehicle sales in Canada were lower in May than in the same month a year earlier. Sales of 194,866 new vehicles were down just 1.6 per cent from the same month a year ago — a […]

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April sales top any month ever

April sales top any month ever

May 4, 2016 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Canadian auto sales have broken so many records recently that we’ve become almost inured to the news. But April’s sales results trump anything that’s come before. For the first time ever, according to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, light vehicle sales topped 200,000 in April, setting an all-time record for any month. […]

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Auto sales stay hot in February

Auto sales stay hot in February

March 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Auto sales in Canada maintained a hot pace in February, with sales of 119,201 new vehicles setting a new record for the month, surpassing the mark last set in 2008. February sales were up 9.1 per cent from year-ago levels, almost matching January’s 9.6 per cent improvement and already starting […]

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January auto sales soar into 2016

January auto sales soar into 2016

February 3, 2016 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A slight hiccup in December sales, the first year-over-year decline in 32 months, caused some concern that Canada’s three year run of record sales might be coming to an end. If so, it’s not apparent in January sales, which soared 9.6 per cent above those for the same month in […]

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FCA tops sales charts for 2015

FCA tops sales charts for 2015

January 6, 2016 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s seemed inevitable for several months but it’s never over until it’s over. Now it’s over and it’s official: total sales of 1,898,485 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles in Canada in 2015 set a new all-time sales record — the third in three years — eclipsing the 2014 record […]

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The countdown is on

The countdown is on

December 2, 2015 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

The fat lady hasn’t sung yet but she’s warming up in the wings, getting ready to celebrate a third consecutive year of record sales for new vehicles in Canada. Another monthly record in November with sales of 145,426 vehicles, up 4.7 per cent from the record set last year, has […]

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