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October sales down again but record year still in sight

October sales down again but record year still in sight

November 9, 2016 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

For the fifth month this year, new vehicle sales in Canada in October were down from the same period last year – this time by a significant amount. Sales of 154,542 new cars, trucks and utilities were 5.2% fewer than for October 2015 – the greatest year-over-year decline of any […]

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September sales dip but still second-best ever

September sales dip but still second-best ever

October 5, 2016 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

While September new vehicle sales in Canada were down for the third consecutive month compared to last year, the decline of a mere 0.5 per cent is far from bad news. Last September’s sales were the highest on record for the month, which leaves this September’s tally of 173,460 new […]

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Sales continue to cool in August

Sales continue to cool in August

September 7, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

For the second month in a row and the third in the past four, August’s new vehicle sales in Canada fell below those for the same month a year ago. It’s the first time since early 2013 that there have been two consecutive months of year-over-year declines, according to DesRosiers […]

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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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