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CBB golf tournament renamed in honour of Kathy Ward

CBB golf tournament renamed in honour of Kathy Ward

February 14, 2018 at 11:18 am 0 comments

The 21st annual Canadian auto industry golf tournament will take on a new name this year: The Canadian Black Book Kathy Ward Memorial Golf Tournament. The event, hosted by CBB, is meant to honour the company’s former CEO who passed away in December 2017 after losing a multi-year battle with […]

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Canadians enjoy intimate encounters in their vehicle

Canadians enjoy intimate encounters in their vehicle

February 14, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Canadians love their cars for more than just the ability to rev the engine — they enjoy the opportunity to have intimate encounters in their vehicle as well, according to a study commissioned by autoTRADER.ca. A whopping 75 per cent of Canadians have confessed to having been physically intimate in […]

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ABSC Board of Directors names new Executive Director

ABSC Board of Directors names new Executive Director

February 7, 2018 at 10:48 am 0 comments

The Board of Directors of the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) has named Jason Dale as its new Executive Director, according to a Georgian College news release. “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Georgian College to bring my years of industry experience to contribute to the […]

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January sales kick off 2018 at record pace

January sales kick off 2018 at record pace

February 7, 2018 at 10:46 am 0 comments

If the pace of new-vehicle sales in Canada is set to moderate in 2018, as has been widely predicted, the market has yet to get the message. After two consecutive months of declines, January sales bounced back to set an all-time record for the month, with 117,308 vehicles sold, a […]

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U.S. new car prices jump 4 per cent

U.S. new car prices jump 4 per cent

February 7, 2018 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Average new car prices in the U.S. rose nearly 4 per cent in January 2018 compared to the same period last year, according to the analysts at Kelley Blue Book. “January was a strong month for transaction prices, rising nearly 4 percent on average,” said Tim Fleming, analyst for Kelley […]

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A special tribute to the founders of LAR

A special tribute to the founders of LAR

February 7, 2018 at 10:38 am 0 comments

In December 2017, family, friends and colleagues were invited to Leader Auto Resources (LAR’s) headquarters in Montreal, Que. to attend a special tribute to the founders of the largest car dealer buying group in North America. Jean-Marc Bourassa, who passed away in 2017, and Fred Pechet, were recognized for their […]

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AJAC reveals Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year finalists

AJAC reveals Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year finalists

February 7, 2018 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has announced six potential winners for the 2018 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year, with Mazda leading the way in three categories, according to a CIAS news release. The three car finalists are: the Honda Accord for Best Large Car, the […]

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Toyota Surpasses 3,000 Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Sales

Toyota Surpasses 3,000 Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Sales

February 1, 2018 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Move over polluters, the Toyota Mirai, one of the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, has surpassed 3,000 sales in California. Having reached this new milestone, Mirai make up more than 80% of all hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in the United States. The Toyota Mirai, a four-door, mid-size […]

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