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London, Ont. gets first Mitsubishi dealership

London, Ont. gets first Mitsubishi dealership

June 1, 2011 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (MMSCAN) marked the official opening of a new dealership this week located at 1045 Wharncliffe Rd. South, in London, Ont. A ribbon cutting ceremony and fundraising also marked the occasion. The president and CEO of MMSCAN, Koji Soga, was on hand to assist in the […]

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Jim Bell’s 5 Must Have Forms

Jim Bell’s 5 Must Have Forms

May 26, 2011 at 8:59 pm Comments are Disabled

These are a series of aids developed by Jim Bell, of Global Automotive Consultants, which will provide you with the tools to assess your operation of your service department. Their ease-of-use format was designed specifically for dealers and should, if employed correctly, help drive your dollars further. **Right click open […]

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Canadian Volvo dealers to benefit from new partnership

Canadian Volvo dealers to benefit from new partnership

May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

Aspen Marketing Services and Volvo Cars of Canada Corporation have announced a partnership. The partnership sees Aspen becoming a preferred supplier of a newly developed Aftersales Customer Retention (ACR) program offered exclusively to 44 Volvo dealers in Canada. “Volvo Cars of Canada is pleased to partner with Aspen Marketing Services […]

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Lincoln, Chrysler top Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Lincoln, Chrysler top Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

The California-based auto marketing and consulting firm AutoPacific has released the results of its 15th-annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), which are intended to help consumers make informed vehicle purchase decisions. AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, based on a study of over 68,000 new- vehicle owners in the U.S., serves as an […]

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Sym-Tech announces new Senior Regional Manager

Sym-Tech announces new Senior Regional Manager

May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

Sym-Tech announced it has promoted Julie Sebastian to the post of Senior Regional Manager. Sebastian joined the company thee years ago as regional manager for the Southwestern Ontario region. Sebastian has more than 25 years experience in the retail automotive industry and has held various position in sales, management, dealership […]

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Chrysler repays Canadian and U.S. government loans

Chrysler repays Canadian and U.S. government loans

May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

Following completion of new refinancing transactions, Chrysler Group fulfilled its promise to taxpayers and governments yesterday, repaying (US)$7.6 billion in loans from Canadian and U.S. governments, plus $1.8 billion in interest and other considerations, more than six years before they were due. The company made payments of  (US)$1.7 billion to […]

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Nissan nabs GM/Saab veteran

Nissan nabs GM/Saab veteran

May 25, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

Nissan Canada announced that industry veteran Michael Colleran is joining the company as regional vice-president, responsible for field sales and sales operations across the Canadian market. Colleran joins Nissan Canada from Saab Automobile AB, where he served as the president and chief operating officer for the independent Saab Automobile in […]

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Avoid deceptive tricks to build online reputation

Avoid deceptive tricks to build online reputation

May 20, 2011 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Regulators and consumers are exposing fake reviews When I searched the phone number of a used goods store where I shop for guitars and musical gear, I read the shop’s only online review posted in Google. It was negative, and directed a per- sonal attack at the business owner. I […]

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