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  • John White takes helm of CADA

    John White takes helm of CADA

    John White, the new President and CEO of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), recognizes he is replacing an industry legend, but says he’s up for the challenge of leading Canada’s national dealer association. White, an automotive industry veteran with decades of experience in the retail and manufacturing side of […]

  • CADEX 2016 tackled big issues

    CADEX 2016 tackled big issues

    It was a packed house at the fifth annual CADEX East Management Conference, as Nova Scotia dealers convened at the Casino Nova Scotia in Halifax on April 15th to discuss the issues of the day. The annual half-day conference, organized by the Nova Scotia Automobile Dealers Association (NSADA), is then […]

  • Used car leaders honoured

    Used car leaders honoured

    Canadian used car industry members were recognized during a special luncheon at the 2016 Auto Remarketing Canada Conference on April 5 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ont. The CPO Dealer of the Year, presented by NCM Associates, went to Don Valley North Toyota. Adesa Montreal took home the […]

  • Peyton Manning inspires dealers

    Peyton Manning inspires dealers

    CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE NADA 2016 COVERAGE AND VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS. Recently retired, and destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL legend Peyton Manning entertained and inspired delegates on the last day of the NADA 2016 Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. It was one of what […]

  • NADA predicts record sales year for 2016

    NADA predicts record sales year for 2016

    CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE NADA 2016 COVERAGE AND VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS.   It looks as if 2016 is shaping up to be a record year for new vehicle sales for cars and light trucks, reaching 17.7 million vehicles, according to Steven Szakaly, NADA’s Chief Economist. Szakaly made the comments at […]

  

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Priestner acquires Acura dealership

Priestner acquires Acura dealership

April 27, 2016 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

AutoCanada’s Pat Priestner has acquired SouthView Acura through his holding company, PPH. PPH will control 75 per cent of the dealership, while Dave King, Owner and Dealer Principal, will own 25 per cent, said Priestner. The transaction was reviewed and approved by AutoCanada’s independent members of the Board of Directors, […]

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Mercedes Benz Toronto dealerships lend helping hand

Mercedes Benz Toronto dealerships lend helping hand

April 27, 2016 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

For the fourth consecutive year, Mercedes-Benz will be partnering with the Heart and Stroke Foundation to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to customers and the general public. From the end of April to the beginning of November, complimentary hands-only CPR training sessions will be offered at all seven Mercedes-Benz Corporate Stores […]

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Trucks, SUVs offer low monthly lease prices

Trucks, SUVs offer low monthly lease prices

April 27, 2016 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

Trucks and SUVs are starting to steal the leasing show, said Wantalease.com, a U.S. online marketplace for new car lease deals. The site found a growing number of trucks and SUVs can now be leased for under $350 per month in the U.S., and some, including luxury models, for as […]

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Evans appointed VP, GM of Dealertrack Canada

Evans appointed VP, GM of Dealertrack Canada

April 27, 2016 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

Richard Evans has been appointed to head Dealertrack’s Canadian operations as the new Vice-President and General Manager, replacing Michael McCarthy in the role. Evans is initially working with Michael Collins, senior Vice-President at Dealertrack as he transitions toward retirement. Following Collins’ retirement, Evans will work with Mark Furcolo, senior Vice-President […]

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Canadians could gain trust in autonomous vehicles

Canadians could gain trust in autonomous vehicles

April 20, 2016 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

While Canadians lack trust in autonomous vehicles, that could change in the next decade, found the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). In a recent survey, CAA found nearly two-thirds of Canadians would not trust a vehicle to drive itself, but more than half (57 per cent) think the technology will advance […]

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Chevy Volt named top Canadian green vehicle

Chevy Volt named top Canadian green vehicle

April 20, 2016 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt has once again been recognized as Canada’s top green car. The vehicle received the Canadian Green Car Award at the Green Living Show in Toronto, a three day long consumer show. Just recently, the vehicle was crowned the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) 2016 Canadian […]

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Acura, Toyota have highest residual values

Acura, Toyota have highest residual values

April 20, 2016 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

To help educate consumers about the residual values of their vehicles after five years, Edmunds.com released its Best Retained Value Awards for 2016 in the United States, awarding Toyota and Acura top prizes. Toyota won more model-level categories than any other carmaker with a total of five awards, and was […]

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J.D. Power sold to XIO Group

J.D. Power sold to XIO Group

April 20, 2016 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

XIO Group, a Chinese-based global investments firm, has agreed to acquire car research and ratings company J.D. Power and Associates, for $1.1-billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016, pending regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. “We are thrilled that XIO Group recognizes […]

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