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  • Toyota dominates Best Retained Value awards

    Toyota dominates Best Retained Value awards

    Toyota continued it’s winning streak in the annual Canadian Black Book “Best Retained Value” awards, coming away with six awards for vehicles that depreciate the least. For the seventh straight year, the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma dominated in the truck space in their respective categories. The brand’s plug-in vehicles also […]

  • Honda, Mazda win top AJAC awards

    Honda, Mazda win top AJAC awards

    The Honda Civic has been named the 2016 Canadian Car of the Year and the Mazda CX-3 is the Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year. The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) revealed the award-winners at an early morning press conference on media preview day at the Canadian International Auto […]

  • CADA Summit 2016: CADA Laureates share their wisdom

    CADA Summit 2016: CADA Laureates share their wisdom

    SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 One of the most popular sessions at the CADA Summit is when dealers hear from some of their esteemed peers — the CADA Laureates. The three newest CADA Laureates took to the stage to share some of their elements of success and talk […]

  • DSI Award winners named at CADA Summit

    DSI Award winners named at CADA Summit

    SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 Honda Canada once again took the top spot at this year’s CADA DSI Awards, presented at a luncheon event as part of the CADA Summit on Feb. 10, 2016. “Honda Canada prides itself on its relations with our dealers,” said Jean Marc LeClerc, […]

  • CADA Summit 2016: Economists weigh in

    CADA Summit 2016: Economists weigh in

    SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 Oil prices, international trade and millennials were hot topics during the Economic Panel at this year’s CADA Summit, held Feb. 10 at the Omni King Edward Hotel. Panelists including Mike Moffatt, Assistant Professor, Ivey Business School and Chief Economist at the Mowat Centre, […]

  

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Watch your mouth

Watch your mouth

February 11, 2016 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 Dealers could be one sentence or one slip up away from doing serious damage to their brands and their dealership’s reputation, according to crisis communications expert and media trainer Jeff Ansell, President of Ansell and Associates. Ansell was the evening keynote at the […]

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Less store, and more story, says retail futurist

Less store, and more story, says retail futurist

February 11, 2016 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 The retail world will never be the same, and companies that don’t adapt will suffer a fate similar to the former video retail giant Blockbuster — extinction — dealers were told by Douglas Stephens, an author and retail futurist at the 4th annual […]

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CADA Summit 2016: Meet the new Canada

CADA Summit 2016: Meet the new Canada

February 10, 2016 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 Two demographic experts presented a snapshot into the changing consumer landscape with their presentation: The DemandShift at the fourth annual CADA Summit at the Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Their main message: most of us haven’t noticed how much our country has […]

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CADA Summit 2016: OEMs tackle industry trends

CADA Summit 2016: OEMs tackle industry trends

February 10, 2016 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 The highly-anticipated manufacturer panel at the 2016 CADA Summit provided lots of food for thought for dealers. Stephen K. Carlisle, President and Managing Director, General Motors of Canada Ltd., Don Romano, President and CEO, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. and Maria Stenström, President & […]

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CADA Summit 2016 : Your data is at risk

CADA Summit 2016 : Your data is at risk

February 10, 2016 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 If dealers felt at all relaxed about their businesses, they didn’t after Ray Boisvert left the stage at the CADA Summit. Boisvert joked that other speakers were speaking about hope, trust, greater connectivity and sharing. “I’m here to change your mind about all […]

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CADA Summit 2016 : Connectivity theory

CADA Summit 2016 : Connectivity theory

February 10, 2016 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 Ralph Gilles said he can’t stand the “commoditization of the auto industry.” The Head of Design for FCA Global told dealers during his keynote presentation at the 2016 CADA Summit that he sees vehicles as a connection to your soul. “That’s something we […]

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CADA Summit 2016: Cautious optimism for dealers

CADA Summit 2016: Cautious optimism for dealers

February 10, 2016 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

SEE MORE COVERAGE OF CADA SUMMIT 2016 The automotive finance industry is keeping a close eye on some key economic and consumer trends, says Michael McGhee, Senior Vice-President & Business Head of TD Auto Finance, in his remarks at the 4th annual CADA Summit. “We have heard 2015 was a […]

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Porsche Canada appoints new directors

Porsche Canada appoints new directors

February 10, 2016 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Porsche Cars Canada has brought on new directors for several roles, including marketing, network development and after sales. Margareta Mahlstedt-Karayiannis will become the new Marketing Director for Porsche Canada, effective Feb. 22, 2016. Prior to her new role, Mahlstedt-Karayiannis served as Vice-President of Marketing for Volvo Cars Canada and various […]

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