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  • ABSC honours Rick Gauthier in special ceremony

    ABSC honours Rick Gauthier in special ceremony

    Rick Gauthier has been named a fellow of Georgian College in honour of his dedication to the Automotive Business School of Canada in Barrie, Ont. The special fellowship ceremony took place on May 3 at the school’s Rowntree Theatre, following the grand opening of the newly-renovated ABSC student lobby, Federation […]

  • Federation Hall unveiled at ABSC

    Federation Hall unveiled at ABSC

    The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association, along with representatives from provincial dealer associations, officially unveiled Federation Hall, the newly-renovated student lobby at the Automotive Business School of Canada in Barrie, Ont. this morning. Last year, CADA and provincial association executives announced the $250,000 investment to freshen up the lobby and transform […]

  • Video exclusive: CADA announces 2016 Laureate finalists

    Video exclusive: CADA announces 2016 Laureate finalists

    Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) has announced the finalists for this year’s prestigious CADA Laureate dealer recognition program. These 15 national finalists have been selected in three categories, including ambassadorship, business innovation and retail operations. To find out who this year’s finalists are, and to learn more about the CADA […]

  • Ten years of excellence

    Ten years of excellence

    It’s been ten years since the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association launched its national CADA Laureate dealer recognition program. To mark the tenth anniversary, the association recently held a special two-day event that brought past CADA Laureate winners together from across the country. “When I talk to each individual person here, […]

  • Lending a helping hand

    Lending a helping hand

    When tragedies strike, dealers are often there to support their communities. Dealer associations across Alberta, in collaboration with the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), have rallied together to raise funds for dealership employees affected by the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alta. and surrounding areas. To date, the dealer associations have […]

  

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Birchwood Collision Centres receive Mopar certification

Birchwood Collision Centres receive Mopar certification

June 22, 2016 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

Birchwood Collision Centres have become Manitoba’s first and only Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Fiat Certified Collision Repair Facilities as of early June, 2016. Being the only certified repair facility means Manitoba vehicle owners can comfortably get serviced at Birchwood Collision Centres, said the company in a news release. The […]

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‘Disruption’ hot topic at Canadian Dealer Forum

‘Disruption’ hot topic at Canadian Dealer Forum

June 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

When dealers ask Jared Hamilton if Tesla is disrupting the auto industry, the founder and CEO of DrivingSales has a definitive answer. “Tesla is in no way shape or form the death of the auto industry,” said Hamilton at the second Canadian Dealer Forum in Vancouver, B.C. “I’m not saying […]

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Policaro BMW celebrates grand opening

Policaro BMW celebrates grand opening

June 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

The Policaro family has opened the doors to its new BMW dealership, located in the 410 Mayfield Auto Mall in Brampton, Ont. This is the seventh dealership for the Policaro family, which has been operating stores since 1979. The grand opening was celebrated with an upscale event which brought out […]

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Cox Automotive and Drive Away Hunger team up

Cox Automotive and Drive Away Hunger team up

June 22, 2016 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

From June 13-23, Cox Automotive is teaming up with Drive Away Hunger to raise funds and food donations for local food banks. The company’s business units from across Canada will retrieve food items that food banks have deemed most-needed, which include things such as canned meat, fish, canned or dry […]

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PBS gears up for annual dealer conference

PBS gears up for annual dealer conference

June 22, 2016 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

DMS software provider PBS System is preparing for its 17th Annual Dealer Conference taking place from Sept. 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. The company said the annual conference has become a vital opportunity for customers to be able to speak in person to PBS personnel about using the PBS software. […]

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Canadians lack info about trade-in

Canadians lack info about trade-in

June 15, 2016 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Most Canadians feel they are in the dark about the value of their trade-in vehicles, found Canadian Black Book in its recent poll. The vehicle value provider found 82 per cent of the more than 1,000 Canadians surveyed said trade-in information was not readily available and was proprietary to dealers. […]

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DealerSocket supports Fort McMurray relief

DealerSocket supports Fort McMurray relief

June 15, 2016 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

DealerSocket has joined forces with its customers to help Canadians impacted by the wildfires that have engulfed Fort McMurray, Alta. The automotive solutions provider said that all setup fees collected in May and June are given to the Canadian Red Cross in support of those affected by the wildfires. Sam […]

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Canadian Dealer Forum coming to Vancouver

Canadian Dealer Forum coming to Vancouver

June 15, 2016 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

DrivingSales will be hosting its second annual Canadian Dealer Forum at the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown in Vancouver, B.C. on June 20-21, 2016.

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