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  • Come celebrate in New Orleans with CADA

    Come celebrate in New Orleans with CADA

    Canadian new car dealers heading to New Orleans for the NADA convention this month are in for a treat on January 25 at 8:00 pm. A free evening of fun and great Canadian music at the legendary House of Blues will be hosted by the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) […]

  • Exclusive: Brace for Hurricane Trump: David Frum

    Exclusive: Brace for Hurricane Trump: David Frum

    Canadian business leaders should “batten down the hatches” and get ready for the hurricane that the Trump presidency could bring to Canada and the global economy. In an exclusive interview, Canadian auto dealer interviewed the Canadian-American neo-conservative commentator about what he will discuss at his upcoming keynote at the CADA […]

  • Another year, another sales record!

    Another year, another sales record!

    It’s been apparent for several months that 2016 would be another record year for new-vehicle sales in Canada, barring some catastrophic intervention, and so it was. In spite of a slight, 2.6% decrease in December compared to the same month last year, total sales of 1,948,899 new cars, trucks and […]

  • Kijiji will offer vehicle capture and dealer reviews

    Kijiji will offer vehicle capture and dealer reviews

    A recent agreement with Car Pics 2.0 brings new vehicle capture services to Kijiji customers while one with Mobials.com, adds dealer reviews. Both agreements provide greater transparency to the car buying process, and more value to dealers, says the online auto classifieds giant. “Through these partnerships our users will have […]

  • Kelley Blue Book announces auto tech winners

    Kelley Blue Book announces auto tech winners

    The 2017 Honda Civic and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class took top honours in this year’s Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech awards. Announced last week, on the eve of the CES, the awards aim to honour vehicles with advanced infotainment, convenience and active safety features. The Honda Civic won the […]

  

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Top 7 reasons to attend CADA Summit

Top 7 reasons to attend CADA Summit

January 4, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

The 5th annual CADA Summit is fast approaching and the Canadian auto dealer team is eager to take in this year’s event. Our team has provided gavel to gavel coverage of the first four events, and we compiled our list of top 7 reasons we are looking forward to attending […]

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Contenders for Cars.com’s Best Of awards are announced

Contenders for Cars.com’s Best Of awards are announced

January 4, 2017 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Nominees for this year’s Best Of awards have been announced, with contenders in six categories vying for the honours. Hosted by Cars.com, the annual awards show will reveal the winners on January 10 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In addition to best new car and pickup […]

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Edmunds gets a new website and brand identity

Edmunds gets a new website and brand identity

January 4, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

A refreshed logo and an all-new website reflect the fact that Edmunds is evolving along with the world of automotive retail says the company’s CEO Avi Steinlauf. The car shopping and information platform has dropped the “.com” from it’s name and will now be known simply as ‘Edmunds,”  signalling that […]

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Volvo adds Skype for Business to 90 Series cars

Volvo adds Skype for Business to 90 Series cars

January 4, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

“We’ve all been there. Sitting in the car trying to join a conference call. You either fumble with or drop your phone while trying to connect or you forget the long PIN code to join. It’s not the best way to start an important call in the car. On top […]

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Hyundai and Google Assistant get together

Hyundai and Google Assistant get together

January 4, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Hyundai will demonstrate how drivers can send voice commands to their cars using Google Home and Assistant at Pepcom’s Digital Experience prior to the CES Show on January 4. The integration highlights the increasing connection between car and home, the company says. Voice commands can include instructions to start the […]

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David Frum to speak at CADA Summit

David Frum to speak at CADA Summit

December 28, 2016 at 9:52 am 0 comments

David Frum, a regular fixture on U.S. cable television, and one of America’s most influential social and political commentators, will deliver a keynote address at the 5th annual CADA Summit. A political insider, Frum served as a speech-writer and special assistant for former president George W. Bush and is a […]

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December is best month of 2016 for car sales

December is best month of 2016 for car sales

December 28, 2016 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Retail incentives, holiday sales and a last push to reach year-end objectives have boosted December to new vehicle sales month of the year. It will still fall short of last year’s record results however — and further slowdowns are ahead, according to Kelley Blue Book analyst Tim Fleming. Year-over-year, new […]

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DMT gives big to Children’s Wish Foundation

DMT gives big to Children’s Wish Foundation

December 28, 2016 at 2:56 am 0 comments

Winnipeg’s DMT Development Systems Group has surpassed itself once again, making a record-breaking donation to the Manitoba and Nunavut Chapter of Children’s Wish Foundation for the third year in a row. The auto industry IT solutions provider matches employee contributions dollar for dollar through its “Payroll for the Needy” program. […]

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