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  • September sees double-digit gain for used vehicles

    September sees double-digit gain for used vehicles

    The number of Top Funded Used Vehicles in Canada saw a double-digit increase in September, according to data from Cox Automotive Canada’s Dealertrack online credit application network. The volume of these vehicles saw a 10.7 per cent year-over-year increase compared to the same period last year. The growth is seen […]

  • Porsche offers on-demand access to vehicles

    Porsche offers on-demand access to vehicles

    Porsche has introduced a new sports car and SUV pilot program meant to provide consumers with access to a range of models via a mobile app. Known as Porsche Passport, the program is a good example of how the automaker is using its new cars as a service model meant […]

  • Hyundai modernizes its U.S. car buying experience

    Hyundai modernizes its U.S. car buying experience

    Hyundai has introduced a program that is expected to modernize its U.S. car buying experience. Known as Shopper Assurance, the program is meant to provide potential car buyers with more options and greater convenience than the traditional process of visiting and purchasing a car at a dealership. “For nearly a […]

  • Alan Bird gets honourary diploma from Georgian

    Alan Bird gets honourary diploma from Georgian

    Alan Bird, industry veteran and a longtime supporter of the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC), donned his gown last week, took the stage, and was honoured with a well deserved Board of Governors’ Honourary Diploma from Georgian College. The college bestows the honourary diploma to individuals who have “demonstrated […]

  • DMT hires two senior executives as part of expansion plan

    DMT hires two senior executives as part of expansion plan

    DMT Development Systems Group Inc. has announced the addition of two new members of the team as part of the company’s expansion plans. Entrepreneur, educator and philanthropist Mark Evans joined the DMT board of directors in September, along with senior executive and business leader Sean MacDonald, who will be the […]

  

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Well-known car dealer, Ted Knight dies at 78

Well-known car dealer, Ted Knight dies at 78

October 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Ted Knight, a well-known car dealer with dealerships in western Canada who was very active in his community and served faithfully as Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), passed away Friday Oct. 13, 2017. He was 78 years old. In an obituary, his family writes that Ted “succumbed […]

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Dealer Drive streamlines test drive experience

Dealer Drive streamlines test drive experience

October 11, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

TRADER Corporation partnered with Australian-based technology company Dealer Drive to offer a digital test drive tracking and analytics solution for Canadian automotive retailers and OEMs. The app-based technology provides real time data to those signed up for the service. Customer information can be entered directly into a tablet or smartphone, […]

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Dealertrack adds two new OEM brands to credit application network

Dealertrack adds two new OEM brands to credit application network

October 11, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Cox Automotive Canada’s Dealertrack partnered with Nissan Canada Canada Finance/Infiniti Financial Services (NCF/IFS) to launch a new captive lender program. The program will allow Nissan and Infiniti dealers in Canada to secure financing for their customers from NCF/IFS through a single connection via the Dealertrack Canada online credit application network. […]

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Market Scan is financial data supplier for Fastlane

Market Scan is financial data supplier for Fastlane

October 11, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Fastlane, a new e-commerce platform for car dealers, has chosen Market Scan to provide real-time payment and rebate information tracked from every car manufacturer, bank and credit union in the U.S. “The payment transaction is clearly one of the most important aspects of the online car buying checkout process, and […]

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LotLinx will launch AI platform in Canada this December

LotLinx will launch AI platform in Canada this December

October 11, 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

LotLinx Automotive AI technology, has announced its expansion to Canada as of December 1. The company will offer its TURN platform, including the VIN-View Optimizer (VVO) to dealers across Canada. The technology is designed to target and score shoppers, based on their search behaviour, and deliver them to conversion-optimized Vehicle […]

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Oakville Toyota hosts open house

Oakville Toyota hosts open house

October 11, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Oakville Toyota threw a party to thank loyal customers and give them a chance to meet the new owners at an open house last week. Toyota Canada officials were on hand to show their support. The catered and upscale event featured a three piece band, hors d’oeuvres and drinks and […]

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Watch event sneak preview video

Watch event sneak preview video

October 6, 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

There are still some spots open for the 2017 BC Auto Industry Conference, which takes place next week from Oct.15-16, in Whistler, B.C. Watch this pre-event teaser video to get a sneak peak at the speakers and see what else is in store at this year’s event. To register, or […]

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Blair Qualey, NCDA Pres. & CEO invites you to Whistler

Blair Qualey, NCDA Pres. & CEO invites you to Whistler

October 6, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Blair Qualey, President and CEO of the New Car Dealers Association of BC, explains why you should attend the 2017 BC Auto Industry Conference on Oct. 15-16 in Whistler, B.C.

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