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  • First impressions

    First impressions

    When we first interviewed John White about his new role as President and CEO of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), he had only been on the job for a few days. Now, a few months later, after having criss-crossed the country attending dealer events and taking part in board […]

  • Tim Ryan appointed VP of CADA

    Tim Ryan appointed VP of CADA

    The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) announced last week that it was promoting one of its senior employees to a more elevated role, better reflecting his status in the organization — and within the industry. Tim Ryan, who has been with the association for more than 18 years, was named […]

  • Video exclusive: 2016 CADA Laureate winners revealed

    Video exclusive: 2016 CADA Laureate winners revealed

    Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) has announced the three dealers who will join the ranks of the CADA Laureates. Independent judges from the Ivey Business School selected the three winners from among 15 finalists in three categories, including ambassadorship, business innovation and retail operations. Watch this video exclusive from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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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Shopping tools can boost customer satisfaction

July 27, 2016 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

A recent study by J.D. Power shows that the use of online shopping tools can significantly improve satisfaction among consumers shopping for a new vehicle. Four key elements, including information/content, appearance, speed and navigation, were measured to determine how useful auto manufacturer websites are during the new-vehicle shopping process. Customer […]

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Richmond Acura opens at Richmond Auto Mall

Richmond Acura opens at Richmond Auto Mall

July 27, 2016 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Richmond Acura has announced its relocation to the Richmond Auto Mall, located at 5580 Parkwood Cres. in Richmond, B.C. The new store will open it’s doors on July 25, 2016. The new building is part of the first completed structure of the 10-acre Auto Mall. The 33,000 sq.ft. space includes […]

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AMVIC nabs curber

AMVIC nabs curber

July 27, 2016 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

  The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) has charged Abe Martens under the province’s Fair Trading Act for selling a vehicle without a licence. Martens plead guilty to being a curber and was fined $3,450. He was also ordered to pay an additional $3,900 in restitution to a Lethbridge […]

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Alberta’s auto industry has big economic impact

Alberta’s auto industry has big economic impact

July 20, 2016 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

According to a recent study, Alberta’s new car dealers sold nearly 242,500 new vehicles in 2015, amounting to $16.9 billion in retail sales. This represented 22.4 per cent of Alberta’s total retail sales compared to 20.3 per cent nationally.

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Porsche breaks ground on new Kelowna store

Porsche breaks ground on new Kelowna store

July 20, 2016 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

Porsche Cars Canada and the Wyant Group officially broke ground on
Porsche Centre Kelowna, their newest location slated to open in British Columbia in Q1 2017.

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DealerRater adds LotShot feature

DealerRater adds LotShot feature

July 20, 2016 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Car dealer review website DealerRater has announced its integration with LotShot, an application that allows DealerRater certified dealerships to produce customer photos.

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ADESA integrates CARPROOF appraisal tool

ADESA integrates CARPROOF appraisal tool

July 20, 2016 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

ADESA Canada announced that it has integrated CARPROOF’s Vehicle Valuation Report into its auction system, helping dealers make informed decisions when they are buying and selling used cars.

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Porsche Centre Victoria named certified classic partner

Porsche Centre Victoria named certified classic partner

July 20, 2016 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Porsche Cars Canada has announced the opening of Porsche Centre Victoria, making it Canada’s first certified Porsche Classic partner and the fourth of its kind in North America.

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