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Another year, another sales record!

Another year, another sales record!

February 21, 2017 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

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 […]

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January auto sales maintain record momentum

January auto sales maintain record momentum

February 8, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

While there has been widespread speculation that Canada’s four-year run of record auto sales would come to an end in 2017, the year is not starting out that way. Quite the opposite, in fact! January’s sales of 110,945 new cars, trucks and SUVS were the highest ever for the month, […]

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Another year, another sales record!

Another year, another sales record!

January 11, 2017 at 9:32 am 0 comments

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 […]

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GM back on top in November

GM back on top in November

December 7, 2016 at 9:56 am 0 comments

With a second strong month in a row, General Motors leap-frogged Ford to take the number-one spot in November with 28,523 sales, up an astounding 30.8% from a year ago. Ford’s sales of 24,450 vehicles were up 18.2% but that wasn’t enough to hold off GM. Last year’s best seller, […]

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October sales down again but record year still in sight

October sales down again but record year still in sight

November 9, 2016 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

For the fifth month this year, new vehicle sales in Canada in October were down from the same period last year – this time by a significant amount. Sales of 154,542 new cars, trucks and utilities were 5.2% fewer than for October 2015 – the greatest year-over-year decline of any […]

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September sales dip but still second-best ever

September sales dip but still second-best ever

October 5, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

While September new vehicle sales in Canada were down for the third consecutive month compared to last year, the decline of a mere 0.5 per cent is far from bad news. Last September’s sales were the highest on record for the month, which leaves this September’s tally of 173,460 new […]

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Sales continue to cool in August

Sales continue to cool in August

September 7, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

For the second month in a row and the third in the past four, August’s new vehicle sales in Canada fell below those for the same month a year ago. It’s the first time since early 2013 that there have been two consecutive months of year-over-year declines, according to DesRosiers […]

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Sales cool down in July summer heat

Sales cool down in July summer heat

August 10, 2016 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

July may have been the hottest month in Canada ever in terms of weather but new-vehicle sales cooled down, falling below last year’s levels for the second time in the past three months. July sales of 173,303 new cars, trucks and utilities were down 2.6 per cent from the same […]

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