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Red-hot auto sales continue in July

Red-hot auto sales continue in July

August 9, 2017 at 10:23 am 0 comments

For the third consecutive month and the sixth of seven this year, new-vehicle sales in Canada in July set an all-time record for the month. Sales of 181,834 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles were up 4.9 per cent  from July 2016, 8.8 per cent better than the five-year historical average […]

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May sales bounce back — big time!

May sales bounce back — big time!

June 7, 2017 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

After a slight softening in April, auto sales in Canada bounced back big-time in May. Sales of 216,861 new cars, trucks and utility vehicles, up 11.2% from last May, were the greatest for any month ever, only the second time in history that they’ve topped 200,000. May’s sales were 14.2% […]

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April sales down slightly

April sales down slightly

May 3, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

After three consecutive months of record sales to kick off the year, the pace slacked off in April, but not by much. Sales of 197,203 new cars, trucks and SUVs were down 1.6% from March 2016’s record tally, but still the second-highest ever for the month. In addition, April sales […]

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Strong March auto sales continue good year

Strong March auto sales continue good year

April 5, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Abnormally wintry weather across Canada in March did nothing to cool down the record pace of new-vehicle sales that has so far typified 2017. With 187,540 new cars, trucks and SUVs sold, fully 7.1% more than in March 2016, last month marks the third consecutive month of record sales volumes […]

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Boom times continue with record February sales

Boom times continue with record February sales

March 15, 2017 at 8:06 am Comments are Disabled

Defying widespread expectations of a slowdown, the new-vehicle market remained buoyant in Canada in February, setting yet another new monthly record. While sales declined south of the border, they were up by 3.2% in the Great White North, with 123,032 new vehicles sold. “One has to wonder whether or not […]

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Another year, another sales record!

Another year, another sales record!

February 27, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

Manufacturer 2017 +/- (%) 2017 +/- (%) 2017 Month YTD Month YTD Month YTD Acura 1,516 22,227 -7.0 -3.7 1.0 -0.1 Audi 1,937 30,544 2.3 14.2 1.6 0.2 BMW 2,945 38,012 18.8 8.6 2.0 0.2 FCA (formerly Chrystler) 18.870 277,445 -14.1 -5.3 -14.2 -1.2 Ford 19,749 304,445 0.7 9.3 15.6 […]

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Another year, another sales record!

Another year, another sales record!

February 21, 2017 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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