CFLA chief Rothe aims for diversity — on many levels

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

In these early days of his tenure as president and chief executive of the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association, Michael Rothe says an important part of his job right now is “to listen and to learn.” “I don’t want to drive change for change’s sake,” Rothe said in a November phone... Read More

Porsche Canada names new president, CEO

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Porsche Cars Canada recently announced Marc Ouayoun will take over as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan.1. Ouayoun succeeds Alexander Pollich who will assume his new role as Porsche Cars Great Britain managing director next year, according to Porsche Cars Canada. “Ouayoun brings... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Auto Remarketing Canada is excited to one again feature the Women & Automotive: Profiles in Leadership in conjunction with the Women & Automotive: Canadian Leadership Forum.   In the January/February issue of the magazine, we will be compiling Q&A/profile stories about women in the... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Mark your calendars: Cherokee Media Group has announced the dates for its 2018 Auto Remarketing Canada and Women & Automotive conferences. The Auto Remarketing Canada Conference is set for March 27-28, and Women & Automotive is March 29. Both conferences will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle in... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Volkswagen Group Canada recently announced that Daniel Weissland will come aboard as president and chief executive officer effective Dec. 1. Weissland most recently served as Audi Canada president and succeeds Maria Stenstroem, who will return to Germany, according to VW Canada. Stenstroem was named the head of... Read More

Dilawri Group adds 4th BMW dealership

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Dilawri Group of Companies recently announced it has added one of 64 BMW Newmarket dealerships to its portfolio. The BMW Newmarket location, which represents the fourth BMW dealership for the group, was recently renovated to expand both the showroom and service department, according to Dilawri. “With the... Read More

October a strong CPO sales month for Canada

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

Based on results reported by automakers, October was a solid month for the Canadian certified pre-owned vehicle market. For instance, Hyundai sold 938 certified vehicles in October, a major increase from 627 a year ago. This was its best October since 2013. Year-to-date, its numbers are up 56 percent with 7,732 CPO... Read More

Volume for Dealertrack's top-funded cars climbs

Auto Remarketing Staff

October was a month of growth for Dealertrack Canada. How so? There was nearly a 25-percent year-over-year spike in the volume of Top 10 Funded Used Vehicles in its online credit application network, the company said. In addition to that 24.8-percent jump from October 2016, the volume was up 5.8 percent... Read More