Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

An unattended or unsecured workstation or mobile device showing a customer’s personal information could be the gateway that creates potentially significant data breach problems at your dealership or finance company. Shred-it recently released its annual State of the Industry Report that exposes information and... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

A 16,000-square-foot size building in a suburb just west of Montreal is now the home of HGregoire’s second Mitsubishi Motors dealership. The group announced Wednesday that it invested an estimated $13.5 million to open its new Mitsubishi Vaudreuil dealership in the Quebec town of... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Staff Writer

From a “torrid” auto sales pace to delinquency improvement in the Oil Patch, to perhaps Canada being in better position than its neighbor to handle the clash over trade with the United States, Matt Fabian shared plenty of positive developments stemming from TransUnion Canada’s latest Industry Insights... Read More

Toronto's Alpha Auto Group buys US stores

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Alpha Auto Group, a dealership group based in Toronto, has set up shop in the U.S.  The retailer announced Monday it has purchased Oregon-based Wilsonville Group, a two-store operation that was acquired through AAG’s Alpha USA Holdings subsidiary. Alpha said Wilsonville Toyota and Subaru combined to pull... Read More

More new-car shoppers also eyeing used

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

To be sure, new-car sales in Canada have been on a tear in recent years. Citing data from WardsAuto, Jumpstart Automotive Media points out that Canadian new-car sales have increased for eight straight years and set records for five straight years — including this first: eclipsing the 2 million unit mark last... Read More

Update on Canadian CPO car sales

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

Through five months of 2018, certified pre-owned sales continue to  look strong for a few automakers reporting results to Auto Remarketing Canada. Volkswagen, for example, had its best-ever May. It moved 1,938 CPO units, which was up 36.2 percent year-over-year.  VW’s year-to-date sales of 8,283... Read More

ADESA Canada appoints new dealer sales VP

Auto Remarketing Staff

A new vice president is now in charge of implementing the ADESA Canada dealer sales strategy, ADESA, a business unit of KAR Auction Services, announced Wednesday. The company has chosen Steve Langdon, who has already spent 15 years at KAR, to serve as ADESA Canada VP of dealer sales. Langdon was most recently... Read More

CarGurus awards 'top rated' Canadian dealers

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

CarGurus announced Wednesday its second annual list of Top Rated Dealer Award winners in Canada. Recipients include Canadian car dealerships that received the highest average CarGurus’ verified consumer-submitted review ratings from car shoppers who've answered questions about their dealership experiences... Read More