Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

AutoCanada announced Thursday it will be buying up more dealerships than expected over the next year — and the company will be expanding under the same leadership. The dealership group provided an update on acquisition guidance as well as announcing Pat Priestner, chairman and chief executive officer, will be... Read More

Sarah Rubenoff, Auto Remarketing Canada Editor

As the buying and selling of vehicles becomes more of a digital process, the lines between wholesaler, retailer and consumer continue to blur. Cheryl Munce, chief executive consultant at ALTESO Inc. and panelist at the 2014 Auto Remarketing Canada conference, goes so far as the ask the industry this question:... Read More

Mazda, VW Notch Record CPO Months in May

Sarah Rubenoff, Auto Remarketing Canada Editor

May brought with it another record month of certified pre-owned sales for two automakers. This past month, Mazda Canada, whose CPO program launched a short two years ago, notched its best month ever for CPO sales. The company sold 613 certified vehicles in May, up from 554 sold during the same period of... Read More

Civic Ousts F-150 As Most Appraised Vehicle

Sarah Rubenoff, Auto Remarketing Canada Editor

The Ford F-150 has been ousted from its spot as most appraised vehicle in Canada — a spot which it held from January through April. This May, the Honda Civic Sedan rose to the No. 1 spot, according to the results of the latest TradeTracker Used Vehicle Market report. The Mazda3 came in at No. 2, followed by the... Read More

ADESA Canada Names New COO

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

ADESA Canada has chosen a new chief operating officer. Trevor Henderson will fill the COO position, effective June 16. Henderson, who has worked with ADESA since 2002, will report directly to ADESA president and chief executive officer Stéphane St-Hilaire. “Our success in this marketplace is a direct... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

TradeRev and Apex Inspection Solutions have partnered for a deal that will provide vehicle inspection services to TradeRev buyers throughout Canada. This strategic partnership lets buyers on the online wholesale platform order accurate post-sale inspections directly from their desktop computers, helping to drive... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Nissan Canada revealed its choice for director of marketing this week, promoting Steven Rhind to the position. The move is effective this Sunday. In the new role, Rhind will head up marketing, advertising and digital communications for the Nissan brand in Canada, as well as product planning for the automaker’s... Read More

AutoCanada Adds BMW, Mini Dealerships in Quebec

Auto Remarketing Staff

AutoCanada Inc. is continuing to expand this spring as it announced this week it is buying BMW and MINI stores in Quebec. The company said it has obtained approval from BMW Canada Inc. to purchase the shares of Automobile Canbec Inc., which owns and operates a BMW and a MINI dealership, located in Montreal. "BMW... Read More