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

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

Within the next 12 months, Canadian automotive dealers say that they mostly need to fill positions in service, sales and leasing, and just about 45 percent plan to fill six to 20 positions, according to a nationwide survey. Just about 84 percent of Canadian dealers told the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA)... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

TRADER Corp. said this week it has made a strategic investment in Montreal-based digital advertising services company DealerBreacher, a move TRADER said can help expand its reach in the province and build on its work with dealers there. “From a technology and local talent perspective, we look forward to combining... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

A Canadian platform designed specifically to help automotive dealers recover costs that stem from burdensome aged inventory has connected with CARPROOF to provide automotive history and valuation data for every vehicle listed by a dealer. 90 Day Pool recently announced that in addition to seller’s disclosures, a... Read More

Auto Remarketing Canada Staff

CarGurus has confirmed a new partnership with one of Quebec's largest used-car dealer organizations to provide access to its customer acquisition channel for third-party listings. The company recently announced that more than 1,300 members of The Used Car Dealers Association of Quebec, known as... Read More