AuSM Canada Staff

Mitsubishi dealerships from Halifax to Victoria now have enhanced options for their F&I departments with upcoming special training so managers can get the most out of the products. This week, Mitsubishi Motors Canada announced the launch of an improved Diamond Care Loan Protection product. Featuring two plans and an... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

PureCars has expanded to Canada. The Atlanta-based company, which provides marketing automation and business intelligence solutions to car dealers and auto marketers, announced Monday it has started working with dealer groups north of the border. “We are eager to help Canadian dealers thrive by evolving with... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Sym-Tech Dealer Services announced Monday that the company will be moving into a new 5-story-high office building that will serve as its headquarters next spring. Located at 165 Commerce Valley Court in Markham, Ontario, the company’s new 80,000 square-foot office space received the 2018 Toby Award,... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Groupe Park Avenue announced in early July that it has acquired three Brossard Jaguar/Land Rover, Volvo and Mitsubishi dealerships in Quebec from Groupe John Scotti. This acquisition news follows the company’s recent purchase of the Leo Harley-Davidson dealership just about three months ago.  Groupe Park... Read More

Sarah Rubenoff , Correspondent

In 2017, Western Canada’s Koch Automotive Group launched an e-commerce website for its client-base, featuring tools like online deposits and reservations, customer accounts, wish lists and more.    Feedback so far has been positive, Koch Ford Lincoln assistant general manager Jeremy Koch told Auto... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Cox Automotive Canada’s most recent Drive Away Hunger food drive has ended with a total of 7,141 pounds of food collected for community food banks who will be ing children and families throughout the summer. Helping to keep shelves at Canadian food banks stocked for families and individuals who suffer from... Read More

How wholesale prices are faring in Canada

AuSM Canada Staff

June marked the first time in five months that there was a dip in the Canadian Black Book Wholesale Used Vehicle Retention Index. But take that with a grain of salt. It was a relatively modest month-over-month decline (0.4 percent), and the index is still strong, and vehicles are retaining values as well as they have in... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Among the finalists named in this year’s Ernst & Young Pacific Entrepreneur Of the Year Awards program is OpenRoad Auto Group chief executive officer Christian Chia, the company announced Monday. Chia is being recognized in the business-to-consumer category for his leadership in business... Read More