AuSM Canada Staff

Mark your calendars: AuSM has announced the dates for its 2018 AuSM Canada and Women & Automotive conferences. The AuSM 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

AuSM 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

AuSM 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

AuSM 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

AuSM Canada Staff

Fleet Complete has launched a fully integrated stand-alone Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting (DVIR) app that provides fleet operators with a new safety tool called Inspect by Fleet Complete. The new app is an independent product for DVIR created by popular demand, according to Fleet Complete. In regards to vehicle... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada announced Tuesday that it has once again made the list of Best Workplaces in the Financial Services & Insurance Industry in Canada, which is put together by the Great Place to Work Institute .  Similar automotive lenders like Volkswagen... Read More

Clutch launches mobile dealership in Halifax

AuSM Canada Staff

A new platform described as a “mobile car dealership” is launching in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Through Clutch, consumers can inspect, test-drive and purchase vehicles at their homes or the location of their choosing within the Halifax Regional Municipality. Clutch buys used vehicles from Canadian wholesale... Read More