Chris Hart-Williams, Staff Writer

CARPROOF’s newly released data-driven appraisal tool —  CARPROOF True Value — can provide more accurate values of used vehicles because it looks at vehicles' unique history, rather than just what it’s being listed for within a particular geographic area, according to company vice... Read More

Remarketing's Under 40 honorees for 2018

AuSM Canada Staff

From dealers to auction executives, from leading professionals at third-party providers and auto finance companies — and everywhere in between — the Canadian auto industry is full of young men and women who have achieved massive success at an early age. That’s why for the fourth consecutive year, Auto... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Sym-Tech Dealer Services announced Tuesday a nationwide partnership with Audi Finance and Volkswagen Finance to deliver both the Audi After Care and Volkswagen Protection Plus branded suite of F&I products and services. The deal will be effective Nov. 1.  Sym-Tech said that it has an experienced team of sales,... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

LGM Financial Services has partnered with Carfinco Financial Group to step into the non-prime financing market, the companies announced Monday. LGM will expand the F&I services its offers auto dealers by supporting a non-prime lending solution through Carfinco. Carfinco specializes in... Read More

Axis to acquire Trend Financial

AuSM Canada Staff

Axis Auto Finance has signed a share purchase agreement to buy subprime finance company Trend Financial, the company announced late Tuesday afternoon. It’s a move that doubles the Axis portfolio — putting its net finance assets to roughly $110 million — and brings its “largest director... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Among 2018 model-year vehicles that have shown strong value in 26 segments, ALG recognized Audi and Subaru as top premium and mainstream brands, respectively, in its 10th annual Canadian Residual Value Awards (RVA). ALG presented winning automakers with their awards in advance of the Toronto Auto Show last month. The... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Staff Writer

TransUnion Canada director of research and industry analysis Matt Fabian used the words credit, consumer and correctly within the same thought to describe the overall picture painted by TransUnion’s latest Canada Industry Insights Report Fueled by younger Canadians and overall confidence in the nation’s... Read More

PODCAST: Jeremy Belanger of SAL Group

AuSM Canada Staff

In this episode, Joe previews the AuSM Canada Conference with AuSM president Bill Zadeits. Plus, AR Canada correspondent Sarah Rubenoff chats with Jeremy Belanger of SAL Group, who will be among the speakers at the March 27-28 event in Toronto. Check out the conversations... Read More