AuSM Canada Staff

Copart recently announced a new agreement with Promutuel Insurance, which provides coverage across the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, allowing Copart Canada to better serve the Eastern Canada market and expand its footprint throughout the region. “We are thrilled to welcome Promutuel Insurance. This... Read More

AuSM Staff

Jumpstart Automotive Media Canada has formed an exclusive ad sales representation agreement with online automotive marketplace Carpages.ca, the company announced on Tuesday. Carpages.ca, the first Canadian website to offer a digital-only vehicle marketplace, according to Jumpstart, provides greater Toronto area... Read More

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

The point of big data and analytics, CARPROOF vice president Joe Varkey says, is not to just generate a ton of data. You have to make it useful for your customers, he adds. That’s where Shane Dejong and his team come in. Dejong is product manager for data science at CARPROOF and he heads up the... Read More

Cox Automotive Canada unveils all-new website

AuSM Canada Staff

Cox Automotive Canada has introduced a redesigned website to the Canadian automotive remarketing industry. "Knowing our clients spend more time online than ever before, our website has been redesigned from a ‘mobile-friendly’ perspective; delivering a seamless experience—whether you are on your... Read More

AuSM Canada Staff

Impact Auto Auctions, a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions and a business unit of KAR Auction Services, recently launched Impact AuctionNow, a mobile app that allows buyers from across Canada and beyond to place bids both live and online. Impact AuctionNow is compatible with iPhone, Android and tablet devices, and... Read More

How wholesale prices trended in April

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

How did used-car prices trend last month? A pair of indices released this week sheds some light. According to a report accompanying the ADESA Canada Used Vehicle Price Index — powered by ALG — there was a 0.12-percent month-over-month gain in wholesale prices. Of the six segments included in the... Read More

More automakers report April CPO sales

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

BMW Canada’s pre-owned division, which includes both certified and non-certified used cars, had its strongest April ever, the company said.  It moved 2,007 pre-owned vehicles for the month, pushing the year-to-date total to 7,018. The year-to-date pace is up 11 percent from the first four months of... Read More

Pfaff adds BMW, MINI stores to growing group

AuSM Canada Staff

Pfaff Automotive Partners has added both Town + Country BMW and MINI Markham to its growing group of dealerships, the group announced on Wednesday. “We're excited today to welcome Town & Country BMW and MINI Markham into our family,” Pfaff Automotive Partners president and chief executive... Read More