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Sales of auto accessories booming, new SEMA study says
November 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

SEMA’s new Retail Landscape Report shows that most automotive specialty-equipment retailers are doing well

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EVs could cause 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand
October 31, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Rapid adoption of electric vehicles in Canada could also cause an 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand, analysts at Ernst & Young (EY) predict. They say the expected fleet of some 13.2 million electric vehicles on Canadian roads by 2030

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Nearly half of Canadians can’t handle ‘inevitable life events’ like car repairs
October 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Nearly half of Canadians say they don’t expect to be able to cover basic living expenses without taking on more debt, according to a new survey from MNP. The report says Canadians find themselves with less money each month, more than

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NUMBERS: Recalls, V2X technology, and unhappy workers
October 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Stats that put the North American automotive aftermarket into perspective

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New light vehicle sales down 3.7% in September
October 25, 2019 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consulting is reporting another soft month for new car sales in Canada. Total new light vehicle sales decreased 3.7% in September 2019, compared to September 2018. Units sold fell from 172,974 in September 2018 to 166,488 units sold

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Canadian manufucturing shows ‘signs of positivity’
October 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

  There were some signs of positivity in the Canadian manufacturing sector at the end of the third quarter, with output, new orders, and exports all returning to growth in September, according to analysts at IHS Markit. They also pointed

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DesRosier reports September vehicle sales slip 3.7%
October 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Hopes for recovering light-passenger vehicle sales in Canada during the second half of 2019 dimmed when September numbers were reported, says DesRosiers Automotive Consulting. In its most recent e-Newsetter, DesRosiers says despite healthy numbers in August, any sales surge that

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Stats show vehicle surge on U.S. roads
September 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Despite the recent downturn in new car and light truck sales, the number of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. is undergoing “a historic surge,” according to data analysts at Lang Marketing Resources. VIO dropped for six years

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Lexus earns most J.D. Power Resale Value Awards
September 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Carmakers with the most models with category-leading resale value belong to Lexus, Honda, Toyota, and Porsche, according to J.D. Power. Lexus earned six model-level awards in this year’s J.D. Power Resale Value assessment. Its models – Lexus CT, Lexus RC,

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AIA report says maintenance is a ‘high priority’ for most
September 18, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) has released the latest in a series of reports about consumer behaviour and industry changes. The latest report “Under the Hood: How Canadians View Vehicle Maintenance and Repair” is an exhaustive look at

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Technician ages ‘show reasonable balance,’ consultants say
September 17, 2019 by Allan Janssen

A leading Canadian automotive consulting firm has downplayed industry concerns that the average age of service technicians is getting precariously high. In a recent email newsletter, DesRosiers Automotive Consulting noted that an “oft-cited concern in the automotive industry has been

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CAF to spearhead national strategy for women in trades
September 11, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) says it will develop a National Strategy for Women in Trades by 2020. The forum has announced that a task force of its members from across the country will oversee the development of a strategy,