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Why Canadians choose dealers over independents
May 3, 2022 by Adam Malik

More Canadian vehicle owners choose to only go to dealerships for maintenance and repair needs than those who only choose to visit an independent shop, a new industry survey has found. The Automotive Industries Association of Canada releases a report

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What Canadians are saying about how much they’ll drive
April 27, 2022 by Adam Malik

The pandemic and the need to commute to the office are influencing how much Canadians are driving and what kind of vehicle they want to own, according to a recent survey. Nearly half (48 per cent) of Canadians told a

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Used vehicles keep getting more expensive
April 22, 2022 by Adam Malik

The price for a used vehicle continued to rise in March but the pace at which it’s increasing seems to have slowed. Canadian Black Book released its monthly index for March recently. The index sits at a new record high

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The ‘significant’ impact gas prices will have on driving
April 14, 2022 by Adam Malik

With gas prices higher than they ever have been, a recent analysis is expecting “significant consequences” when it comes to the way drivers use their vehicles. The average gas price in Canada at the end of March was 174.3 cents/litre,

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Bigger vehicles pose greater risk to pedestrian safety
April 13, 2022 by Adam Malik

The popularity of bigger vehicles has been on an upwards trajectory for many years now. But a new paper is raising red flags over SUVs, pick-up trucks, vans and minivans obscuring drivers’ view and increasing the danger for pedestrians. A

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Desire for EVs rises with gas prices
April 7, 2022 by Adam Malik

The automotive aftermarket may see electric vehicles in its bays sooner than expected thanks to rising gasoline prices. The increased cost per litre for gas in Canada, along with vulnerability in the oil supply chain has made Canadians feel more

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Here’s how likely Canadians are to buy a car these days
April 6, 2022 by Adam Malik

Almost half of Canadians are planning on buying a vehicle, be it new or used, in the next two years. While that’s up from last year, it’s still down from pre-pandemic levels, according to results of a new survey from

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Go back to the office? What most would rather do
April 1, 2022 by Adam Malik

Most senior managers in Canada want staff back in the office. And many Canadians would rather quit and look for a new job than being forced back to a physical workspace. The findings come from a pair of studies done

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Jobber News Annual Shop Survey is back
March 28, 2022 by Adam Malik

Attention shop owners, service advisors and technicians: Jobber News wants to know how jobbers can help serve you better. Take the survey today.

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Here’s how to drive up EV ownership
March 24, 2022 by Adam Malik

Electric vehicles will grow from 7 per cent of sales in 2021 to 19 per cent in 2027 thanks to better battery range, more fast chargers and better charging power. However, warned a recent report from ABI Research, there is

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Automotive industry workers report declining mental health
March 23, 2022 by Adam Malik

Those who work in the automotive industry reported one of the steepest month-over-month declines in mental health, according to a recent study. The mental health of Canadians overall has declined at a rate not seen in more than a year,

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The maintenance vehicle owners tend to ignore
March 22, 2022 by Adam Malik

Changing engine oil was one of the top vehicle maintenance procedures Canadian vehicle owners didn’t stay on top of, according to a new report. The Automotive Industries Association of Canada released its latest Consumer Behaviour Series report, Vehicle Owner Attitudes