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BY THE NUMBERS: Driverless car sales and more…
July 26, 2016 by CARS Magazine

$27,563 Average price Canadians paid for a 2015 model year car. That’s up 1.4% from the 2014 model-year price. Average 2015-model light truck cost was $40,001, up 1% from the 2014 model year. —  8% The percentage of owners of

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EDITORIAL: Women have a place in the aftermarket
July 25, 2016 by Allan Janssen

New report shows how much work still needs to be done to make women comfortable in the aftermarket.

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Recruiting more women could solve HR issues: report
July 13, 2016 by Allan Janssen

AIA releases report on the challenges faced by women in our male-dominated industry.

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DesRosiers releases Canadian sales report for June
July 12, 2016 by CARS Magazine

The Canadian auto market is halfway to another record year, sitting comfortably ahead of last year. Sales finished 6.0 percent higher for the first half of 2016, without a clear sign of slowing down. The market rebounded strongly in June

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GM Asks Collision Repairers For Feedback
July 7, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

In an effort to better understand the needs of collision repairers, General Motors has released a survey to help it make changes and improvements to support the collision repair industry. The goal of the survey is to understand the process of

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Another Year, Another Setback: Scotiabank Economics’ Global Outlook
July 7, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union represents a major economic shock to the U.K. and Europe. It will lower business and household confidence in the U.K. and Europe, while also potentially fanning the flames of referenda

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Millennials Don’t Drive? Luxury Automakers Beg to Differ
July 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Pundits and auto analysts once pointed their fingers at millennials for the impending death of the automobile. Young adults, according to several studies, were choosing urban life over suburbia and shunning cars for mass transit, bikes and ride-sharing

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Global Auto Production Gains Momentum in the Second Half of 2016: Scotiabank
July 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Global car sales posted another solid advance last month, climbing 4% y/y and continuing the string of strong gains since last September. Western Europe and China led the way, with both regions posting double-digit advances in May. While the

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Tight Canadian Budgets for the Canada Day Weekend
July 1, 2016 by CARS Magazine

In a recent survey conducted by Toronto based Sensors Quality Management Inc., 1000 Canadian adults were asked, “What do you plan on doing during the Canada Day long weekend?” Of those surveyed, 42% indicated they would be staying in town,

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Knowledge Centre Exclusive: Adaptive Cruise Control
June 30, 2016 by Jeff Taylor

Part 2 in our ongoing web series on new technology takes a look at how cruise control systems have evolved to maintain either a vehicle’s speed, or a safe distance to the nearest vehicle ahead of it.

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By the numbers: Non-driving related accidents and more…
June 28, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Stats that put the Canadian automotive aftermarket into perspective.

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By the numbers: Non-driving related accidents and more…
June 25, 2016 by CARS Magazine

75% Percentage of cars that Rolls-Royce has produced since 1906 that are still on the road today. The Economist, 2013 1 in 6 Vehicles on the road that need at least one new belt. Car Care Council 3.2% The 2015