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Join us in Stratford Nov. 8 to drive forward the connected and autonomous vehicle revolution!

Good evening, You are cordially invited to join us at an exciting event that will mark Ontario’s next big step in the global transportation and mobility revolution. The Government of Ontario, in partnership with the City of Stratford, the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association (APMA), Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), and Invest Stratford will announce a major initiative related to connected and autonomous vehicles (C/AV) and technology in Stratford on November […]

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[TPS] – Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugs‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Toronto Police Service supports provincial Drive Safe! campaign against driving under influence of drugsThursday, May 22, 2014 – 4:28 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s 2014 Drive Safe! R.I.D.E. traffic safety campaign (#DriveSafeONT), which will focus on the dangers associated with driving under the influence of prescription medicines and illegal drugs: depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, […]

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Mazda3 wins 2014 ‘Best of the Best’ Award from Canadian Automotive Jury

MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ – The all-new 2014 Mazda3 compact car was named the winner of the fifth annual ‘Best of the Best’ award by The Canadian Automotive Jury (CAJ) today, beating out the two other finalists: the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Jaguar F-Type. The CAJ’s ‘Best of the Best’ is an automotive award of excellence that is presented annually. As any vehicle (or family of vehicles) on sale in Canada on September 1 is […]

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Hyundai Canada achieves record 2013 sales

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. announced today its full-year 2013 sales of 137,100 vehicles has set a new company record. Buoyed by strong performances last year from its Elantra compact car, Genesis Coupe sports car, Santa Fe Sport SUV, as well as the addition of the new 6-or-7 passenger Santa Fe XL, the company has achieved regular, annual sales growth since 2004.

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Drive Safe This Winter

News Release Drive Safe This Winter November 14, 2013 Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Roads Safe As winter weather arrives across the province, Ontario is reminding drivers to be prepared for challenging driving conditions. Follow these simple and important road safety tips to help keep roads safe this winter:   Be in the know. Check your local weather forecast and road conditions before you go. If the weather is bad, consider […]

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Great Offer from Ford: Exclusively for Eligible Costco Members

Problems viewing this email? Click here. Pour la version française, veuillez cliquer ici. Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. For factory orders, a customer may either take advantage of eligible Ford retail customer promotional incentives/offers available […]

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DesRosiers Automotive Consultants – February Observations‏ Actions Dennis DesRosiers – Car Expert (dac@desrosiers.ca) Schedule cleanup 9:27 PM [Keep this message at the top of your inbox] Newsletters, Photos To: DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Picture of Dennis DesRosiers – Car Expert

      DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. http://www.desrosiers.ca A full version of this article can also be found in the  DesRosiers Automotive Reports published by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. For more information on these reports please contact Pina Vaccaro at (905)881-0400 x18 or pina@desrosiers.ca or visit http://www.desrosiers.ca   Please note that DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. is offering a free three month trial of this publication to better allow for your […]

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Canadian vehicle companies often rely on single models for bulk of sales‏

  Canadian vehicle companies often rely on single models for bulk of sales   Platform sharing, flexible manufacturing and brand narrowcasting allow vehicle manufacturers to target ever-narrowing consumer niches with highly differentiated product offerings, but bread-and-butter models still account for majority shares of their parent OEMs’ sales.   Despite these trends, many manufacturers – including full-line automakers such as Ford and Toyota – remain heavily invested in individual model nameplates. […]

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DesRosiers Automotive Reports – Observations

Header Image DAR Logo Observations Template A full version of this article can also be found in the DesRosiers Automotive Reports published by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. For more information on these reports please contact Albena Saltcheva at (905)881-0400 x18 or albena@desrosiers.ca or visit http://www.desrosiers.ca Please note that DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. is offering a free three month trial of this publication to better allow for your assessment of the […]

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Residual Value of Light Vehicles on the Rise!‏

Light Vehicle Residual Values Supported by Off-Lease Supply Restrictions A recovery is well established among residual values of younger used vehicles. DAC analysis of data from Canadian Black Book shows that the residual values of three-year-old used passenger cars have risen steadily in recent years, from 49.0 percent in 2010 to 50.8 percent in 2011 and again to 54.6 percent in 2012. Light trucks have also seen gains, climbing from […]

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[TPS] – Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, but it begins with you‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, but it begins with you Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 5:10 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 With the return of warmer weather and sun-filled days, the Toronto Police Service would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that they play a very important role in road safety. With the longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures, there are much more people […]

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Canada Road Safety Week Campaign Results

Thursday, May 26, 2011 – 4:12 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service joined police across the country to support “Canada Road Safety Week,” from Monday, May 16, 2011, to Monday, May 23, 2011, See the previous release. Canada Road Safety Week is a national traffic safety and enforcement initiative, conducted in partnership with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, police services from across Canada and Transport Canada. […]

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Mercedes-Benz Canada reports its best November ever and delivers the first smart fortwo electric drive vehicles in Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 1 /CNW/ – Mercedes-Benz Canada reported today that the group achieved its best November ever on record with a total of 2,631 Mercedes-Benz and smart units retailed throughout the month. This is up 17.5% compared to November 2009 and propels overall growth to 14.2% with a total of 28,428 vehicles delivered year-to-date. A total of 2,383 Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and luxury light trucks were retailed in November. This […]

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November 2010 Car Sales

OBS2010-11-A Window of Opportunity By Dennis DesRosiers My Observations for November … this month I discuss the Outlook for the Automotive Aftermarket or as some in the industry call it … the parts and service business or as car dealers call it … Fixed Operations. Whatever it is called it looks pretty good for selected players in the coming years. Dennis

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Light Vehicle Sales – October 2010‏

By Dennis DesRosiers Light Vehicle Sales – October 2010 SAAR – Monthly Canadian sales Attached are light vehicle sales for the month of October and year to date. Sales in October were up only 1.4 percent and given the massive amount of incentives in the market this year compared to a year earlier it appears that the vehicle companies are not getting much bang for their buck. That being said […]

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July 2010 Car Sales

Dennis DesRosiers – September 3, 2010 Dennis DesRosiers – September 3, 2010 – 1 By Dennis DesRosiers I was away on vacation last week ( yes I do take time off once in a while) when the July sales numbers were released so didn’t do a write-up. But I wanted to at least send out some quick thoughts. July was a great month for sales and it shows in the […]

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