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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

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…

DesRosiers Automotive Reports – January Observations‏


      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…

DesRosiers Automotive Reports – Canadian Sales December 2012‏


      Canadian Sales Click here for PDF version For the updated version of the SAAR please click here

DesRosiers Automotive Reports – December Observations‏


DesRosiers Automotive Reports – November Observations‏


      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…

DesRosiers Vehicle Import Study – “Four times more Porsches imported than Hyundais”‏


DesRosiers Vehicle Import Study – “Four times more Porsches imported than Hyundais”     Ø  42 percent of ‘used’ vehicle imports in 2011 were from current model years Ø  Four times more Porsches imported than Hyundais Ø  Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota the largest volume…

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…

Desrosiers Automotive Reports


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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…

Book Review: Dennis DesRosiers’ The Best of Observations


By Rachel Muenz Apart from working in auto parts factories for a couple of summers, I have little knowledge or interest in the Canadian automotive industry. But, I found Dennis DesRosiers’ collection of articles on this topic not only informative but also quite fascinating…

December 2010 Automotive Sales


December 2010 By Dennis Desrosiers Attached are preliminary light vehicle sales for Canada. We found out today that Suzuki will likely be reporting tomorrow so the attached includes full-year sales for all OEM and Jan to November sales for Suzuki. I decided I’d rather…

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…

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…

60th birthday and 25th anniversary of our company‏


By Dennis DesRosiers This Sunday, September 12’th I turn the big 60 and this November the 28’th the company completes its 25’th year in business. I guess 25 years is proof that there is a need for the kinds of things that we do…

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…

Car Conference


By Dennis DesRosiers Dennis DesRosiers – August 28, 2010 Once in a while, a really good idea comes along and this is one of them. One of the forgotten elements or at least little talked about or understood elements of the restructuring of the…

Decade in Review – Part 44 – WD Store Counts – 2000 to 2009


By Dennis DesRosiers Dennis DesRosiers – August 26, 2010 Attached are store counts for the major WD/Buying Groups in Canada for 2000 to 2009. Warehouse Distributors/Buying Groups for those not knowledgeable about the aftermarket are the companies that own massive warehouses that distribute aftermarket…

State of Canadian Auto Manufacturing … one year later


Dennis DesRosiers – August 25, 2010 By Dennis DesRosiers Well, it’s been a year now since GM and Chrysler emerged from bankruptcy with a billion of taxpayer dollars in their pockets. I looked at a long list of issues in the industry lately (…

Light Vehicle Sales – May 2010 (updated to include Volvo )‏


Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 1 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 2 By Dennis DesRosiers Comparables … a nasty little word that many OEMs don’t like to include in their monthly press releases. By…

May 2010 Car Sales


Dennis DesRosiers – July 14, 2010

Green Agenda


Dennis Desrosiers – May 31, 2010

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