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How much auto sales have dropped recently because of COVID-19

April 3, 2020 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says auto sales plunged 48 per cent in March from last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The consultancy says March sales looked to be only declining moderately for the first half of the

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November auto sales fall as lower car sales offset gains in light trucks

December 4, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

TORONTO – The number of new cars and light trucks sold in Canada last month dipped lower compared with a year ago, according to sales figures compiled by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants. Total light vehicle sales fell 1.2 per cent to

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Canadian auto sales set record in May, gain 11.2% compared with a year ago

June 2, 2017 The Canadian Press

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canadian auto sales set a monthly record in May, gaining 11.2 per cent year-over-year. The consulting firm says vehicle sales for the month totalled 216,861 including 75,172 cars and 141,689 light trucks,

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Global demand for new vehicles to increase 1% to 2% in 2017: Fitch

May 4, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Global demand for new vehicles will increase 1% to 2% in 2017, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest U.S. Automotive Handbook, published on Wednesday. The handbook noted that growth in China, Europe and Brazil will more than offset demand declines in

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Canadian auto sales hit all time monthly high for February, led by Fiat Chrysler

March 2, 2017 The Canadian Press

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canadian auto sales hit a new monthly high for February. The consulting firm says sales of cars and light trucks totalled 123,032 last month, up 3.2 per cent from the same month

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Canadian auto sales to edge down in 2017: Scotiabank

February 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadian auto sales are expected to edge down to 1.94 million units in 2017, coming off four consecutive record years, according to the Scotiabank Global Auto Report, released on Tuesday. Despite the beginning of a sales recovery in the resource-rich

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Global economy to post best performance in three years, Canadian growth to accelerate over next two years: Scotiabank

January 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The global economy is projected to post its best performance this year since 2014, while growth in Canada in expected to accelerate over the next two years, according to Scotiabank’s Global Outlook, published on Tuesday. While geopolitical risks abound, recent

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Auto buyers lightly tap brakes in May, first monthly decline since December

June 3, 2016 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – New figures show Canadian consumers lightly tapped the brakes in May, with monthly auto sales falling for the first time since December. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says light vehicle sales in Canada fell 1.5 per cent last month to

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DesRosiers says Canadian auto sales set record in April, topped 200,000

May 4, 2016 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canadian monthly auto sales hit a record in April, topping 200,000 for the first time. The automotive consulting firm says sales of cars and light trucks totalled 200,327, up six per cent from 189,072