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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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Canada ‘easily’ on track to hit record vehicle sales in 2017 after strong October

November 3, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says annual vehicle sales are easily on track to cruise past two million for the first time after another record-setting month. The consulting firm says October sales hit about 164,200 vehicles for a

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Half of Canadians trust self-driving cars, 30% would replace their vehicle: survey

September 15, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

About half of Canadian consumers surveyed say they trust autonomous vehicles to get them to their destination but only 30 per cent would replace their current vehicle with a self-driving car. Not surprisingly, acceptance of self-driving technology was greatest with

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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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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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Soft and hard disruptors will vastly transform Canadian collision industry in next 10 years: CCIF speaker

January 27, 2017 Jason Contant, Online Editor

The Canadian collision industry will be “ripped apart beyond belief” in a decade by several disruptors, including connected autonomous vehicles and ridesharing, a speaker suggested Friday at the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) meeting in Vaughan, Ont. Andrew King, managing

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Updated new vehicle sales in Canada for October show smaller drop

November 4, 2016 The Canadian Press

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – DesRosiers Automotive figures for new vehicle sales in Canada in October – including previously unavailable sales numbers by Ford – saw a 5.2 per cent decline compared with the same month last year. An earlier version

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New vehicle sales in Canada slump in July, marking second monthly drop this year

August 5, 2016 The Canadian Press

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – The latest DesRosiers Automotive report shows new vehicle sales in Canada saw a 2.6 per cent decline in July compared to the same month last year. The Richmond Hill, Ont.-based market research group says 173,304 vehicles

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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