Summer of ‘67: Vehicle production in Canada hits biggest low in decades

Toronto, Ontario — The last time light vehicle production in Canada was so bad, the Maple Leafs were still winning Stanley Cups. A solid zinger, but also the truth.  According to a new report from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, last year’s vehicle production of 1.1 million vehicles was on par with levels not seen since 1967. […]

Peaks and Valleys: Desrosiers report shows sales volume varies province-by-province

Toronto, Ontario – How’s your 2021 going so far? Well according to the latest report from Desrosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC), that may depend on what province you live in, as sales numbers for the light vehicle market are scattered across the board in Canada, with figures ranging drastically from province-to-province. With the experience of […]

January Blues: DAC reveals big declines for Jan. 2021 auto sales

Richmond Hill, Ontario — If you can remember January 2020, when the pandemic was a mere “What if?”  Before the pandemic, DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC) recorded January 2020 light vehicle sales and “unsurprisingly” found the month was the fourth-best January on record with estimated sales of 109,988 units.  But, due to the pandemic, January […]

Tuesday Ticker: January 5, 2021 

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Magna’s new CEO takes charge, PSA shareholders announce an overwhelming ‘ye’, DesRosiers preps to unveil new data and Volkswagen initiates the first phase of its Takata recalls. Moves at Magna Alongside the ringing of the new year, Magna International officially welcomed Swamy Kotagiri as the company’s new […]

Scanning, recruitment and training on the agenda for first CCIF of 2017

Mike Anderson of Collision Advice on stage at CCIF Toronto in 2016. Anderson will return for the next meeting of CCIF Toronto to lead a panel discussion on calibration and scanning.

Ottawa, Ontario — December 19, 2016 — The agenda for the first meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) of 2017 has been revealed. CCIF Toronto will take place at Universal Event Space in Vaughan, Ontario, on January 27, 2017.   Pre-registration is required to attend CCIF Toronto. Early bird registration is available until […]