Monthly Archives: July 2012

Provincial Sales – June 2012

Coastal strength midway through 2012 Provinces in the East and West are driving Canada’s vehicle market forward while those in Central Canada are struggling to match their smaller peers’ performances. Providing a solid volume base coupled with lower-than-average growth, high volume provinces Ontario and Quebec did not participate in the sales rally presently characterizing the […]

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Observations – July 2012

New Vehicle Sales in 2012: Halfway Review Six months into 2012, tides of recovery are washing across our vehicle market’s shores. In many cases, once-tarnished brands – and indeed, entire segments – are being polished back to their old lustre; in several less fortunate instances, automakers are fighting a lack of buoyancy in the market’s […]

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Observations – June 2012

New Vehicle Sales in 2012 – Halfway Review  Six months into 2012, tides of recovery are washing across our vehicle market’s shores. In many cases, once-tarnished brands – and indeed, entire segments – are being polished back to their old lustre; in several less fortunate instances, automakers are fighting a lack of buoyancy in the […]

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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 […]

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Provincial Sales – June 2012

A strong May across Canada led to a strong May in almost every province with all but New Brunswick seeing double digit increases in light vehicle sales for the month. Tiny little PEI led all provinces but the true strength in the Canadian market starts on the West coast with British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and […]

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