Monthly Archives: July 2013

Canadian new vehicle market: 2013 first half review

Between January and June of this year, Canadians pushed the light vehicle market to its best first half result ever. A total of 883,667 passenger cars and light trucks were sold, up 2.2 percent from 2012. Peering within that increase, however, reveals a notably inconsistent market. General Motors, Ford and Chrysler enjoyed their best first […]

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OBSERVATIONS JUNE 2013

Residual values in the Canadian used vehicle market A recent theme in analyses of the Canadian used vehicle market has focused on the increased size of the sector; between 2003 and 2012, used vehicle sales grew from 58.4 percent of the total vehicle market to 63.2 percent. Residual values of used vehicles have not remained […]

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CANADIAN SALES JUNE 2013

The Canadian vehicle market inched upwards from last year’s chart-topping June sales to set another monthly record in June 2013. Despite paltry sales growth of 1.3 percent, 171,608 units were sold last month, representing the best June yet seen in Canada. Inconsistent sales results dominated the brand landscape last month. Ford achieved the month’s highest […]

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