Monthly Archives: October 2013

Observations September 2013

Divergent Vehicle Ownership Trends in Canada and the U.S. Many of the issues with which we often grapple touch on differences between the Canadian light vehicle market and much-larger U.S. market just South of the border. The new vehicle lines available to Canadian consumers are massaged by product planners to reflect certain of our buyers’ […]

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Canadian Sales September 2013

Light vehicle sales in Canada continued to perform strongly in September. Sales were up from year ago levels by 4.2 percent to 149,092 units which, by a very wide margin, was an all-time record for the month. This brought sales year to date to 1,350,756 units (up by 3.5 percent ) which also is an all-time […]

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CANADIAN SALES AUGUST 2013

Sales of light vehicles rose 6.5 percent last month, increasing from 149,301 units in August 2012 to 159,004 units in 2013. Building on strong sales over the year’s first seven months, Canadian consumers drove the light vehicle market to its best August result ever, surpassing the previous peak of 158,394 units reached in August 2007. […]

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OBSERVATIONS AUGUST 2013

Musings on vehicle sales this year Among the many things to be said about the first seven months’ light vehicle sales in 2013, ‘below expectation’ isn’t among them. Indeed, along with having posted the best first half sales result ever seen in the history of the Canadian light vehicle market, numerous monthly records have been […]

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