Monthly Archives: March 2014

Observations March 2014

A Civil War of a Different Ilk – Part II In 2012 we discussed some of the broader changes that have been emerging in the vehicle production landscape in North and South America. With two new plants opening not 40km apart in Mexico in the last two months we are prompted to take a closer […]

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Canadian Sales February 2014

February saw a continuation of the long cold winter seen in most of Canada and also a continuation of the “steady as she goes” nature of the total automotive market.  Vehicle sales in February 2014 hit 105,693 units across Canada.  The 2.4 percent increase represents the third best February since 2007, trailing behind 2008 (111k […]

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February 2014 Observations

Upside Ahead for New Vehicle Dealers for Perhaps the Next Ten Years In December 2013 we wrote an Observations on “Dealership Economics” which outlined the importance of the history of the vehicle in producing profitability for new vehicle dealers.  This month we wanted to follow up this discussion with why we believe the next few […]

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