January 29, 2016

ACTION EXPO SCALES NEW HEIGHTS

Action Car and Truck Accessories held its second Annual Expo in January at the Congress Centre in Toronto. Fleet owners, operators and managers were able to visit more than 75 leading aftermarket suppliers displays to learn about a wide variety of commercial truck and van upfitting product lines.








January 25, 2016

ALL-NEW MERCEDES GLC STEADY AS SHE GOES ESPECIALLY WHEN IT SNOWS

Mercedes-Benz Canada corporate sales team hosted a Ride'n Drive at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario to test drive the all-new 2016 GLC in winter conditions.





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January 25, 2016
VOLVO XC90 AWARDED NORTH AMERICAN TRUCK OF THE YEAR

Volvo was awarded North American Truck of the Year (NATOTY) for the all-new Volvo XC90 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

January 18, 2016
AJAC ANNOUNCES BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNERS

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) conferred the Best New Technology awards for Safety and Innovation at the Montreal International Auto Show.

January 18, 2016
CANADIAN CAR AND UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR 2016 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) named finalists for the 2016 model Canadian Car and Utility of the Year.

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January 28, 2016
NEW APPOINTMENTS AT FCA CANADA FLEET OPERATIONS

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has named a new National Commercial Sales Manager and a new National Daily Rental Manager.

January 26, 2016
ELEMENT FLEET MANAGEMENT APPOINTS WESTERN REGION ACCOUNT MANAGER

Laura Adams has joined the Canada Commercial team as an Account Manager in Western Region, at Element Fleet Management.

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January 7, 2016

CHEVROLET INTRODUCES 2017 BOLT EV AT CES

Chevrolet debuted its 2017 Bolt EV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Bolt is expected to have a range of over 320 kilometres on a full charge



January 4, 2016
FIRST CNG/PROPANE-CAPABLE FORD F-150 ROLLS OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

Ford has produced the first 2016 F-150 compressed natural gas and propane-capable off the Kansas City assembly line.

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January 7, 2016
IHS INC. ACQUIRES CARPROOF CORPORATION

IHS Inc., which provides information and analysis to businesses and government, acquired Carproof corporation.

January 7, 2016
COX AUTOMOTIVE CANADA ACQUIRES MANHEIM SOURCE EDMONTON

Cox Automotive Canada through its Manheim Canada operation has acquired 100 per cent ownership of Manheim Source Edmonton.

>>NORTH TORONTO AUCTIONS EXPANDS - read more


2016 Nissan Titan XD
2016 Nissan Titan XD.
TITAN XD “JUST RIGHT” IN RUGGED DESERT ENVIRONMENT

Fans of children’s literature and astrophysics alike are familiar with the “Goldilocks” zone. That’s the area that is just right for either a flaxen haired child’s comfort or for the foundations of life to form. There must be some of either camp at work at Nissan because that ethos has been embraced wholeheartedly in the new Titan XD pickup. The all new offering is designed to fill the void between the ½ ton and ¾ ton pick up market. According to Nissan, 150,000 U.S. pickup truck owners move up and down between the two segments annually, (15,000 in Canada) creating the opportunity to fill the “white space” between them.

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2016 Subaru Crosstrek
2016 Subaru Crosstrek.
JUST CALL ME CROSSTREK

Since its 2012 introduction, the Subaru XV Crosstrek has had a mouthful of a name. For 2016 however, it will henceforth be known simply as the Crosstrek. Subaru has decided to drop the XV name from the North American model. The XV moniker will continue in other markets.

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