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News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Auto sector slow to hire back in Q3 as manufacturers lagged

Jobs in many parts of the auto industry still down by double digits in the summer compared with 2019.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

Auto sales fall 10.4% in November as COVID-19 restrictions return

128,351 cars and trucks were sold, down 10.4% from a year ago.

News Automotive General
August 4, 2020  

Canadian auto sales hit 165,020 in July, up 6.2% from June

After a “brutal” collapse in April, sales jumped 147% and 37.3% in each of the following months, before the 6.2% increase in July

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 4, 2020  

Auto sales climb in February from a year earlier: DesRosiers

Light vehicles were up 2.1%, light truck about 6%, while passenger car sales fell 11%.

News Automotive General
December 11, 2019  

Canada’s auto employment up 1% despite doom and gloom: DesRosiers

691,400 Canadians employed by the industry, including subsectors, up from 684,700 a year earlier.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy
October 2, 2019  

DesRosiers says auto sales declined 3.7% in September after August gain

Year-over-year auto sales had declined for 17 months straight before marking a modest 0.6% climb in August.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 5, 2019  

Auto sales climb 0.6% in August for first rise in 17 months

Overall market down 4.1%, Canada could well see a second year of declines in new vehicle sales.

News General
July 4, 2019  

Auto sales down 7.2% in June as downward trend continues

Dip in June marked the 16th consecutive month of sales declines when compared with the previous year.

News Automotive General
June 4, 2019  

Auto sales down 5.9% in May as downward trend continues

Light vehicle sales totalled about 202,800 for the month, down from 215,407 a year earlier.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

Auto sales down 3.5% in April as downward trend continues

14th consecutive month of sales declines when compared with the previous year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 4, 2018  

Auto sales fail to match 2017’s record pace

General Motors recorded the only June increase at 1.8%.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 4, 2018  

Canadian auto sales show year over year decline in March: DesRosiers

Total number of vehicles sold for the month: 186,447, down from 187,540 in March last year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 11, 2017  

Post recession investments in Canada’s auto sector far below pre-crash: report

Capital spending for vehicle assembly has averaged just $1.2 billion a year since 2010.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 6, 2017  

Canada could sell record 2M cars in 2017 after strong August

General Motors was the leading car brand for the first time since before its 2009 bankruptcy.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 4, 2017  

Light trucks power March new vehicle sales to record of 187,000

Well on the way to setting another annual record: BMO chief economist.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 2, 2017  

Canadian auto sales hit all time monthly high for February

Cars and light trucks totalled 123,032 last month, up 3.2% from last year.

News General
February 2, 2017  

Canadian auto sales set new record for January following red hot 2016

Sales of light trucks last month climbed 5.4% but small cars fell 4.8%.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 5, 2017  

Auto sales record as boomers treat themselves to ‘nice vehicles’

More than 1.9 million vehicles such as SUVs, pickup trucks and high-end models sold in 2015.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 2, 2016  

Canadian auto sales down 2% in August: DesRosiers

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says new

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
July 5, 2016  

Light trucks drive auto sales, on pace for a record year

Cheap credit and economic strength in Ontario, BC and Quebec help sales growth.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
April 4, 2016  

Canadian auto sales off to ‘dream start’ in 2016

DesRosiers says overall sales improved 9.3% for best March.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2016  

Canadian auto sales set February record

DesRosiers reports shows strength follows best year ever in 2015.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 7, 2015  

$1B pledge key to auto sector’s post TPP survival

Analyst says it would help keep the Canadian industry afloat.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
July 3, 2015  

Trucks fuel June vehicle sales

Record sales driven by light trucks, up by 11%.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
June 3, 2015  

Canadian auto sales hit record high

Industry is on pace for a record year as luxury brands posted double-digit growth.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
March 4, 2015  

Auto sales climb 3.4% in February

Trucks grab more market share with sales up more than 5%

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 3, 2014  

Trucks boost Nov. auto sales to record level

DesRosiers says 11-month total just short of 2013 total.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
January 5, 2012  

UPDATE: Canadian auto sales beat 2010 results

Canadian auto sales figures from December will help paint a final picture of 2011, which is on track to beat volumes reported in the years since the last recession.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
February 2, 2011  

Auto recovery is gaining momentum

Canadian automobile sales grew 3.6% in January from a year ago, a signal that momentum is building as the auto industry slowly recovers from the recession.