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Roadster's big catch: Longo Toyota

Longo Toyota has signed on to use Roadster's digital storefront. Consumers can complete transactions online and have vehicles delivered to them.

Canadian banks learn to diversify, tailor their offerings

As automaker captive finance companies lost share, banks have taken on new roles, such as being exclusive or semi-exclusive lenders who are the sole source of automaker retail incentives.

Brands take different paths after plunge in Canadian lease market

Leasing as a whole took a dive in Canada for a few years following 2008, but the plunge only significantly affected the captive finance arms of U.S. brands, experts say.


A changed landscape in Canadian auto finance

The 2008 financial crisis sharply reshaped Canadian auto finance. Captives that once dominated the auto loan and lease market lost nearly half their share within four years.

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