New AutoCanada boss conducting 'open-heart surgery' on companySept. 17, 2018
New AutoCanada Executive Chairman Paul Antony is determined to meet the dealership group's financial goals — whatever they specifically are. “I want to underpromise and overdeliver," he says.
AutoCanada: Who's in and who's outSept. 17, 2018
AutoCanada, the country's only publicly-traded dealership group, owns 68 dealerships in Canada and the United States and sells 27 brands. It recently made several management changes. Here's a look.
Who might buy Mercedes-Benz's 4 Vancouver dealerships?Sept. 10, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Canada is selling four of its 11 remaining corporately owned dealerships. The question now is: Who will buy them?
To consolidate or not? Two dealers tell their storiesSept. 10, 2018
One Windsor-area dealer chose to expand, while another was happy to stick to home base when an opportunity to grow didn't quite work out.
Caddy's new boss: 'We're going on the offensive'Sept. 17, 2018
This week's dealer meeting in the United States will be a coming-out party for former GM Canada boss Steve Carlisle, who replaced the outspoken Johan de Nysschen as head of Cadillac in April.
Canadian Ford, GM stores becoming more attractive to U.S. dealer groupsSept. 10, 2018
Erin Kerrigan of California-based buy/sell advisory firm Kerrigan advisors says Ford and GM allowing public ownership makes Canada more attractive for large, public groups in the United States.
Ottawa's Myers Automotive dealer group hires former NHL exec as CEOAug. 28, 2018
Cyril Leeder, a founder of the Ottawa Senators and most recently the NHL team's president and chief operating officer, will oversee Myers Automotive's operations.
AutoCanada names Michael Cunningham CFO of U.S. operationsAug. 22, 2018
AutoCanada has announced three new appointments to its executive management team, including Michael Cunningham as vice president finance and CFO for U.S. operations. He was previously CFO of Potamkin Automotive Group.
Auto Financial Group acquires Credit Union Leasing Administration of CanadaAug. 22, 2018
Auto Financial Group, with an acquisition of Credit Union Leasing Administration of Canada, seeks to provide residual-based financing options throughout Canada, the companies said.