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  Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding leader who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save both Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died last Wednesday. He was 66. Read more here…

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All Roads Lead to Electric?

Observations from DesRosiers Volume 32 | Issue 13 | July 15th, 2018 It is becoming increasingly clear that all roads in the automotive sector lead to electric vehicles. Whether they are pure battery electric vehicles (BEVs) or Plug-in Hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) or just hybrids can be debated but the vehicle…

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Car Dealers Rev Up Support for OC Students

BC New Car Dealers Foundation funds new student awards  Kelowna Capitol News The New Car Dealers Foundation of British Columbia is helping power success with $10,000 annually in new awards for Trades and Business students at Okanagan College. The annual awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 each will support students…

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New Distracted Driving Campaign

The New Car Dealers Association of BC (NCDA) is pleased to support ICBC’s new Distracted Driving campaign. Did you know that drivers with two convictions for using an electronic device while driving within 3 years will pay as much as $2,000 in penalties on top of their insurance premium. Learn…

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2016 Green Star Dealer Award Winners

The Green Star Awards are a series of CEVforBC™ Program Dealer Awards that specifically recognize the highest number of Clean Energy Vehicle sold across all brands, by provincial region (Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior and Northern BC) per year. A BIG congratulations to the 2016 Award winners. The winners are:…

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AutoNerve – New Automotive Technology

Published in AutoNerve Technology is constantly changing the way we do things and the automotive industry is at the forefront of that evolution Think GPS navigation systems, collision avoidance technology and gesture controls. Who would have thought all those advances would have been possible 20 years ago? Technology has a…

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Automotive Services Joint Industry Review

The New Car Dealers Association (NCDA) worked closely with the Ministry of Transportation, the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) and the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) on an Automotive Services Joint Industry Review, authored by MNP. The review looked at rates issues regarding members with Collision Repair Shops. The report is…

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ICBC Offers New Windshield Repair Program

In response to customer feedback, ICBC will soon offer windshield repair coverage to improve the value and services for customers across the province and, at the same time, help reduce the costs which are putting pressure on insurance rates by approximately $8 million per year. Starting this spring, customers who…

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