LA VALEUR – Numéro 37: Le bon côté des choses

Par: Brian Murphy Cette année, lorsque je lisais (et que j’écrivais) des mises à jour sur l’industrie automobile, je pensais au sobriquet que le public canadien avait donné à l’acteur et reporter canadien Lorne Greene. On l’appelait « la voix du malheur » en raison de sa voix puissante et de ses reportages pas toujours […]

LA VALEUR – Numéro 37: L’Indice du CBB termine l’année 2020 à un niveau record

Pour clore l’année mouvementée qu’a été 2020, l’Indice de la valeur retenue des véhicules d’occasion du Canadian Black Book a atteint le nouveau record de 111,5 points. Il s’agit d’une hausse de 0,8 points d’indice par rapport au record précédent, établi en novembre 2020, et d’un saut de 3,1 points, soit 2,9 pour cent, par […]

What You Need to Know About the 2016 Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla has always been a best-selling vehicle for the Toyota company, and there is good reason for that. This article will focus on only some of those reasons, although there are many more that could be added. Find out more about the 2016 Toyota Corolla and why buying it should be your next […]

COVID-19 Mise à jour sur le marché 19 janvier 2021

Prix de gros Le marché canadien de véhicules d’occasion de gros a enregistré un résultat négatif la semaine dernière. Les baisses ont été plus marquées que la norme saisonnière pour les voitures, mais moins que la moyenne historique du côté des camions. Ceci marque la quatorzième semaine de déclin pour les deux groupes. Les voitures […]

The Value Issue #37: The Bright Side

By: Brian Murphy, VP Research & Analytics, Canadian Black Book This past year, when reading (and writing) updates on the auto industry, I was reminded of the nickname that Lorne Greene, the Canadian broadcaster, and actor, was given by the Canadian public. They called him the “voice of doom”, for his booming voice, and not-always-so-sunny […]

The Value Issue #37: CBB Index Closes 2020 At All-Time High

To end the rollercoaster year of 2020, the Canadian Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index set an all time high at 111.5 Index points. This is 0.8 Index points up from the previous record set in November 2020. Compared to the same time last year, the index is now up 3.1 Index points or 2.9%. […]

5 Tips To Protect Your Car Paint in Winter

Owning a vehicle is a big responsibility! Much like owning a house, there are certain tips you should follow in order to ensure that your vehicle is well maintained and will continue to serve you well in the long term. Should you fail to do this, you might find yourself with a vehicle that doesn’t […]

COVID-19 Weekly Automotive Market Update 1/19/2021

Wholesale Prices Canadian used vehicle wholesale market showed a negative result for the week. Declines were steeper than the seasonal norm for Cars, yet milder than historical averages for the Truck segment. This marks fourteen weeks of declines for both segment groups. Cars continue to show weak results, while Trucks have rebounded this week after […]

Is the Subaru Ascent the Future of SUVs?

Not wanting to fall behind the competition, Subaru has redesigned their Ascent SUV into a vehicle that could change the way we value SUVs. With a classic Subaru design on the exterior and all the safety features one has come to expect from the brand, the Subaru Ascent is perfect for any sized family. But […]

Before You Buy: 2017 Lexus GX

The Lexus GX is certainly an ideal vehicle to use when you plan to go off-roading on rough terrain. It has the height, and four-wheel drive capability for clearing obstacles often found on jagged or bumpy off-road surfaces. With comfortable seating, the versatile fold-flat third- row seating, and ample cargo space, there’s plenty of room […]