CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 10/19/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending October 15th The Canadian used wholesale market continues to be red-hot, as prices increase for the 10th straight week. All vehicle segments saw prices rise for the week, as lack of inventory continues to be the main driver for these wholesale price increases with both New and Used vehicle inventory continuing […]

Canadian Black Book Announces Revamped Best Retained Value Awards for 2021

Company Also Plans Launch of Residual Value Awards Early In 2022 The fifteenth edition of the Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Awards will be announced on November 8, just eight months after the last, which were published in March of 2021. Considerable changes to the prestigious auto industry awards include the launch timing, new […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 10/13/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending October 8th The Canadian used wholesale market continues to be red-hot, as prices increase for the 9th straight week. All vehicle segments saw prices rise for the week, as lack of inventory continues to be the main driver for these wholesale price increases with both New and Used vehicle inventory continuing […]

Canadian Black Book Celebrates 60 Years as Canada’s Leader in Automotive Data and Analytics

In 1961 William (Bill) Ward, a legend in Canada’s auto sector, entered a partnership with Black Book in the U.S., who had been operating for six years already. At that time, William Ward Publishing licensed the Black Book trademark for use in Canada, and Canadian Black Book was born. Bill began the company by traveling […]

24th Canadian Black Book Kathy Ward Memorial Golf Tournament Raises $29k for Charity

Canadian Black Book’s annual Kathy Ward Memorial Golf Tournament raised $30,000 for the Tim Hortons Foundation Camps, on September 20th. The 24th annual tournament hosted 92 Canadian automotive professionals and was played on a beautiful day at Maple Downs Golf & Country Club in Vaughan, ON.    The money goes to support disadvantaged kids between […]

Canadian Black Book Retention Index Continues to Reach New Highs

Canadian Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent, and precise, Canadian Specific vehicle pricing, data, and analytics, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for September 2021. The Index reached an all-time high of 132.6 points  growing 4.8 points (3.8%) over August. Fourteen of the past fifteen months have experienced growth, and […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 10/05/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending October 1st For the 8th consecutive week, the Canadian used wholesale market continues its upward trend, as all but one segment had price increases for the week. Lack of inventory continues to be the main driver for these wholesale price increases with both New and Used vehicle inventory continuing to decline. […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 9/28/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending September 24th The Canadian used wholesale market continues its positive trend, as all 22 segments had price increases for the week. Lack of inventory continues to be the main driver for these wholesale price increases with both New and Used vehicle inventory continuing to decline. Overall prices increased +0.47% for the […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 9/21/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending September 17th The Canadian used wholesale market continues its positive trend, as 21 of 22 segments saw prices increase for the week. Lack of inventory continues to be the main driver for these wholesale price increases, as both New and Used vehicle inventory continues to decline. Overall prices increased +0.49% for […]

Canadian Black Book Announces Data Integration Agreement with Global B2B Automotive Trading Platform TRADE X

Markham, ON, September 16, 2021 – Canadian Black Book, Canada’s leading automotive data provider, today announced a data integration agreement with TRADE X, a global B2B cross-border automotive trading platform that connects dealers internationally. TRADE X’s global vehicle trading software will be enhanced with Canadian Black Book’s historical post-transactional wholesale valuation and transactional data, along […]