Posts by Carlos Gomes

Strength Abroad & At Home

Dealers tend to view sales locally, but to get a true picture of how the auto industry is doing overall, we look globally. And on that…

All Thumbs Up!

Around the globe, most markets are doing well. Despite a slight dip in Canadian sales in March, we’re still in very good shape, and much of…

Auto Report: Global Expectations 2018

Canadian sales will drop a little this year, but not too far. Canadian sales rose to a record 2.04 million units in 2017, the first time…

Improving the Fundamentals

Shoppers are increasingly looking at leasing. The end of the year is approaching, and the world still hasn’t lost its taste for personal mobility. Over the…

Global Snapshot: An All-Time Record for 2017

Canadians buy more than 2 million vehicles, and global production is strong. After a strong pace in the summer, the growth in global car sales temporarily…

New Vehicle Sales: Better Than Expected

Both in Canada and abroad, new vehicle sales are on target for yet another record year. It’s good news again, this time with global auto sales…

Free Trade Agreement : Renegotiating NAFTA

Expect the White House to tweak NAFTA, not revamp it. Against the backdrop of accelerating global auto sales, Canadians are facing some uncertainty as the Trump…

Auto Report: 2017 Forecast

Luxury sales surge to boost Canadian numbers. A strong global market continues to bring good news to the auto industry, and things are possibly even better…

Across Canada: 2017 Sales Forecast

Expect a drop in 2017 sales, but not by much. It’s great to be at the top of the game, but there’s never any guarantee it’s…

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