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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 10:01:57 PM

Canadians snapped up new vehicles at an unprecedented rate during the 1st half of 2013

A total of 883,667 passenger cars and light trucks were sold, up 2.2% from 2012

So we’re on a record pace, one being driven in large part by healthy sales incentives – sweeteners that Canadians are finding hard to resist. We’re fattening up on new cars and light trucks, as it were

Hyundai’s Elantra holds a slim lead over the Honda Civic – about 300 units through the end of Jun


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carloco75
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:50:00 AM

That country has monies..that's why...
carloco75
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:49:13 AM

The Elantra isn't worth more than $17000..!
335d1
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:33:41 PM

Makes sense.
rosa403
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:31:30 AM

ok
danandmary
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 9:33:18 AM

Eh?
labbie
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:44:00 AM

Go Canada!!
Tacodan
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:45:49 AM

Because they don't have an Obumer !
Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:41:45 AM

cars wear out, only so long we can hold out before buying a new one
RAE344
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:20:44 AM

Another country that want to be just like us.
SUNOIL
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:16:59 AM

Are the big 3 paying attention to this
Winatgas
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:16:42 AM

This is great for Canada and I'm glad for them since I have in-laws located there.
USMCturtlehead
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:06:57 AM

If the price is right consumers will buy.
leeac
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 6:36:07 AM

Lots of competition in the car business leads to lower pricing.
00MrSlate00
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 4:52:15 AM

We need that here in this country.
Amplion
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 2:12:02 AM

Harper has his economy doing well !!!
cdrrod
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 2:09:03 AM

Well, that's because they probably don't like to walk through the snow in the winter....
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:58:20 AM

OK
Vette1967
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:52:55 AM

Probably a good used car market too.
pricewar
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:44:33 AM

whatever works
rcornel
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:25:19 AM

Interesting.
cwashi3324
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:08:42 AM

We could use some sweet deals in the U.S.
BALRSTATUS
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:57:16 AM

they don't like those Canadian cars ehhh
davenles
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:48:42 AM

Glad they have the funds to buy a new vehicle.
GSKHY
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:31:07 AM

HOPING THEY WILL DRIVE SAFELY
LostInNY
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:29:52 AM

ahhh...too much canadian dollars, have not figured out what else to tax the Canadians!
FuelishGuy
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:19:38 AM

There'll be another bump up when people replace the cars that were underwater during the recent floods in southern Alberta and the flash flood in Toronto.
andy1024
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 11:55:51 PM

Summer is also the car-buying season for our northern neighbors.
Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 11:04:14 PM

Yeah Canada
agrico
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 10:34:43 PM

good economy?
tnfran
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 10:27:39 PM

Ok.
Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2013 10:02:35 PM

Civic thumbs down, finally
Glad to see that
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