Over the past two weeks, Winnipeg’s two Subaru stores — Frontier Subaru on Pembina Highway and Jim Pattison Subaru Winnipeg on Regent — held customer appreciation evenings that were combined with the launch of the 2017 Impreza.
"Our showroom was full of people," says Cal Sobering, general sales manager at the …
March 24, 2017
Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg has once again earned the carmaker’s Canadian award for star dealer of the year.
"We are the first Mercedes-Benz dealer in Canada to earn this honour three years in a row," says Roger Man, the Winnipeg dealership’s general sales manager.
The award is based on sales targets combined with customer …
March 17, 2017
In horse racing terms, you could say Murray Chevrolet has won the daily double.
On March 1, Murray Chev president Dan Murray hosted an employee appreciation lunch in celebration of the Murray team earning both an inaugural General Motors of Canada President’s Club ranking and ranking in GM’s Top 16 (GM …
March 10, 2017
The accolades keep on coming for Auto Gallery of Canada, one of Manitoba’s top-selling used car dealers. The dealer at the west end of Portage Avenue has been bestowed the Top Choice Award for the 10th year in a row and Consumer’s Choice Award for the 10th time in 12 …
February 24, 2017
Tony Pedreira has been a Birchwood Auto Group sales rep for more than 20 years. These days, he has a new designation: product genius.Predreira is the key piece in a new sales system that Birchwood introduced for its Mini brand in the fall. As he explains it, he is the …
February 17, 2017
In the two years since the Capital Auto Group acquired the former Landau Ford Lincoln, the Winnipeg dealership in the Polo Park area has made great strides. Michael Park, Capital Ford Lincoln’s general sales manager, reports that last year, the dealership finished in fifth place among 22 Ford Lincoln stores …
February 10, 2017
NOTRE-DAME-DE-la-MERCI Que. — OK, let’s see if I got this straight: hard turn left, a hard, short punch of the brakes followed by a quick turn to the right and… patience… patience... THROTTLE!It’s our third exercise of the day and it’s arguably the most difficult. It’s called the Scandinavian flick, …
February 10, 2017
TOLUCA, Mexico — In motorsports, legendary racing events abound — Targa Floria, Mille Miglia, Indy 500 — but perhaps few have had as lasting an impact on sports-performance cars as La Carrera Panamericana.The race’s golden era lasted only five years — 1950 to 1954 — but attracted racing icons Juan …
February 3, 2017
There are a lot of used car dealers in Winnipeg, but few can offer the range of services that Platinum Auto Sales can provide. The relatively new store at 3081 Portage Ave., formerly the home of Car World and, before that, Holiday Kia, provides sales and in-house financing, service and …
January 27, 2017
The new River City Collision Centre (just east of River City Ford at 3636 Portage Ave.) opened for business in mid-December. According to Vern Barker, the dealership’s manager of fixed operations, business is booming."I can’t believe how busy we are at the collision centre," says Barker. "We are a lot …
January 20, 2017