Sabrina Arruda

How a Sound Pricing Strategy Can Get Your Dealership in the Running for an AutoTrader Best Priced Dealer Award

Price is one of the leading drivers in a vehicle purchase. In fact, 84% of car shoppers cite price as an important purchase factor.1 As such, our AutoTrader.ca iQ algorithm uses real-time pricing data to provide car shoppers with transparency and guidance on the price of cars, by applying “Great”, “Good”, “Fair” and “Above Average”

2022 AutoTrader Best Priced Dealer Award Winners Announced!

For the third consecutive year, AutoTrader has recognized Canadian dealerships committed to consistently offering transparent pricing and great value for Canadian car shoppers with the exclusive and prestigious 2022 AutoTrader Best Priced Dealer Award. AutoTrader Best Priced Dealer Award winners are identified, by province, through a scientific analysis of the top dealerships on the AutoTrader.ca

A Majority of Canadian Car Shoppers Believe Electric Vehicles Will Take Over the Road in 10 Years

Electric vehicles (EVs) currently represent a small slice of the Canadian automotive market, however, it’s important for dealers to understand how consumers look at these vehicles and there’s no better way to do so than an examination of what informs a consumer’s decision-making process. In March 2022 we conducted a national consumer research survey of

Consumer Research Results: Car Shopping Throughout the Pandemic

While the pandemic remains a concern for some Canadians, the general outlook for most consumers is that the COVID-19 situation is improving, and they’re ready to return to normal life, which includes car shopping. The online shopping tools that were a necessity during pandemic restrictions have now become the method of choice for the majority

Car Shopper Challenges & Preferences: What You Need to Know

Throughout our ongoing consumer research, it has become abundantly clear that car shopping behaviour is constantly in flux. From how consumers shop, to where they shop and their preferred tools and resources, these factors often vary. In our latest study we turned to AutoTrader.ca car shoppers to understand their car buying process preferences and behaviours

Consumer Research Results: Global Microchips Shortage Shows Canadian Car Shoppers Are Willing to go the Extra Mile

The global microchip shortage stemming from a variety of COVID-19 and trade-war related production disruptions, that has impacted supply chains across the world including the automotive sector, is very much top of mind with Canadian car shoppers. In fact, according to an online study of over 500 AutoTrader.ca and AutoHebdo.net marketplace auto intenders conducted in