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CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – December 2022

2022 in review: committing to and celebrating our dealer partners

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – November 2022

What’s new at CarGurus?

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – October 2022

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – September 2022

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – August 2022

Just launched! Target ready-to-buy shoppers with specific inventory categories with Highlight 

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – July 2022

Interest in EVs continues to increase among Canadian shoppers, according to CarGurus report

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – June 2022

What’s new at CarGurus?

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – May 2022

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – April 2022

New! CarGurus launches second annual Buyer Insight Report

Toronto, here we come! CarGurus’ Navigate Conference is hitting the road in 2022

Reputation, trust, and today’s car shopper

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – March 2022

How to use your Top-Rated Dealer Award to set your dealership apart

And the winners are… Announcing the 2022 CarGurus Top-Rated Dealer Awards

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – February 2022

Just launched! Grow your audience and optimize performance with CarGurus RPM Premier

CarGurus in the news: The Globe and Mail discusses the chip shortage and car prices

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – January 2022

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – December 2021

Drive more leads with these inventory photo best practices

2021 in review: milestones, product enhancements, top content, and more

Think your dealership can’t be a holiday shopping destination? Think again.

CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights – November 2021

4 things you can start doing today to get more dealership reviews

Tips for staying on top of your game amid the supply chain crisis

Introducing the CarGurus Canada Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report

Sneak peek: CarGurus Dealer app coming soon!

Last chance! Don’t miss out on access to Navigate this week

Car buying confidence on the rise, according to latest CarGurus study

Navigate is BACK! 3 Reasons to get excited about the virtual conference next month

Exploring the next generation of car buyers in Canada

What’s new at CarGurus? Quarterly product updates

CarGurus in the news: shopper insights and new TV campaign launch

Pandemic changes to dealer business model likely to endure and expand

New CarGurus TV campaign reinforces car buying confidence to shoppers

Consumers are more excited about driving assistance features than self-driving cars, according to new CarGurus research

What car dealers need to know about upcoming Facebook Marketplace changes

How to manage your dealership’s Google reviews (and why they’re so important!)

Clutch shares how CarGurus Area Boost helps expand its car-buying audience

Tips for attracting more fixed ops business for your dealership

Most searched vehicles of 2021 so far, according to CarGurus data

Live now! Dealer Tools on mobile

4 Supply concerns plaguing the auto industry in Canada — and how to keep them from impacting the shopping experience

New CarGurus research shows increasing buyer openness and excitement towards EVs

Top Rated Dealer 2021: building trust and transparency through shopper reviews

How to turn tax season into sales season for your dealership

6 Ways to promote your Top Rated Dealer Award and bring in new customers

Announcing the 2021 Top Rated Dealer Awards

Key sales segments to pay attention to in 2021

How to generate buzz for new models without auto shows

WATCH: Discover how Clutch uses CarGurus to succeed in today’s shifting landscape

6 Questions to ask when optimizing your dealership’s online presence

Leadership changes at CarGurus: welcoming Jason Trevisan as CEO 

WATCH: CarGurus executives share their vision at Navigate

Tips for identifying and reaching your larger market in 2021

WATCH: Navigate Fireside chat with CarGurus CEO Langley Steinert

2020 in review: product updates, support through Covid, top content, and more

WATCH: Peter Sheahan shares growth strategies for dealers at Navigate ‘20

3 Covid car shopping trends and what they mean for your dealership

LISTEN: A discussion on Canada’s used car market

CarGurus helps dealers price confidently with IMV Scan

CarGurus teams up with Calldrip to help dealers close more deals

Brace yourselves, winter is coming: Tips for success through a second wave of COVID-19

Stocking your lot during the pandemic will take some creativity

Highlights from CarGurus Navigate ’20

Last chance! Don’t miss out on access to Navigate sessions

New Navigate session announced: hear how to accelerate your digital growth from Facebook

What to expect at Navigate: full agenda revealed!

Announcing the winners of CarGurus’ Driving Difference contest

CarGurus helps dealers expand their reach with Area Boost

What’s new at CarGurus? Quarterly product updates

Peter Sheahan to share innovative strategies for growth at Navigate ‘20

Navigate is back—and it’s going virtual!

Top 2020 used cars in Canada by lead submissions

Highly requested features added to the Market Analysis tool

Adapting to changing consumer preferences in today’s unique selling environment

Stressed, but saving: understanding the pandemic’s impact on consumers’ needs for financing

CarGurus study finds vehicles are more vital than ever to today’s consumers

CarGurus in the news: industry publications use CarGurus data to break down consumer sentiment

COVID-19 Follow-up study offers a glimpse into the new normal of car shopping

Calling all dealers driving difference in their community! Share your story to win a Back-to-Business Kit

4 Key takeaways from our Canada Dealer Insights Summit

Sell your vehicles across the nation: introducing CarGurus Delivery Indicator

What’s new at CarGurus? Quarterly product update

How to succeed with CarGurus Delivery Indicator

Back to business: Car sales and service sanitization precautions to take

How CarGurus is driving shopper engagement with Contactless Services

20% discount in June to support dealerships during COVID-19

What’s new in CarGurus? 2020 product update

5 takeaways for car dealers in the time of COVID-19

Four key digital marketing trends for a new 2020: Webinar recap

CarGurus Business Update and Commitment to Dealers

Selling cars remotely? New CarGurus feature lets you highlight your contactless services

Mental health resources for coping with coronavirus stress

CarGurus Search Results Page gets a new look

50% discount in May to support your dealership during COVID-19

Live Webinar: Digital marketing trends for a new 2020

Changes to CarGurus free and paid listings products

How to leverage your Top Rated Dealer status all year long

Supporting our customers during the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19: Prioritizing the well-being of customers and staff

3 ways to build trust through shopper reviews: Top Rated Dealer 2020

Announcing the 4th annual 2020 Top Rated Dealer awards

Industry pulse: Canada’s 2020 new vehicle forecast

Navigate 2019: Fireside chat with CarGurus CEO Langley Steinert

Top dealer resources, stories, and highlights of 2019

Perry Hewitt’s digital marketing strategy tips: Navigate 2019 video

4 ways to handle after-hours leads

Takeaways from Navigate 2019: How to optimize your Google My Business listing

A car dealer’s guide to videography

Guy Kawasaki’s 7 lessons for car dealers: Navigate 2019

Highlights from CarGurus Navigate

Your ultimate guide to attending Navigate

3 simple steps for improving your dealership website

Google Ads to remove average position metric

What sets CarGurus apart from the competition in Canada

Hear from dealers and speakers: Why Navigate?

Understanding the what and why of retargeting

Convince your boss to let you attend Navigate in 4 easy steps

Next wave of Navigate speakers announced: hear from leaders at TripAdvisor, Google, and more

CarGurus launches new CPO Partner Program to support dealers in Canada

Navigate 2019 early bird ticket pricing extended until July 31st

Product update: add your Instagram profile to your CarGurus account

Think Auto 2019 recap

Industry Pulse: analyzing the changing ZEV landscape in Canada

CG x Virtual Dealer Insights Summit is back with new insights and tips for dealers

Announcing Navigate 2019: CarGurus’ first-ever automotive conference

A dealer’s guide to car photography

How can you hook the time-starved Canadian car buyer?

Meet the winners: CarGurus announces inaugural Editor’s Choice Used Car Awards

Putting Canadian Millennials behind the wheel: think outside the showroom to reach this growing generation

The Globe and Mail talks financial rules for buying a car

Announcing the 3rd annual CarGurus Top Rated Dealer Awards

Internet infatuation drives Canadian car consumers

Canadian Auto World on automotive digital marketing best practices

Recognize returning customers to grow trust and sales

CarGurus’ 2018 in review: company milestones, dealer events, top content, and more

Updates to the Removed Listing Activity tab make attribution easier

5 tips for writing compelling copy for online automotive ads

What sets great dealers apart: 3 social media metrics you need to track to understand your campaign’s success

4 strategies for marketing your dealership’s service department—and why it’s so important

Auto Remarketing Canada on CarGurus’ rapid growth

Tips for making your content more effective as a marketing tool

The top 2018 Canadian car searches, by province

What sets great car dealers apart: key metrics for e-newsletters

What sets great car dealers apart: key website metrics to track to ensure success

Lessons from companies acing omnichannel marketing

Use persona marketing to fine tune messages and target buyers more effectively

A blueprint for a successful lead follow-up process

3 simple strategies every car dealer can use to build a customer referral program

Why every dealership should embrace mobile marketing

Automation makes digital marketing easy and effective for forward-thinking dealers

Will SUVs and trucks continue to dominate new vehicle sales?

See how used car prices change over time with CarGurus’ Price Trends tool

Is your email marketing working? 5 key metrics you should be measuring

5 essential tips for effective email marketing

CarGurus annonce Les Prix 2018 des concessionnaires les mieux notés au Canada

CarGurus announces 2018 Top Rated Dealer Awards in Canada

Find the pricing sweet spot with new Pricing Tool updates

Dealers who create content ramp up authority, trust, and sales

Appealing to millennial car buyers expands opportunities for dealers

Transparency in the news: Canadian AutoJournal covers CarGurus survey

How to create more effective campaigns with A/B testing

What should you do about bad reviews?

Using Google Analytics to drive more effective sales

Diversify your advertising to broaden your audience and generate more sales leads

Understanding search engine optimization for your dealership

How technology is helping used car dealers earn trust and stay competitive

Auto Remarketing Canada 2018 recap

Why your dealership can’t afford to ignore SMS marketing