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AutoCanada Inc. is a North American multi-location automobile dealership group currently operating 69 franchised dealerships,[1][2][3][4] selling several brands,[5] in Canada,[6] as well as a group in Illinois, USA.[7][8][9] The company was founded by Pat Priestner in 2006.[10] The company is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[11] AutoCanada is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange traded as TSX:ACQ.[12][13]

AutoCanada Inc.
Public
Traded asTSXACQ
IndustryAutomotive, retail auto
FoundedMay 11, 2006; 13 years ago (2006-05-11) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
HeadquartersEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
Number of locations
69
Areas served
Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Québec, Nova Scotia United States: Illinois
Key people
  • Paul Antony (Executive Chairman)
  • Michael Rawluk (President)
  • Raj Juneja (CFO)
  • Peter Hong (Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel)
ProductsAutomobile sales, leasing and parts
BrandsAlfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Kia, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Ram Trucks, Smart, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo
Websitewww.autocan.ca

In 2019, AutoCanada Inc launched RightRide, a special finance division of the multi-location automobile dealership. RightRide currently operates 57 dealerships throughout Canada.[14]

Management TeamEdit

As of 2018, the company is managed by the following people:[15][16]

  • Paul Antony (Executive Chairman)
  • Michael Rawluk (President)
  • Mike Borys (Chief Financial Officer)[17]
  • Peter Hong (Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel)
  • Tamara "Tammy" Darvish (President, United States) [18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mah, Bill (2015-09-28). "Edmonton-based AutoCanada buys Spruce Grove dealership". Edmonton Journal. Archived from the original on 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  2. ^ "Saskatoon Motor Products sold to Edmonton-based company". Global News. 2014-03-11. Archived from the original on 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  3. ^ Love, Myron (2017-08-25). "Automotive News :: Back in the driver's seat". autos.winnipegfreepress.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  4. ^ Keenan, Greg (2013-02-12). "Big dealers remodel Canadian car lots". Archived from the original on 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  5. ^ Keenan, Greg (2015-11-15). "AutoCanada chairman to buy Honda Canada dealership". Archived from the original on 2017-01-11. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  6. ^ "AutoCanada Announces Management and Board Changes". www.newswire.ca. 2018-08-09. Archived from the original on 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  7. ^ Hayes, Jackson (2018-03-26). "AutoCanada adds strategic brands with U.S. deal – Canadian Auto World". www.canadianautoworld.ca. Archived from the original on 2018-10-13. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  8. ^ LaReau, Jamie (2018-03-22). "AutoCanada buys Chicago dealerships". Automotive News Canada.
  9. ^ Bartosiak, Dave (2018-03-24). "AutoCanada Enters U.S. Market with $86 Million Grossinger Acquisition". The Drive. Archived from the original on 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  10. ^ Ganley, Michael (2014-01-02). "AutoCanada's Pat Priestner on Taking the Road Less Traveled". AlbertaVenture.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  11. ^ "AutoCanada Inc. signs on as an official sponsor of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open – CP WOMEN'S OPEN". cpwomensopen.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  12. ^ "Autocanada Inc (ACQ-T) Quote". The Globe and Mail. Archived from the original on 2018-11-13. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  13. ^ "Download SEDAR Filings - Code Verification and Accept Terms of Use". www.sedar.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  14. ^ "Rightride About". Archived from the original on 2019-04-23.
  15. ^ Venetis, Tom (2018-08-10). "AutoCanada Announces Management and Board Changes – Canadian Auto World". www.canadianautoworld.ca. Archived from the original on 2018-10-13. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  16. ^ "ACQ.CA Company Profile & Executives – AutoCanada Inc. – Wall Street Journal". www.wsj.com. Archived from the original on 2018-10-29. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  17. ^ "Stockhouse privacy policy (version 1)". stockhouse.com.
  18. ^ "AutoCanada reports 2018 annual and fourth quarter results – NewsWire". www.newswire.ca. 2019-03-14. Archived from the original on 2019-05-24. Retrieved 2019-05-22.

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