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  • CTV News Vancouver: Buying a used car? Tips to find the right ride

    July 3, 2017 - Four tips to help you when shopping for a used car so that you can find the right vehicle. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing Canada: 4 questions with TRADER’s Robert Lewocz

    June 13, 2017 - As part of the Executive, we connected with Robert Lewocz, VP of national sales at TRADER Corp. and autoTRADER.ca. Read More
  • Auto123: 7 questions to ask when you’re buying a used car

    June 7, 2017 - The answers will help you make an informed decision. Read More
  • Auto123: How to negotiate a used vehicle purchase or sale

    June 1, 2017 - Use these handy tips and advice to make the best possible deal. Read More
  • CTV News Calgary: Calgary couple caught up in dispute with dealership over vehicle history

    May 24, 2017 - Local couple says a used car dealer sold them an SUV without disclosing its accident history. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing Canada: With CPA background, Dejong leads CARPROOF big data & analytics

    May 18, 2017 - How CARPROOF uses big data for vehicle history reports and now vehicle valuations. Read More
  • CTV News Vancouver: Five things to know before buying your next car

    May 14, 2017 - Buying a car? Here are five things to know and do if you're in the market for a new or used ride. Read More
  • Canadian Auto World: CARPROOF adds V-P of product

    April 12, 2017 - Greg Beckman has been named vice-president of product at CARPROOF. Read More
  • Global News: Better Business Bureau warns car sellers about scam

    March 29, 2017 - The BBB is warning Canadians selling their cars to be cautious of a scheme sought out take advantage of them. Read More
  • Toronto Star: Certified pre-owned programs remove the risk of buying used

    March 25, 2017 - The stigma about buying used cars has largely disappeared partly due to the introduction of CPO programs. Read More
  • CBC News BC: BBB issues warning about company providing vehicle histories

    March 22, 2017 - The BBB is warning private car sellers of an alleged scheme involving companies it says offer to check a vehicle's service history. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing Canada: CARPROOF partners with UCDA to grant dealer members competitive rates

    March 8, 2017 - UCDA Members can now sign up for CARPROOF’s used-car appraisal tool at a competitive rate. Read More
  • Canadian AutoWorld: UCDA, CARPROOF partner on VVR deal

    March 2, 2017 - UCDA and CARPROOF ink a deal that provides UCDA Members with added value when signing up for CARPROOF’s VVR. Read More
  • Traction Life: Used Car Buying Checklist

    January 1, 2017 - Purchasing a new vehicle is a big investment, heed the tips in the following pre-owned buying checklist to avoid some common pitfalls. Read More
  • Tire Business: Bill would address selling unfixed recalled vehicles

    December 28, 2016 - Proposed amendments to the Canadian Motor Vehicles Safety Act contained in the bill would directly affect the sale of some recalled vehicles. Read More
  • Automotive News Canada: Canada legislation would ban dealers from selling vehicles with open recalls

    December 13, 2016 - Canadian auto dealers will be prohibited from selling some unfixed recalled vehicles if a bill before the Senate passes. Read More
  • Canadian Auto World: Media shines light on recall dangers

    December 8, 2016 - Automotive industry watchers are waiting to see if a new investigation will expedite government action on the issue of selling vehicles subject to open safety recalls. Read More
  • CBC News: Millions of vehicles with potentially dangerous recalls still on road

    December 7, 2016 - Millions of vehicles in Canada, an estimated one in six, have an outstanding safety recall, and auto industry experts say not enough is being done to fix them. Read More
  • CBC News Calgary: Man alleges Calgary used-car dealer hid past damages, insurance claims

    November 7, 2016 - An Alberta man is warning others after buying a 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 with $37,538 in past insurance claims, which he says were undisclosed. Read More
  • Auto123.com: Top 5 tips under $75 to sell your car fast

    July 8, 2016 - Advice on how to sell your used car quickly and efficiently. Read More
  • PR Newswire: Mark Rousseau selected to lead CARPROOF

    June 10, 2016 - Carfax today announced that Mark Rousseau has joined the company as president of CARPROOF. Most recently of LexisNexis, Rousseau brings a deep understanding of the potential for trusted information to help consumers, automotive dealers and other businesses make decisions with more confidence. Read More
  • Canadian auto dealer: Restoring trust

    May 3, 2016 - CARPROOF’s new valuation tool is aimed at eliminating negotiation from the vehicle appraisal process, and improving transparency between dealers and consumers. Read More
  • Autosphere: CARPROOF launches new tool

    April 7, 2016 - CARPROOF’s new Vehicle Valuation Report (VVR) offers a new approach to vehicle valuation that the company says will fundamentally change the way Canadian automotive dealers appraise used vehicles. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing: CARPROOF debuts used-car appraisal tool

    April 4, 2016 - CARPROOF’s new Vehicle Valuation Report offers a new approach to vehicle valuation. Read More
  • Canadian Auto World: CARPROOF valuation tool set to shake up industry

    March 21, 2016 - Canadian Autoworld predicts that years from now, Canadian dealers might look back and wonder how they ever appraised and sold used cars without CARPROOF’s Vehicle Valuation Report. Read More
  • Business Wire: IHS acquires CARPROOF, Canada's top source of used vehicle data, for $650M

    December 28, 2015 - IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it has acquired CARPROOF Corporation®, a Canada-based company that offers products and services in vehicle history, appraisal and valuation for the automotive industry, for $650 million CND (approximately $460 million USD). Read More
  • CTV news alert: CARPROOF has the best data

    December 3, 2015 - CARPROOF Vehicle History Reports, Canada’s most trusted vehicle history report provider, was featured in a CTV News broadcast. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing: CARPROOF announces strategic partnership with OpenRoad

    November 12, 2015 - In a continuing effort to increase transparency in the used-car buying market as well as create new strategic partnerships for the company, CARPROOF announced this week it has teamed up with British Columbia’s OpenRoad Auto Group. Read More
  • Fleet Digest: Stirring up the status quo

    November 3, 2015 - On Page 20 of Fleet Digest, Director of Product Management, Shawn Vording, explains how CARPROOF’s new valuation tool will revolutionize the way used cars transact in Canada. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing: Recall appointments: Chance to secure more service business

    October 29, 2015 - According to CARPROOF data, there are currently about 3 million vehicles being driven on Alberta roads, and close to a half-million of those have an open safety recall. Xtime shared analysis on how recall service appointments can lead to service revenue. Read More
  • Global News: Alberta registry offices to begin offering free vehicle background checks

    September 22, 2015 - One of the last things used car buyers check is whether the vehicle has any outstanding recalls, but starting this month Alberta registry offices will begin offering a free background check when you register your vehicle. Read More
  • Global News Edmonton: 1 in 5 used vehicles listed online in Alberta has unfixed safety recall: report

    September 16, 2015 - A recent report done by CARPROOF found close to half a million cars on Alberta roads are operating with unfixed manufacturer-initiated safety recalls. Read More
  • CTV Edmonton: New CARPROOF program to include recalls

    September 16, 2015 - CARPROOF is launching a new program to help consumers know more about automotive safety recalls. Read More
  • Edmonton Journal: Program offers free vehicle history reports for Alberta registry clients

    September 11, 2015 - In order to raise awareness of vehicle history searches, Alberta registry agents have partnered with CARPROOF to provide a free report on their own vehicle to customers. Read More
  • CBC News: Manitoba minister promises to start 'clean up' on unfixed vehicle recalls

    September 4, 2015 - Manitoba Minister of Consumer Protection Ron Lemieux will start consultations with the automobile industry on how to address unfixed safety recalls after a CBC investigation revealed more than one in six Manitoba cars have at least one. Read More
  • CBC News: Manitobans shocked by unfixed safety recalls

    September 2, 2015 - A significant percentage of vehicles are currently being driven on Manitoba roads with open safety recalls. CARPROOF is currently offering free vehicle history reports to Manitoba drivers in an effort to raise awareness of this issue and improve road safety in the province. Read More
  • Winnipeg Free Press: Vehicle histories available free online: Helps buyers make informed decisions

    August 28, 2015 - A new CARPROOF promotion offers free vehicle history reports to Manitoba consumers in an effort to raise awareness and improve road safety in a province where 1 in 10 cars on the road have open safety recalls. Read More
  • 680 CJOB News: Americans unhappy with car recalls; CADA says they're a good sign

    August 25, 2015 - CADA says that auto recalls are not always a bad thing, but can also be seen as a sign of a system that works. CARPROOF says close to 100,000 Manitoba vehicles have open safety recalls. Read More
  • Global News: Oakville woman gets refund on used car after Global News report

    July 8, 2015 - Oakville woman was able to get refund from Toronto dealer after discovering the vehicle she purchased was branded as "total loss" on CARPROOF report. Read More
  • Yahoo Finance: CARPROOF reports are a good idea when buying for new graduates

    June 22, 2015 - Yahoo Finance offers advice for new graduates when buying their first car, including the suggestion to run a CARPROOF report when considering a used vehicle. Read More
  • Yahoo Finance: Women are still paying more for cars

    June 18, 2015 - A Yahoo article outlining different purchase habits men and women have when shopping for a used car. Read More
  • MoneySense: CARPROOF can help you get a deal on a used car

    June 11, 2015 - MoneySense provides tips on how to locate and negotiate a good deal on a used car, including the importance of a CARPROOF report. Read More
  • CBC News: CARPROOF shows accident history on vehicle sold to Winnipeg couple

    May 12, 2015 - A couple in Winnipeg purchased a vehicle believing it was accident free. Years later a dealership runs a CARPROOF report when taking the vehicle in on trade, uncovering accident damage from a previous owner. Read More
  • The Star News: Reports revolutionized the used car marketplace

    May 11, 2015 - CARPROOF has revoluntionized the used car business in Canada with a shift towards a more transparent marketplace. Read More
  • The Star News: Do your homework when purchasing a used vehicle

    May 1, 2015 - With registered dealers, the risk associated with buying a used car is eliminated. The ownership and mechanical histories of vehicles offered for sale are checked with services like CARPROOF, the only vehicle history report recognized and endorsed by the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association. Read More
  • 660 News: CARPROOF study suggests one in three used cars in Calgary have been in an accident

    April 8, 2015 - A report by CARPROOF suggesting nearly one-in-three previously-owned cars in Calgary have been in an accident. Read More
  • CBC News: Lemon laws: 7 questions about the consumer protection law Canada doesn't have

    February 10, 2015 - CBC News investigation found that Carfax lacks key information that is included in CARPROOF. Read More
  • CP 24 News: The pros and cons of buying a used car in the US

    September 9, 2014 - CARPROOF’s Paul Maiorana speaks about title washing and how it can impact Canadians when buying a used car. Read More
  • The Hamilton Spectator: Buying a car online? Be very wary

    June 16, 2014 - CARPROOF speaks about prevalence of fraud and VIN cloning in response to Stoney Creek resident's story about narrowly avoiding an online buying scam. Read More
  • CBC News: CARPROOF helps uncover prior accidents on truck sold to Dartmouth man

    April 24, 2014 - In Dartmouth, N.S., CBC News Nova Scotia talked to a man who bought a truck in January and this month, decided to trade it in to a dealership. When the dealer pulled the CARPROOF report, he learned the vehicle had been in two significant accidents in the past two years, totalling more than $16,000 in damage. Read More
  • The Hamilton Spectator: Tigertown trying to find a couple a nicer, newer car

    April 14, 2014 - Couple bought car from a Hamilton dealer, found out from CARPROOF that the car had been used as a daily rental and had accident damage. Read More
  • CTV's W5: Annual survey of the used car market

    April 12, 2014 - In Toronto, CARPROOF played a role in CTV’s annual W5 survey of the used car market. CTV and the Automotive Protection Agency used CARPROOF’s vehicle history reports to dig deeper into the history of the vehicles used throughout the investigation. Read More
  • CBC News: Still 'Buyer Beware' when buying a used car, consumer says

    April 9, 2014 - An Edmonton consumer unknowingly purchased an SUV with unsafe steering and a history of accidents and AMVIC says this highlights the importance of seeing the CARPROOF report before you buy. Read More
  • CBC News: Car history reports may lack key data, investigation finds

    January 17, 2014 - In an investigation by CBC News I-Team, CARPROOF was found to have more accurate vehicle history data than U.S.-based Carfax. Read More
  • CBC News: Jetta owner shocked Carfax didn't report $20K in damage

    January 16, 2014 - Winnipeg man bought car based on clean Carfax report, upon attempting to trade in the vehicle, a CARPROOF report revealed it had $19,562 in damage claims. Read More
  • Tech Vibes: Deloitte names the 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Canada

    November 13, 2013 - For the fifth consecutive year, CARPROOF is announced as one of the winners of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 list, a program that recognizes Canadian technology companies for innovation, entrepreneurship, growth and leadership. Read More
  • London Free Press: Business Buzz: November 6

    November 6, 2013 - CARPROOF Vehicle History Reports is rolling out its free Used Car Selling Guide, a new resource designed to help consumers sell their used vehicles quickly and with full transparency. Read More
  • The Star: When buying a used car, pay for an inspection

    September 30, 2013 - Trillium Auto Dealers Association (TADA) endorses CARPROOF when advising used car buyers to search the vehicle's history for damage and accidents. Read More
  • Metro News: Storybook Gardens in London has fairytale day

    August 21, 2013 - CARPROOF sponsors free entry for kids to Storybook Gardens to see five new buildings that were recently added to the children's village. Read More
  • Autos News: CARPROOF Releases Used Car Buying Guide

    May 31, 2013 - CARPROOF Vehicle History Reports, Canada’s most trusted vehicle history report provider, announced today the release of their free Used Car Buying Guide to help consumers buy a used car with full peace of mind. Read More
  • Autos News: CARPROOF works to lower insurance fraud

    January 25, 2013 - CARPROOF has worked with i2iQ and 10 participating insurers to develop a unique tool to assist claims departments in identifying fraud activity. eSmartClaims will be launching in January 2013. Read More
  • CTV Winnipeg: 700,000 vehicles damaged from Hurricane Sandy; MPI urges caution when buying used cars

    November 12, 2012 - MPI is warning Manitobans to be careful when shopping for a used car, or they could end up with one that was damaged in Hurricane Sandy. CARPROOF is offering a free resource for drivers to check if the vehicle they are interested in purchasing has been damaged by flood waters. Read More
  • Autos News: Toyota Canada introduces "Toyota certified used hybrid vehicle program"

    August 14, 2012 - Every Toyota Certified Pre-Owned vehicle includes a CARPROOF vehicle history report. Read More
  • Autos News: CARPROOF and ADESA Team Up

    May 30, 2012 - ADESA Canada, the country’s largest vehicle auction service is partnering with CARPROOF to offer CARPROOF reports on the vast majority of dealer, public and local fleet vehicles consigned at auction, on Dealerblock and OPENLANE, effective June 1, 2012. Read More
  • Autos News: CARPROOF introduces "QuickProof"

    May 8, 2012 - CARPROOF is helping dealers needing a quick snapshot of a vehicle's history to help make on-the-spot decisions in addition to the regular detailed reports. QuickProof quickly and simply returns a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ finding on whether that vehicle has ever sustained damage. Read More
  • London Free Press: CARPROOF named one of London's top large businesses

    March 21, 2012 - In the 29th annual London Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, CARPROOF was honoured as one of three top businesses in the London digital media industry. Read More
  • Auto Remarketing: Experts to share used-car perspective during keynote at AutoRemarketing Canada Conference presented by CARPROOF

    March 15, 2012 - Auto Remarketing Canada Conference keynote session is presented by CARPROOF, providing keen insight into the state of Canada's used car industry through a variety of viewpoints. Read More
  • London Free Press: Automobile reporting firm born from fraud case

    March 11, 2012 - An interview with CARPROOF's President and Chief Executive Paul Antony, on how his experience with fraud in the used car buying industry prompted him to create CARPROOF, one of London's most successful technology companies. Read More