Policaro Group in the Greater Toronto Area launched Policaro Access, which sells vehicles three different ways through the assistance of an app. The Jack Carter Auto Group in Calgary created Carter Live Connect, which goes beyond what GM's Cadillac Live offers.
Headquartered in Brampton, just outside of Toronto, the Policaro Group began its strategic shift in late November when it privately sold separate Honda and Toyota dealerships to reduce its stores to four. Now, it's expanding in Kitchene-Waterloo, St. Catharines, Etobicoke and Brampton.
In 1969, Braley acquired a machine company Orlick Industries, founded by Bill Orlick in 1947 in the west end of Hamilton, and began expanding the business. He used his success to eventually own three CFL franchises at one time or another.
After 26 years with Mercedes-Benz, including the last 4½ as president and CEO of the manufacturer’s Canadian division, Brian Fulton has become a managing partner of one of its Toronto-area dealerships, owned by the Zanchin Automotive Group.