The Manitoba Motor Dealers Association (MMDA) has established programs and supports various others that help advance the industry for our members and improve our community. These include initiatives to improve business practices, training and education opportunities, and more.
FOR EV CHARGER & INSTALLATION
Lead The Charge Program
The program, is supporting the installation of new EV charging infrastructure in Manitoba. Our program received a large number of applications, and we are happy to announce that all applicants who met the criteria were approved. At this point, our application intake period is closed, and our focus going forward is supporting our applicant’s projects to ensure that we achieve the overall project objectives.
IMPROVING THE EXPERTISE,
PROFESSIONALISM AND IMAGE
OF THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
The online Sales Certification Program is a comprehensive training program for automobile sales personnel and managers, designed to ensure the highest standard of knowledge and professionalism for new automobile dealers in Manitoba.
Carrxpert formed in 2001 in Quebec in association with Corporation des concessionnaires automobiles du Québec (CCAQ) CarrXpert is synonymous with professionalism in the auto-body repair industry across Canada. All CCAQ and MMDA member dealers with their own body shop, or those who are shareholders of such a workshop independent from their company, are eligible to join the network.
MMDA Official Annual Supplier Scholarship Application
The MMDA is accepting applications for scholarships valued at $1000.00 each. Awarded annually, at the DRIVE Event, these funds assist Manitoba students at a secondary or post-secondary level who are pursuing education that could lead to employment with a new car, truck or heavy truck dealership in Manitoba. This can be a high school trades program or a post-secondary area of study related to business. This can include, but is not limited to, Business Administration, IT, Human Resources, Communications and Marketing.
International Recruitment Program
We are excited to announce our international recruitment program to address the shortfall of qualified, skilled workers (automotive service technicians and body shop technicians) in the prairie provinces.