• 2014 Canadian Residual Value Awards

    GAC members secured highest rating for residual values in 23 of 24 categories

  • Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles in Canada

    GAC members were recognized by Natural Resources Canada as having the most fuel efficient vehicles in 11 of 15 classes or sub-classes of vehicles

  • 2014 Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Canadian Car of the Year Awards

    GAC members placed first in 9 of 12 “best new vehicle” categories for 2014 – including the Mazda 6 as overall Canadian Car of the Year


  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Jaguar LandRover
  • KIA
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mitsubishi Motors
  • Nissan
  • Porsche
  • Subaru
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Representative Members

Sustaining Members

About Global Automakers of Canada

Global Automakers (GAC) is the national industry association representing the Canadian interests of 14 of the world’s most respected automakers. 

The GAC advocates for sound public policy to support a competitive and sustainable automotive market in Canada. Our members are committed to meeting the mobility needs of Canadians by providing greater consumer choice, offering leading edge safety and environmental technologies and eliminating unnecessary regulatory and trade barriers. 

In 2014, the member companies of the GAC sold 1,019,746 vehicles representing 55.1% of the Canadian automotive market. This represents a growth in sales of 5.5% from 2013. The members directly and indirectly employ some 77,000 Canadians and more than 50% of the vehicles sold by member companies in Canada were built in North America.

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