• 2015 Canadian Residual Value Awards

    GAC members secured highest rating for residual values in 25 of 27 vehicle 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

  • 2016 Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year

    GAC members placed first in 8 of 9 AJAC “Best New” categories for 2016 – Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year will be announced at the Canadian International Autoshow in Toronto in February.

Members

  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Jaguar LandRover
  • KIA
  • Maserati
  • 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 15 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 2015, the member companies of the GAC sold 1,063,652 vehicles representing 56.0% of the Canadian automotive market. This represents a growth in sales of 4.3% from 2014. The members directly and indirectly employ some 77,000 Canadians and 63% of the vehicles sold by member companies in Canada were built in the NAFTA region.

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