Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada

Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada

November 21, 2006 18:42 ET

AIAMC Members Win Bulk of Canadian Car of the Year Category Awards

Attention: Automotive Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Transportation Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO PRESS RELEASE--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 21, 2006) - The President of the association representing international automobile manufacturers in Canada congratulated the member companies for their unprecedented showing in the 2007 Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Canadian Car of the Year awards announced today."To have our members win Canadian Car of the Year awards in twelve of thirteen categories is an honour for the Association and most importantly a testimony to the strength of each manufacturers' product in the face of unparalleled competition for the hearts and minds of Canadian automobile consumers," noted David Adams, President of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada."Our industry is about three things: product, product and product, and the results today demonstrate the success of our members in producing vehicles that meet the needs of consumers. Given that these prestigious awards influence over 58% of new car buyers, I look forward to our members achieving significant market success throughout 2007 with each winning vehicle," added Adams.The AIAMC members with 2007 AJAC Canadian Car of the Year Category winners are:Best New Small Car (under $18,000) Honda FIT LXBest New Small Car (over $18,000) Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5Best New Family Car ($22,000 - $30,000) Toyota Camry LEBest New Family Car (over $30,000) Toyota Camry HybridBest New Luxury Car (under $50,000) Lexus ES 350Best New Prestige Car Audi S8Best New Sports/performance Car (under $50,000) Mazdaspeed3Best New Sports/performance Car (over $50,000) BMW 3-Series CoupéBest New Convertible Volkswagen EOS 2.0TBest new SUV/CUV (under $35,000) Toyota RAV4 - V6 SportBest new SUV/CUV ($35,000 - $60,000) Acura RDX Technology PackageBest new SUV/CUV (over $60,000) Mercedes-Benz GL ClassThe Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada is the national industry association representing the interests of thirteen member companies engaged in the manufacture, importation, distribution and servicing of light duty vehicles in Canada. AIAMC membership includes BMW Canada Inc., Honda Canada Inc., Hyundai Auto Canada, Kia Canada Inc., Mazda Canada Inc., Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc., Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc., Nissan Canada Inc., Porsche Cars Canada Ltd., Subaru Canada, Inc., Suzuki Canada Inc., Toyota Canada Inc., and Volkswagen Canada Inc. The association was established in 1979. /For further information: David C. Adams
President
(416) 595-8251
dadams@aiamc.com
www.aiamc.com/ IN: AUTOMOTIVE, ECONOMY, INTERNATIONAL, TRANSPORT

Contact Information

  • David Adams, President, Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada
    Primary Phone: 416-595-8251 ext. 22
    Secondary Phone: 416-333-2873
    E-mail: dadams@aiamc.com