• 2018 Canadian Residual Value Awards

    GAC members swept highest residual value ratings in 26 of 26 vehicle categories. Subaru was overall mainstream brand winner and Audi was overall premium brand winner.

  • 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.


  • 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 of Canada (GAC) is the national industry association representing the Canadian interests of 15 leading international automakers including BMW Canada Inc., Honda Canada Inc., Hyundai Auto Canada Corp., Jaguar Land Rover Canada ULC., Kia Canada Inc., Maserati 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., Toyota Canada Inc., Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., and Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.

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

The 15 member companies and their affiliates directly or indirectly employ more than 77,000 Canadians in vehicle manufacturing, sales, distribution, parts, service, finance and head office operations from coast to coast. In 2019, the member companies of the GAC sold 1,146 million vehicles representing 60% of the Canadian automotive market and supported over 60% of Canada’s 3,331 new vehicle dealerships.

In 2019, Natural Resources Canada recognized GAC members with class leading fuel efficiency in 9 of 13 categories. GAC members also led vehicle energy efficiency in 4 of 9 categories for electric vehicles.

Public Statistics

Global Automakers of Canada response to Quebec’s Report on the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation
Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) Comments on Federal Government Review of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations for Cars and Trucks
Third Quarter Canadian Auto Sales Still Reflect “Lost” Spring Selling Season
First Quarter Sales Down 20% on COVID Concerns

November Canadian Auto Sales Flat Compared to 2018
October Sales Not So Scary
Roller Coaster Continues as Canadian Auto Sales Slide in September
Canadian Auto Sales Back in the Black for August
Canadian Auto Sales - July 2019 - Global Automakers of Canada
First Half Sales Robust but Not Record Setting
May Auto Sales Down... But By No Means Out
April Showers Bring Continued Slowing of Auto Sales in Canada
March Contributes to Lower Auto Sales in First Quarter of 2019
Canadian Vehicle Sales Continue to Face Headwinds in February

2019 Canadian Vehicle Sales Start off Down 7.3%
2018 Auto Sales Slow Slightly After 10 Years of Unprecedented Growth
The Slide Continues – November Marks 8th Straight Month of Vehicle Sales Declines in Canada
Canadian Auto Sales Continue to Slide in October for 7th Straight Month
As the Seasons Change Canadian Vehicle Sales Also Fall in September
Canadian Auto Sales - August & 3rd Quarter Results
Canadian Auto Sales - July
Canadian Auto Sales - June and First Half
Canadian Auto Sales - May 2018 Global Automakers of Canada
Canadian Auto Sales - April 2018 Global Automakers of Canada
First Quarter Sales Stronger
Increase Sales for February - The Trend Continues
On We Roll...Record January Auto Sales In Canada

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