• 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 2013, the member companies of the GAC sold 966,157 vehicles representing 55.0% of the Canadian automotive market.  This represents a growth in sales of 3.8% from 2012. 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.

Latest News From Automotive Business Review

Ford to recall 502,489 vehicles due to faulty airbags

Ford has announced to expand its recall of vehicles related to Takata driver-side airbag inflators to 502,489 vehicles.

Scania commences testing of wirelessly charged city buses in Sweden

Swedish vehicle maker Scania and Stockholm based Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) are planning to test wirelessly charged electric-hybrid city bus in Södertälje, Sweden.

Renault- Nissan Alliance stops taking car orders in Russia

Nissan Motor and its partner Renault announced that it has stopped taking orders for few models of cars in Russia, and is planning to raise the price of the other models in the country.

GM keeps contingency plan ready over massive air bag related recalls

US automaker General Motors has developed contingency plans for wider recall related to Takata air bag inflators.

BMW to unveil MINI John Cooper Works next year

BMW is planning to unveil MINI John Cooper Works, a new addition to the MINI car with powerful turbo engine, suspension technology along with aerodynamically optimized body.