• 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 (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. 

2017 set an all new high for Canadian auto sales with 2,038,797 units sold in 2017, up 4.6% from 2016. The member companies of the GAC sold a record 1,160,446 units up 5.5% over 2016. The members support some 77,000 direct and indirect jobs in Canada along with 60% of Canada’s 3,331 dealers across Canada.

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