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Media Advisory - 2021 Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year to be announced by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

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TORONTO, March 29, 2021 /CNW/ - Six vehicles are closer to the ultimate goal of being named Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year by the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).

In a live broadcast from the Global Television studios in Toronto, AJAC's President Stephanie Wallcraft invites you to tune in to The Morning Show as she reveals the winners of this year's Canadian Car of the Year Program.

Date:

Tuesday March 30, 2021



Time:

9:00 am – 10:00 am ET



Location:

Live Broadcast, The Morning Show, Global Television

MEDIA INFORMATION:

The three finalists for 2021 Canadian Car of the Year are:
Genesis G80 (Best Mid-size Premium Car in Canada for 2021)
Kia K5 (Best Large Car in Canada for 2021)
Mazda3 (Best Mid-size Car in Canada for 2021)

The three finalists for 2021 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year are:
Genesis GV80 (Best Mid-size Premium Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021)
Kia Telluride (Best Large Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021)
Nissan Rogue (Best Mid-size Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2021)

Results from AJAC Journalist member ballots are audited by international accounting firm KPMG and remain under wraps until the moment the envelopes are opened.

The Canadian Car of the Year award presentation is typically held during the opening ceremonies of the Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) in Toronto, which was cancelled this year due to the public health measures dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic. AJAC looks forward to continuing our partnership with CIAS when the show returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in February 2022.

About the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC)
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an association of professional journalists, writers, photographers, and corporate members whose focus is the automobile and the Canadian automotive industry. Collectively, our primary objectives are to promote, encourage, support, and facilitate professionalism in Canadian automotive journalism and to ensure factual and ethical reporting about the automobile and automotive issues to Canadian consumers. This is achieved through the work of our members and AJAC's annual vehicle testing and evaluation events, the Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards (CCOTY and CUVOTY), Innovation Awards, and EcoRun.

About the Canadian International AutoShow,presented by The Toronto Star and wheels.ca
With more than 650,000 square feet of exhibits, displays and attractions at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and annual attendance of 360,000, the Canadian International AutoShow is not only the largest automotive expo in Canada, it is also the country's largest consumer show — a leader in lifestyle, technology and all things automotive. It boasts more than 1,000 cars, trucks, SUVs, concept cars, exotics, classics, muscle cars, fully electric and autonomous vehicles each year.

About KPMG
KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (kpmg.ca) is a limited liability partnership, established under the laws of Ontario, and the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG has more than 7,000 professionals/employees in over 40 locations across Canada serving private- and public-sector clients. KPMG is consistently recognized as an employer of choice and one of the best places to work in the country.

The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.

SOURCE Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

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