MONTREAL, QC (January 14, 2016) – The completely redesigned, 10th generation Honda Civic was named one of three finalists for the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s (AJAC) Car of the Year Award today at the Montreal International Auto Show. The winner of the car and truck of the year awards will be announced on February 11 at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.
“We’re honoured and humbled to be considered for this recognition by the members of AJAC,” said, Dave Gardner, Senior Vice President of Operations, Honda Canada Inc. “The 10th generation is our most ambitious Civic redesign to-date so its rewarding to be recognized for the cumulative effort by our talented Honda associates.”
The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda, requiring an unprecedented commitment of R&D resources and Honda engineering prowess.
About Honda Canada
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969. It has produced more than seven million cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $3.9 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada.