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Entries in AJAC utility vehicle of the year (1)

Friday
Feb182011

Chevrolet Cruze wins Canadian COTY; Ford Edge takes truck honours

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) have awarded the Chevrolet Cruze as the 2011 Canadian Car of the Year at the Canadian International Auto Show.

"We are very proud to receive AJAC's 2011 Canadian Car of the Year honours for the all-new Chevrolet Cruze, which reflects a major refocusing of investment on smaller vehicles and fuel efficient technologies," said Kevin Williams, GM of Canada's president and managing director. "The Cruze represents our line in the sand: We're playing to win - and delivering the goods - in the small car business."

On the other side of town Ford fans were pleased to hear that the significantly revised 2011 Ford Edge was named 2011 Canadian Utility Vehicle.

"We are pleased to receive the 2011 Canadian Utility of the Year award from AJAC," said David Mondragon, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. "The Canadian-built 2011 Ford Edge features industry-leading technologies that create a whole new in-vehicle experience."

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