Evaluations begin; may the best car win

Posted by zideacamp on Tuesday


This is the time of year when most things are stored for the winter, but for builders, which is the beginning of early 2009.

And many new models entering the market, the choices become confusing. So to make sense of many new cars coming to showrooms next month, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is holding its annual Test Fest driving.ca and provide the daily updates.

This is an annual extravaganza, held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, where about 75 writers car - all members of AJAC - assembled to drive the vehicles are completely new or significantly revised models next year.

Vehicles, from compact cars to luxury SUVs, are pushed back in real life and put in a closed circuit of more than four days of testing.

Each writer then grades the vehicle on a number of factors and will submit its score on a ballot. The international accounting firm KPMG, and tabulates the votes. The results are kept confidential, even from AJAC, until the winners in each category are announced

Friday, October 24th, the winners will be selected. These winners will then go to compete with the title of Canadian Car of the year, as well as the Canadian Utility Vehicle of the year, a difference that leads to a large sales and marketing of the automobile, but also consumers, For example, what makes a great machine.

General car of the year winners will be announced in February 2009, the Canadian International in Toronto.

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