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Honda Accord Sedan named 2013 Canadian Car of the Year The Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0 T was also the winner of the “Best New SUV / CUV ($35,000 - $60,000) class. The Porsche 911 Carrera S was declared the 2013 Best New Design. The top three finalists for the 2013 Best New Design award were the Cadillac ATS, Porsche 911 Carrera S and the Porsche Boxster. The Porsche 911 Carrera S was also the winner of AJAC’s “Best New Prestige and Performance Car (over $75,000)” class when the Canadian Car of the Year category winners were announced in October 2012. For the second year in a row, General Motors of Canada Limited has won the Best New Technology

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The Honda Accord Sedan was recently named the 2013 Canadian Car of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has declared the Honda Accord Sedan the 2013 Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY). The Honda Accord Sedan was also the winner of the “Best New Family Car (under $30,000) class. At the same event held on Media Day at the Canadian International Auto Show at Toronto, the Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0 T was declared the 2013 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year.

award as announced by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada. The company’s Front Centre Airbag was chosen as the winner from a shortlist of 10 entries, judged by a panel of AJAC members with specific technical qualifications, who regularly report on automotive engineering and technical trends. The AJAC Best New Technology award, presented by Shell Canada, was established to recognize new and innovative technologies that provide real value to the consumer. Past winners have ranged from run-flat tires through various hybrid, suspension and safety technologies.

Ford begins production of new Fiesta ST Ford has started production at its assembly plant in Cologne, Germany, of the new Ford Fiesta ST – the first production Fiesta to record a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of under seven seconds. Developed by Ford Team RS, the European arm of Ford Motor Company’s Global Performance Vehicle group, the new Fiesta ST for Europe is powered by a 1.6-litre EcoBoost gasoline engine to achieve 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and offers 180 hp with a fuel consumption of only 48 mpg and 138g/km CO2 emissions. Top speed is 136.7 mph. Ford has further refined the Fiesta

vehicle occupants to local emergency services operators after an accident. Top speed is 136.7 mph. Ford has further refined the Fiesta ST’s renowned global small car chassis with new steering, suspension, braking components, configuration and tuning. An enhanced version of Ford’s Torque Vectoring Control system, and a three-mode Electronic Stability Control system contribute to a rewarding and secure driving experience. The new Fiesta ST is equipped with MyKey, a Ford-exclusive technology that allows parents to encourage safer driving and limit their teenager’s

ST’s renowned global small car chassis with new steering, suspension, braking components, configuration and tuning. An enhanced version of Ford’s Torque Vectoring Control system, and a three-mode Electronic Stability Control system contribute to a rewarding and secure driving experience. The new Fiesta ST is equipped with MyKey, a Ford-exclusive technology that allows parents to encourage safer driving and limit their teenager’s exposure to risk at the wheel; and SYNC – Ford’s voice-activated in-car connectivity system – with Emergency Assistance, that directly connects

Production of the potent Ford Fiesta ST has started in Germany.

exposure to risk at the wheel; and SYNC – Ford’s voice-activated in-car connectivity system – with Emergency Assistance, that directly connects vehicle occupants to local emergency services operators after an accident.

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