Nominees Announced For The 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards

National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and IHS will present the first Diversity Volume

Leadership Awards ahead of the North American International Auto Show

Dec 16, 2015, 08:18 ET from National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD)

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and a leading source of critical information and insight to the global automotive industry, today announced the nominees for the first 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards (DVL Awards).

The Diversity Volume Leadership Awards will precede the North American International Auto Show on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The invitation-only awards program, reception and dinner will take place from 5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m. in Room 410-A at Cobo Center in Detroit.

One of the premier industry events, the DVL Awards will annually celebrate segment leaders. It is the only event of its kind focused on multicultural automotive buyers.

Of the top industry honors presented to automotive manufacturers, nominees for the DVL Awards have demonstrated the highest new vehicle registrations with ethnic, women and millennial consumers. New vehicle registration data from IHS Automotive has been used to determine the nominees based on 2015 model year actual U.S. personal new vehicle registration volumes (October 2014 through September 2015). This year's awards are based on an analysis of more than 13 million personal new vehicle registrations.

Nominees for the 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards are as follows:

Ethnic Volume Leaders by IHS Automotive Regions

Great Lakes Region

Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Malibu

American Honda CR-V

Mideast Region

American Honda Accord

American Honda CR-V

Toyota Motor Sales RAV4

New England Region

American Honda Accord

American Honda CR-V

Toyota Motor Sales RAV4

Plains Region

Chevrolet Silverado

Ford Motor Company F-Series

Toyota Motor Sales RAV4

Rocky Mountain Region

Chevrolet Silverado

Ford Motor Company F-Series

RAM Ram

Southeast Region

American Honda Accord

Toyota Motor Sales Camry

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

Southwest Region

Chevrolet Silverado

Ford Motor Company F-Series

RAM Ram

Western Region

American Honda Accord

American Honda Civic

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

 

Volume Leaders – Millennials and Women

Top Women's Vehicle

American Honda Civic

American Honda CR-V

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

Top Women's Luxury Vehicle

Buick Encore

Lexus RX

Mercedes-Benz, LLC C-Class

Top Ethnic Millennial Vehicle

American Honda Accord

Toyota Motor Sales Camry

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

 

Volume Leaders by Ethnic Consumer Group

Top Vehicle –

African American

American Honda Accord

Nissan North America Altima

Toyota Motor Sales Camry

Top Vehicle –

Hispanic

American Honda Accord

American Honda Civic

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

Top Vehicle –

Asian Pacific Islander

American Honda Accord

American Honda CR-V

Toyota Motor Sales Camry

Top Vehicle –

Native American

Chevrolet Silverado

Ford Motor Company F-Series

RAM Ram 

Top Luxury Vehicle –

African American

Cadillac SRX

Lexus ES

Mercedes-Benz, LLC C-Class

Top Luxury Vehicle –

Hispanic

Lexus IS

Lexus RX

Mercedes-Benz, LLC C-Class

Top Luxury Vehicle –

Asian Pacific Islander

Acura MDX

Lexus RX

Mercedes-Benz, LLC C-Class

Top Luxury Vehicle –

Native American

Buick Enclave

Buick Encore

Buick Verano

Top Overall Ethnic Vehicle (Luxury or Non-Luxury)

American Honda Accord

Toyota Motor Sales Camry

Toyota Motor Sales Corolla

The Diversity Volume Leadership Awards would not be possible without the generous sponsorship from the following organizations:

CORPORATE SPONSORS

EVENT SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

Cox Automotive

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Black Enterprise

General Motors

Ford Motor Company

Latino Magazine

Nissan

American Honda


Toyota Motor Sales

Hyundai Motor Company


Volkswagen Group of America

Kia Motors America



Mercedes-Benz, LLC



Mini of North America


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Hashtag: #DVLawards and #DVLawards2016
Website: www.namad.org and www.ihs.com/automotive 
Twitter: twitter.com/NAMAD_USA 
Facebook: facebook.com/NAMAD_USA-468806139894019 
Eventbrite: eventbrite.com/e/automotive-diversity-volume-leadership-awards-tickets 19899329430

About The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers
The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers' (NAMAD) objective is to pursue the meaningful presence and participation of minority businesses and diverse employees across all aspects of the automotive economic sector, including:

  • Increasing the number of minority-owned dealerships in communities across America.
  • Advocating workplace and supplier diversity in the automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Supporting minority engagement in the automotive retail sales and service sectors.

We are committed to developing strategic relationships and advocating for the advancement of business policies and practices that ensure diversity and economic parity remain a priority in all aspects of the American automotive industry.

NAMAD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area. For information on National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers visit: www.namad.org

About IHS Automotive (www.ihs.com/automotive)

IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), offers clients the most comprehensive content and deepest expertise and insight on the automotive industry available anywhere in the world today. With the 2013 addition of Polk, IHS Automotive now provides expertise and predictive insight across the entire automotive value chain from product inception—across design and production—to the sales and marketing efforts used to maximize potential in the marketplace. No other source provides a more complete picture of the global automotive industry. IHS is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape.  IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately 8,600 people in 32 countries around the world.

IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2015 IHS Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD)



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