Nominees for the very first Diversity Volume Leadership Awards were announced at theÂ North American International Auto Show last week. Presented byÂ The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. and a leading source of critical information and insight to the global automotive industry, the DVL Awards will annually celebrate segment leaders and focus onÂ multicultural automotive buyers.
The DVL Award nominees 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.
Here are the nominees for the 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards:
|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|
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