Infiniti Named Canada's Best Luxury Brand For Residual Value

    - Nissan Canada Takes Home Four Segment Residual Value Awards, Most of
    Any Manufacturer -

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Just one day after announcing another
record year for sales, Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is pleased to accept ALG's
recognition of both its Infiniti and Nissan brands. The announcement came
yesterday, as ALG named Infiniti as its first winner of the overall Luxury
Brand Residual Value Award. According to ALG, Infiniti is recognized with the
award because its vehicles' residual values are "consistently strong,
reflecting its aggressive pricing and superior quality".
    "This recognition is a testament to the quality and value of the entire
Infiniti product lineup", said Wendy Durward, Director, Infiniti Dealer
Operations, Infiniti Canada. "Residual value is an important reflection of the
strength of an automotive brand, and we're thrilled to rank number one in the
luxury category."
    Nissan Canada Inc. was also the recipient of four segment Residual Value
Awards, the most of any manufacturer. ALG named the Maxima (Full Size Car),
GT-R (Luxury Sports Car), Rogue (Compact Utility Vehicle) and Murano (Midsize
Utility Vehicle) all winners in their segments.
    "We're very proud to be recognized in four different vehicle categories
representing the diversity of our vehicle lineup," said Jeff Parent, Vice
President, Sales and Marketing, NCI. "After another record year of sales for
Nissan Canada these awards demonstrate that not only do we provide exciting
new products that Canadians want to buy, but they provide value over the long
    According to ALG, the First Canadian Residual Value Awards are based on
2009 model year vehicles and are derived after studying segment competition,
historical vehicle performance and industry trends, and are based on analysis
using Canada-specific data. Further information about ALG can be found at

    About Nissan Canada Inc.

    Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and
distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc.
With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI
directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 150 independent Nissan
dealerships and 29 Infiniti retailers across Canada. Nissan is dedicated to
improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010, whose key
priorities are reducing CO(2) emissions, cutting other emissions and
increasing recycling. More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete
line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at and

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For further information: Media Contact: Heather Meehan, Cohn & Wolfe,
Tel: (647) 259-3268, Cell: (416) 402-5748, Email:;
Didier Marsaud, Corporate Manager, Corporate Communications, Nissan Canada,
Tel: (905) 629-6400, Cell: (416) 573-7231, Email:

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