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At a press conference presented by the MIDWAY GROUP and hosted by the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javitz Centre in Manhattan, New York, the MERCEDES-BENZ E320 BLUETEC was declared the 2007 World Green Car. The MERCEDES-BENZ E320 BLUETEC was chosen from an initial entry list of fourteen (14) contenders nominated by World Car jurors from 22 countries throughout the world. The World Car of the Year Awards are intended to reflect today’s auto industry and market trends. In (...)
At a press conference presented by the MIDWAY GROUP and hosted by the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javitz Centre in Manhattan, New York, the Lexus LS Lexus LS 460 was declared the 2007 World Car of the Year. The Lexus LS460 was chosen from an initial entry list of twenty-eight (28) contenders nominated by World Car jurors from 22 countries throughout the world. Rather than being just a popularity contest, the objective was to ensure that the World Car of the Year would be the (...)
2007 Toyota Toyota Camry added another Car of the Year award to its impressive resume. ReviewCars.com announced that Toyota Camry Toyota Camry won the award by beating two hot contenders in a highly competitive category. Ford Mustang and Saturn Saturn Aura came very close, but in the end it was the consumers’ Overall ranking that sealed the deal. "We analyzed reviews and user research patterns of over half a million consumers," said Edward Choi, President and Publisher of ReviewCars.com. Consumers (...)
Land Rover’s all new Freelander 2 has been awarded a top five star rating in the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) for adult passenger safety. It also achieved four stars in the child protection category. In both the adult and child ratings it achieved the highest points of any vehicle in its category, making the Freelander 2 best in class for occupant safety. Jonathan Mabey, Land Rover’s Vehicle Safety Manager, said, “Safety is of paramount importance for Land Rover and for (...)
AutoMundo, the nation’s premier Spanish-language automotive enthusiast publication, today named the all-new Volvo S80 Volvo S80 as its 2007 Car of the Year. The prestigious accolade which appears in the magazine’s April issue, follows the S80’s recent debut in the U.S. marketplace and echoes what others are saying about Volvo’s first V8-powered luxury sedan. The S80 was selected for its revolutionary design, dynamic and youthful driving attributes and Volvo’s legendary safety systems. "The new 2007 (...)
Volkswagen of America, Inc announced today that the 2007 New Beetle was awarded “Best Fleet Value in America” by Vincentric, a privately held automotive analysis and data compilation firm. The New Beetle was honored in the passenger car, subcompact, over $17,000 category. The annual award acknowledges automakers for producing vehicles having the lowest fleet lifecycle costs in different ownership/mileage scenarios. Vincentric analyzes fleet lifecycle costs to identify the best value in the (...)
Jaguar’s XJ 2.7 Diesel has been named the greenest luxury car on Britain’s roads in the Environmental Transport Association’s 2007 Car Buyers Guide. The award, presented by television presenter Janet Ellis at the RIBS in London recognises Jaguar’s commitment to delivering CO2 and fuel consumption advantages to customers with the development of its industry-leading diesel engines and application of advanced lightweight aluminium vehicle architectures. The ETA guide lists 2,500 new cars and (...)
Forbes has listed what they consider are the "Best" SUVs for 2007. For example Cadillac’s overhauled Escalade, which the company introduced in 2006, has the nicest interior of any American automobile. Mercedes-Benz was quick to follow with tough competition for the Escalade: the plush, full-size, $53,000 GL-Class SUV, which saw 19,000 sales in 2006—a better performance than that of Mercedes Mercedes ’ more-affordable R-Class SUV. The GL and the Escalade are among the best SUVs, but 2007’s (...)
Source: Forbes
Metal-roofed convertibles are sturdier, safer, and offer better handling and a dramatically quieter ride than any ragtop. They are sexy, unsafe, pricey, cramped, and eminently unsuitable for families. As a result, many prospective car buyers just glance at them longingly in the showroom before driving off in a minivan or crossover. But safety is increasingly less of a factor. That’s because these days auto makers offer convertibles with the sensuality of a ragtop and the solidity of a (...)
Source: Businessweek
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named the Hyundai Hyundai Sonata GLS and Azera Limited “Best in Class” in the annual buyer’s guide “Best of 2007 Cars” awards. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance editors and analysts evaluated nearly 500 new models and selected winners in nine price categories from small economy cars to crossovers, large SUVs and luxury sedans. They also assessed sticker and dealer prices, projected resale values and fuel costs. The Azera Limited beat the Toyota Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima for “Best (...)

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