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car of the year

car of the year

  The car of the year is a distinction given in almost any country and within those country this award is often given by several organization such as auto show, consumer organization or industry peers. So don't be fooled by the fancy title.

The winner of the 2008 Green Car of the Year(R) (GCOY) award will be announced on Nov. 15 at the Los Angeles Auto Show during the show’s Press Days. Green Car Journal, the leading automotive environmental magazine, initiated this annual award in 2005 and it has continued to grow in significance as consumer demand for more fuel efficient and environmentally positive vehicles has increased exponentially.

The winner of the 2008 Green Car of the Year(R) (GCOY) award will be announced on Nov. 15 at the Los Angeles Auto Show during the show’s Press Days. Green Car Journal, the leading automotive environmental magazine, initiated this annual award in 2005 and it has continued to grow in significance as consumer demand for more fuel efficient and environmentally positive vehicles has increased exponentially.

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The European Car of the Year Award is given annually by a group of European automobile and and general interest magazines, including Auto, Autocar, L’Automobile, Stern, Vi Bilagare, and Autopista and Autvisie, representing the major European countries. The judging is done by a panel of 58 “senior motoring journalists” from 22 countries in Europe. Representation on the panel reflects the size of the new car market in the respective countries. The object is to select the “most outstanding (...)
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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 Audi RS4 Audi RS4 was declared the 2007 World Performance Car. The Audi RS4 was chosen from an initial entry list of seventeen (17) contenders nominated by World Car jurors from 22 countries throughout the world. While the winner of the overall World Car of the Year award must excel in a broad range of attributes, there is a segment of the (...)
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 Audi TT Audi TT was declared the 2007 World Car Design of the Year. The Audi TT was chosen from an initial entry list of twenty-eight (28) contenders nominated by World Car jurors from 22 countries throughout the world. Style sells. No matter how rational a buyer’s approach to a new car purchase may be, the ultimate decision is typically (...)
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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 (...)
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In the last time the names Mustang and Barrett-Jackson were very often on the news.Recently at the Barrett-Jackson Auction the Roush BlackJack Mustang was sold along with a Shelby Shelby Mustang that broke a record for the highest auction amount for a Domestic car. The same Barrett Jackson Auction will be used by the Ford Motor Company to unveil a new limited addition 500 production run Mustang on March 31, 2007. At the auction the first model number Mustang, #001, will be unveiled live. (...)
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 (...)

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