Thursday, January 11, 2007

Car Awards of the year

After last year's double victory by Honda winning both awards, this year is GM's turn to win both with the "Saturn Aura" and the "Chevrolet Silverado".

This was however not an expected outcome. Since the creation of the awards in 1994, the American manufacturers have managed to bring home seven "car of the year"-awards, and 9 "Truck of the year"-awards. the jury is comprised of 49 journalists representing both Canada and the U.S.

Nominees 2007 North American Car of the Year Nominees 2007 North American Truck of the Year :

Chrysler Sebring Acura MDX Dodge Caliber Acura RDX Honda Fit Audi Q7 Hyundai Elantra BMW X5 Infiniti G35 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban Jaguar XK/XKR Chevrolet Silverado Lexus LS 460 Dodge Nitro Mercedes-Benz S-class Ford Edge Nissan Altima GMC Acadia Nissan Versa Honda CR-V Saturn Aura Hyundai Santa Fe Toyota Camry Jeep Wrangler Mazda CX-7 Saturn Vue Green Line Toyota FJ Cruiser

List of the winners since 1994 :

1994 : Mercedes Classe C / Dodge Ram

1995 : Chrysler Cirrus / Chevrolet Blazer

1996 : Chrysler minivan / Ford F150

1997 : Mercedes SLK / Ford Expedition

1998 : Chevrolet Corvette / Mercedes Classe M

1999 : Volkswagen Beetle / Jeep Grand Cherokee

2000 : Ford Focus / Nissan XTerra
2001 : Chrysler PT Cruiser / Acura MDX
2002 : Nissan Altima / Chevrolet TrailBlazer

2003 : Mini / Volvo XC90

2004 : Toyota Prius / Ford F150

2005 : Chrysler 300 / Ford Escape Hybrid

2006 : Honda Civic / Honda Ridgeline

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