Europe is known for building some of the world’s finest cars, so what do folks on “the continent” think is the best car to spend your Euros on? As it turns out, the Volkswagen Golf. Continue Reading...
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Today, the top ten finalists list for the 2013 World Car of the Year Award was released. Continue Reading...
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) just announced finalists for its three overall award categories: the Canadian Car of the Year, Utility Vehicle of the Year and Best New Design of the Year. Continue Reading...
The AutoGuide.com Car of the Year has to be a stand-out winner among its competitors, and whether it’s a compact car, a luxury sedan or a sports car, it must set new benchmarks in its class. It must also be an important car, for the automaker, for consumers and for the automotive history books. Continue Reading...
A testament to just how good it is, the final nominee for the 2013 AutoGuide.com Car of the Year didn’t just beat out the rest of the new models to make our short list, it bested three other cars in its own class. Continue Reading...
The Automotive Press Association (APA) has just announced its short list for the annual North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards. Continue Reading...
Auto journalists, like all journalists, shouldn’t be biased. And yet before we test a brand new car it’s hard not to have a good idea of what it will be like already. Continue Reading...
Despite twelve months of praise that some would say makes the AutoGuide staff cross the line from being auto critics to fanboys, we weren’t initially sold on the Scion FR-S, even after driving it. Continue Reading...
Support for the Cadillac ATS is building quickly among the automotive press, most recently resulting in it claiming the Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year Award. Continue Reading...
With the end of the year upon us, it’s time to get your votes ready for our Reader’s Choice awards. Have your say and cast a vote for your favorites in six different categories of cars, including our overall Reader’s Choice Car of the Year. Continue Reading...
Jurors for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards just released the 2012 short list to whittle down the crop of candidates as possible honorees at Detroit next year. Continue Reading...
The long list of 35 candidates for the 2013 Car of the Year award have just been announced, which will eventually be downsized to seven cars from which a winner will be picked. Continue Reading...
The North American Car and Truck of the year awards (NACTOY) are highly coveted by automakers, and the long-list for 2013 has just been released. Continue Reading...
For the first time in it’s 47 year history, the European award for car of the year will be announced at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. Hakan Matson, automotive editor of Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri and President of the jury said, “We are very pleased to have won the Geneva Motor Show as our partner…. Continue Reading...
The tiny island nation of Singapore is best known for its laws banning chewing gum and instituting corporal punishment against criminals, and apparently, a big lover of the Saab 9-5. The obscure Swedish sedan was named “Car of the Year” by a local publication called “Consumer Guide”, according to Saab’s PR department. Car taxes in… Continue Reading...
It’s that time of the year again as Car of the Year begins the laborious task of whittling down new Car of the Year contenders for 2012. A total of 59 journalists, representing automotive authorities across 23 European countries, have been recruited for the task of choosing top car. The number of journalists to represent… Continue Reading...
Drumroll, please…the three finalists for the overall 2011 World Car of the Year are the 2011 Audi A8, the BMW 5 Series and the Nissan Leaf. The three performance car finalists chosen are the Ferrari 458 Italia, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and the Porsche 911 Turbo. Competing for the spot of Green Car of the… Continue Reading...
The 2011 Ford Explorer beat out the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee to win the North American Truck Of The Year award. The winner was announced at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, where the Chevrolet Volt was also announced as the Car of the Year. Ford took the honors last year with… Continue Reading...
While the Honda CR-Z has had only a tepid reception in North America, its home market of Japan seems to be taking well to the controversial hybrid sports car. Hybrids have always been a hit in Japan, and the nation’s automotive journalists recently awarded the CR-Z the title of “Car of the Year”. To celebrate… Continue Reading...
The Nissan Leaf has just received the Car of the Year award in Europe and is the first electric car to have ever been given the prestigious title. This award will certainly help build anticipation for the World Car of the Year awards, held each year at the New York Auto Show. Up until now… Continue Reading...
The Ford Fusion Hybrid has been named North American Car of the Year, beating out the other two finalists, the Buick LaCrosse and the Volkswagen Golf. The announcement kicked off the festivities at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Ford Fusion received the nod from a panel of 49 journalists from… Continue Reading...
***See AutoGuide’s LIVE 2010 Detroit Auto Show Coverage Here*** The short list for North American Car & Truck of the Year just got a lot shorter and the list of finalists includes one GM product and one Ford product in each category. The three finalists for 2010 North American Car of the Year include the… Continue Reading...