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  Car of the Year
See the Voting Grid for details of how the Car of the Year Jury allocated its points.
TheCar of the Year 2005 is everything the original was not.
Performance is relatively lively, with the availability of 110 hp when combining the thrust of the Atkinson-cycle engine and the electric motor.
www.caroftheyear.org /pages/Coty05.htm   (186 words)

  
 Warsaw Voice - Car of the Year
The idea behind the Car of the Year award was born in 1964.
This year, the largest number of judges voted for the Fiat: 55 of 58 judges made it their top preference, and 16 awarded it first place.
The Car of the Year award ceremony, which this time will be held under the patronage of the French magazine L'Automobile Magazine, will take place in Paris Jan. 19.
www.warsawvoice.pl /view/4190   (936 words)

  
 Wheels Car of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chrysler's Charger is the winner of the WHEELS Car Of The Year Award, the most important award made to the Australian motor industry.
They had to rush because the car was intended to arrive on the market at the same time as the VH which had been virtually "locked-in" in June 1968.
Normally with a brand new car Chrysler goes through the routine of a styling mock-up, followed by a life-size model in clay from which a template is taken and the car converted into aluminium.
www.chargerclubofwa.asn.au /Articles/wcoychrg.htm   (2580 words)

  
 Eight great contenders for our car of the year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Naming the most significant European import of the year for the 2003 european car Grand Prix trophy was the most difficult decision we've faced in the five years of this annual accolade.
Our eight-car field is so loaded with talent that the panel of judges spent days behind the wheel of each car to learn all we could of their strengths and weaknesses, and many hours in the office (and a couple of bars) were spent debating their merits and deficiencies.
The most important goal for the european car Grand Prix panel of testers was to identify that one car which is able to reach into the soul of the automotive enthusiast and arouse the desire to climb behind the steering wheel for the simple enjoyment of driving.
www.europeancarweb.com /features/0308ec_grandprix   (314 words)

  
 Car of the Year 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 2001 Car of the Year was voted on line by club members and visitors to the web site.
Mark first saw the car in the summer of 1987, just after it had been totally disassembled and sandblasted.
He kept in contact with the titleholder through the years and when he saw him again in June 2000, the gentleman asked Mark to help him find a buyer.
clubs.hemmings.com /clubsites/cowtownmopars/COTY2001.html   (170 words)

  
 Car Of The Year 2005 - Business Standard Motoring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mind you, only 30 per cent of the Car Of The Year points (a total of 500 spread over 21 parameters) are subjective, and the Fusion won our hearts to score better than the Getz.
In true Business Standard Motoring Car Of The Year tradition, we eliminated the versions, variants, makeovers and such to arrive at the final contenders — four brand new cars launched in the calendar year 2004.
What let the car down eventually is the fact that it cost close to Rs 10 lakh (yup, we even factored in the dealer discounts which augments its cause; still...).
www.bsmotoring.com /2004/coty.htm   (2045 words)

  
 MOTOR TREND Names Toyota Prius 2004 Car of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Now in its 55th year, the title of MOTOR TREND Car of the Year is the most coveted and most recognized award in the automotive industry.
This year, the editorial staff of MOTOR TREND conducted testing on 26 new vehicles, from sports cars to minivans, searching for the automobile that best represented exceptional value, superiority in its class, and the most significant development on the new-car scene for 2004.
The complete report on the 2004 Car of the Year can be found in the January 2004 issue of MOTOR TREND, on newsstands December 2, 2003.
www.primedia.com /pr/press/mtcaroftheyear112003   (943 words)

  
 MT / TT Car of the Year Index Page
This year, the editorial staff of Motor Trend conducted testing on 24 new vehicles, from sports cars to minivans, searching for the automobile that best represented exceptional value, superiority in its class, and the most significant development on the new-car scene for 2005.
As in previous years, the Motor Trend editors drove, inspected, poked, prodded, spanked, and debated over a diverse group for the the 2001 Of the Year competitions.
Car of the Year awards from past five decades.
www.trucktrend.com /oftheyear/car   (671 words)

  
 When Buy A New Car   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first full when buy a new car year in the life of Jesus (traditional date, as assigned by Dionysius Exiguus for his calendar).
A is the symbol for the ampere or amp, the SI when buy a new car base unit of electric current.
It is not NPOV to buy a car on line say that the Index is an objective measure of "standard of living.
buy-a-car.beplaced.ru /when-buy-a-new-car.html   (885 words)

  
 2004 Car of the Year Category Winners
The winners were selected from ten 2004 Canadian Car of the Year Award category winners announced in December 2003, with Mazda, which is owned by Ford, taking an unprecedented total of four awards, while Ford itself got one of its own.
Based on survey results of previous Car of the Year buyers, almost 70% were influenced to purchase their car because it was chosen the Canadian Car of the Year," says AJAC's Jim Kenzie, president of the Canadian Car of the Year Awards.
This year's category winners represent the best among an excellent group of new cars and trucks for 2004, as selected by a professional group of automotive experts who test drive, and report on, new vehicles in various media.
www3.sympatico.ca /broebuck/id213.htm   (434 words)

  
 Jalopnik - car of the year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As the vote continues over at Cnet’s Tech Car of the Year polling place, the 2006 BMW 750 Li and 2005 Acura RL are locked in an epic battle for pocket-protector superiority.
Jalopnik to Join in the Car of the Year Festivities; Choosing Jalopnik’s Car of the Year: Farago’s Plea for the Boxster S; Choosing Jalopnik’s Car of the Year: Spinelli’s Case for the Ferrari F430; Choosing Jalopnik’s Car of the Year: Davey G’s Argument for the Dodge Charger R/T [internal]
Choosing Jalopnik’s Car of the Year: Davey G’s Argument for the Dodge Charger R/T
www.jalopnik.com /cars/car-of-the-year/index.php   (1902 words)

  
 Motor Trend Car of the Year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Motor Trend magazine Car of the Year and Import Car of the Year winners:
After the 1999 model year, Import Car of the Year became one and the same with Car of the Year.
Motor Trend magazine's China-market cousin, Auto Club-Motor Trend, also issues a "Car of the Year" award for that market.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Motor_Trend_Car_of_the_Year   (133 words)

  
 Direct Shift » Blog Archive » 2005 Car of the year
This year VW introduced a V10 TDI that provides 535 lb/ft of torque which is able to outaccelerate many of those so-called sports cars.
The overall car of the year winner is also a toss between the Cobalt and 300C.
This entry was posted on Sunday, November 28th, 2004 at 5:20 pm and is filed under General, Car of the year, 2005.
www.directshift.com /wordpress/index.php?p=114   (2214 words)

  
 AutoWeb - Toyota Echo is European Car of the Year
It is only the second Japanese car to win the title in its 36 year history.
The European Car of the Year is one of the world's most important new vehicle awards.
Fifty-five journalists from 20 European countries voted Yaris as Car of the Year ahead of six strong competitors.
www.autoweb.com.au /cms/A_51866/newsarticle.html   (405 words)

  
 Radio Control Car Action - Car of the Year 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Last issue, you had your say with the Readers' Choice tallies; this month, the editors have their say, as we choose the 2001 Car of the Year.
It's never an easy decision, nor one we take lightly: Car of the Year and next month's Truck of the Year are the most important calls we make, and we work hard to make what we believe is the best pick.
And, if you consider the Factory TC3's “Car of the Year” win to be an endorsement of the entire TC3 line (and you should), we must consider that the $150 (approximate street price) TC3 Racer kit performs 90 percent as well as the Factory Team kit and includes a body and Pro-Line wheels and tires.
www.rccaraction.com /rc/articles/coty_2001.asp   (402 words)

  
 MSN Car of the Year 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Indeed, with so many excellent cars introduced throughout 2004 we have to admit that we thought that the results would be closer.
So the new Golf, in a dramatic third place, narrowly shading the very different but in its way equally real-world Mercedes SLK, is proof that even while moving the Golf steadily up-market, VW hasn’t lost sight of its roots.
There were other cars with middle-order votes that reflect an incredibly wide range of knowledge and preference from your side — Audi’s A6 easily outranked Maserati’s Quattroporte, and Nissan’s new Murano SUV was snapping at the heels of BMW’s X3.
cars.msn.co.uk /caroftheyear2005?MSID=0a4bb2727f154075be04e13180d26d67   (1429 words)

  
 Los Angeles Auto Show :: Green Car of the Year at the L.A. Auto Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Their votes, along with those of other noted jurors, will help determine Green Car Journal's "2006 Green Car of the Year," which will be awarded at a press conference held at the Los Angeles Auto Show on January 5 at 2:00 p.m.
The Green Car of the Year jury consists of these and other environmental and auto icons including Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists; and Paul MacCready, president of AeroVironment and a specialist in environmental transportation.
Five finalists are being considered by this jury for the Green Car of the Year honor.
sev.prnewswire.com /auto/20051229/LATH02029122005-1.html   (551 words)

  
 Honda Civic Named 2006 Motor Trend Car of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Now in its 57th year, the MOTOR TREND Car of the Year Award is the most coveted and most recognized honor in the automotive industry.
This year, the editorial staff of MOTOR TREND conducted testing on 28 new models, searching for the automobile that best represents exceptional value, superiority in its class, and the most significant development on the new-car scene for 2006.
The complete report on the 2006 MOTOR TREND Car of the Year testing and selection will be published in the January 2006 issue of MOTOR TREND (on newsstands December 6, 2005) and high-resolution images of the winner are available upon request and at www.MotorTrend.com/media.
primedia.com /pr/press/mtcar2006   (774 words)

  
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The fact that such a fine car didn’t win an award is testament to the quality of the opposition.
The latest city cars are now so good that we think they stand comparison with the best superminis, so we’ve merged the two categories in this year’s awards.
There are many other cars that have left their mark during the past 12 months, including the Audi A3 Sportback, BMW 1-series, Citroen C4, the Jaguar X-type Estate and the Vauxhall Astra.
www.whatcar.com /news-special-report.aspx?NA=213136&EL=3111043   (248 words)

  
 Automotive Manufacturing & Production: Car of the year? - Ford Taurus
However, with all the interest and emphasis light trucks are generating, it is interesting to note that the middle-size car segment remains the highest-volume segment in the light-vehicle market.
For the fifth straight year the Ford Taurus was the passenger car sales leader in 1996, with a final tally of 401,049 units sold.
Although all companies were relying on incentives to move cars, only Ford and Chrysler had rebates on their subcompact, compact and mid-size cars.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FWH/is_n2_v109/ai_19525580   (813 words)

  
 Motoring - Car of the Year announced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you are looking for a specific part for your car, here is the best way to find it.
The SA Guild of Motoring Journalists has announced the 2005 Car of the Year.
The finalists were judged in a tough three-day shoot-out session by the 30 jury members in January, and after tallying of all the scoresheets the announcement was made by Ronnie Watson, MD of sponsoris Wesbank.
www.wheels24.co.za /Wheels24/News/0,,1369-1372_1677015,00.html   (130 words)

  
 North American Car and Truck of the Year :: North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The awards are designed to recognize the most outstanding vehicles of the year based on factors including innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar.
Last year the North American Car of the Year was the Chrysler 300/300C, while the North American Truck of the Year was the Ford Escape Hybrid.
In the last 12 years, domestic automakers have won the North American Car of the Year six times.
sev.prnewswire.com /auto/20051213/DETU00313122005-1.html   (415 words)

  
 Car & Truck of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An international group of automotive journalists have selected the Mini Cooper and Cooper S as the North American Car of the Year and the Volvo XC90 as the North American Truck of the Year.
To be eligible, a vehicle must be "substantially new." Cars must have sales reasonably expected to exceed 5,000 a year and sales of trucks must exceed 2,000 a year.
Candidates for the North American Truck of the Year were: the Ford Expedition, Honda Element, Honda Pilot, Hummer H2, Kia Sorento, Land Rover Range Rover, Lexus GX 470, Lincoln Aviator, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Murano, Subaru Baja, Toyota 4Runner and Volvo XC90.
www.goerie.com /autoshow/2003/car___truck_of_the_year.html   (240 words)

  
 Toyota Prius named car of the year - Automotive - MSNBC.com
The Toyota Prius claimed the honor of 2004 North American Car of the Year and the Ford F-150 collected its latest award as 2004 North American Truck of the Year.
Last year's truck of the year was a new crossover vehicle _ the Volvo XC90.
The car of the year was the Mini Cooper, the born-again British icon.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3875533   (753 words)

  
 Slot Car Of The Year - Home Racing World
It has been a great year for our hobby and plenty of new models to choose from, but there is always some that seem to stand out for one reason or another.
These slot cars were ones that many enthusiasts have waited years for and Carrera delivered, and not with just one model or livery either.
The bottom line was that these cars are fun to drive and FIT on 1/32nd scale track.
www.homeracingworld.com /SCOTY03.htm   (1152 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Motor Trend names Chrysler 300 top car for 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Analysts, owners and dealers say one of the car's biggest attractions is its price tag — $23,000 to $38,000 depending on options — which most consider reasonable given its styling and content.
The car features a large, distinctive grill — similar to a Bentley — and a long nose and short rear that gives it a bold stance.
Last year's winner was the latest version of the Toyota Prius, the world's first commercially mass-produced hybrid car.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2004-11-18-motor-trend-chrysler300_x.htm   (644 words)

  
 Smart - "gay car" of the year | Headlines | News | Gay.com UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Smart Car is the Gay Car Of The Year in two annual awards ceremonies announced this week.
French motoring organisation Club Auto Rainbow and UK website outuk.com have both named the car as the favourite gay car and the company is pleased to receive the accolade.
Although the car is promoted at London's Pride festival, Bridger added that the company has no further intention to target it specifically at gay buyers.
uk.gay.com /headlines/5398   (207 words)

  
 wcoty.com | World Car of the Year Awards
Arimoto is a jury member for the Japan Car of the Year, the Japan Good Design Award, the Auto Colour Awards and a board member of the Japan Automobile Journalist Association.
He is best known for his campaign to force Mercedes to withdraw their A-Class car from the market so that the chassis could be redone, and ESP added, before starting to sell the car again.
Several years ago Kadakov was a jury member for the famous Car of the Century Awards.
www.wcoty.com /jurors?year=2005   (3443 words)

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