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    Official: Fiat 500e named Road & Track's best electric car for 2013

    Fiat will only be selling the Fiat 500e in limited numbers, but the little electric vehicle is making a big impact on some of the performance-car-journalism set. In fact, Road & Track is about to name the 500e its "Best Electric Car of 2013." Like all of us green-car aficionados, R&T ...

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    Top 10 finalists announced for World Car of the Year, Chevy Volt left out

    It's that time of the year again, kiddies, to name the best car in the world. The selections for the World Car Awards are made and award granted by an international panel of 66 automotive journalists, who have now announced their ten finalists. Included on the shortlist are the Audi A1 and A8, the ...

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    Nissan Leaf nabs 2011 European Car of the Year award

    2011 Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the start of November, the 41 contenders for the 2011 European Car of the Year award were trimmed down to seven finalists. Today, for the first time ever, Europe's most coveted automotive award went to vehicle that that relies ...

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    Nissan Leaf vies for Europe's coveted 2011 Car of the Year award

    The 41 contenders for Europe's 2011 Car of the Year award have been trimmed down to just seven finalists. The winner, to be selected by 59 of Europe's motoring press, will be announced on November 29th. For the first time ever, Europe's most coveted automotive accolade could go to vehicle that ...

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    2010 Prius named WhatGreenCar Car of the Year, Insight and Fusion Hybrid also "commended"

    2010 Prius - click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year, the first time WhatGreenCar gave out its Green Car of the Year award for UK vehicles, the Ford Focus EcoNetic won the title. That car managed to get a 33 on a WGC's hundred-point scale (lower is better) for, well, greenness. This ...

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    Ford Fusion wins Motor Trend Car of the Year award

    2010 Ford Fusion Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the first time ever, Motor Trend announced the winner of its annual Car of the Year award this afternoon live via webcast. Though the field of 23 contenders was highly competitive this year (follow the jump for a complete ...

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    Detroit 2008: Mazda CX-9 and Chevy Malibu win North American Car and Truck of the Year awards

    Last fall, the Chevy Tahoe 2-mode Hybrid won the Green Car of the Year award at the LA Auto Show. The hybrid SUV couldn't pull off a similar victory in today's North American Truck of the Year award at the Detroit Auto Show. Instead, the Mazda CX-9 crossover took top honors, beating the ...

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    Smart Fourtwo: Car of the Year?

    Don't get us wrong, we like the Smart Fourtwo just as much as anybody, but when considering what car deserves the title "Car of the Year" the little two-seater isn't the first vehicle that comes to mind. Not that the car is undeserving of some honor: the fuel mileage is laudable, the safety ...

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    Bob Lutz on winning the Car of the Year

    At the L.A. Auto Show earlier this month, the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Two-Mode Hybrid won the Green Car of the Year award. Carlist's Lou Ann Hammond got a chance to ask Bob Lutz what he thinks about being nominated (and then winning) this award. She's posted a video of that conversation over on the ...

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    Oh, if only we had those nifty, thrifty European favorites here. Wait....

    The Volkswagen Golf (or Rabbit, if you're a Yank like me and always prefer a car's name to reference a potential meal rather than a game for old people) has just been awarded Car of the Year by ACFO, an organization that produces a bi-monthly journal called "Fleet Operator." CotY was awarded to the ...

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    Fiat 500 voted car of the year 2008

    Fifty-eight journalist from twenty-two countries around Europe have voted the Fiat 500 as "European Car of the Year 2008" with 385 votes, ahead of the Mazda 2 (325 votes) and the Ford Mondeo (202). The cute subcompact was also in 57 of the 58 short lists and was voted first by jury members.Fiat has ...

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    What Car? magazine's COTY - Vauxhall's Corsa; Toyota/Lexus win Green Award

    What Car? magazine likes to call their annual Car of the Year awards the "Motoring Oscars," but without Joan River's annoying cackle, is any award like this really worth anything. Oh wait...This year, the 30th for the awards, the Vauxhall's Corsa was crowned the top car (see image gallery of the ...


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