Last year General Motors swept the 2007 North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards, with both the Saturn Aura and Chevy Silverado taking home the honors. It looks as if the General has a good shot at repeating last year's sweep with news that four of the six finalists for the 2008 awards are GM vehicles.
The finalists for the 2007 North American Car of the Year award are the Cadillac CTS, Chevy Malibu and Honda Accord, while the truck finalists include the Buick Enclave, Chevy Tahoe Hybrid and the Mazda CX-9. These six vehicles were picked from a lot of 54 new models that went on sale this year, and the winners will be announced on January 13th at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The judging panel includes some 50 automotive journalists, including our own contributor John McElroy, who wrote about judging the vehicles in a previous Autoline on Autoblog report.

We're curious to know which car and truck you think is going to win this year, so feel free to vote in our poll below.

2008 North American Car of the Year
Cadillac CTS 1 (33.3%)
Chevy Malibu 1 (33.3%)
Honda Accord 1 (33.3%)

2008 North American Truck of the Year
Buick Enclave 1 (33.3%)
Chevy Tahoe Hybrid 1 (33.3%)
Mazda CX-9 1 (33.3%)

[Source: The Detroit News]

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