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    Porsche a big winner in KBB's Brand Awards
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    Kelley Blue Book has compiled and collated the data from its year-long Brand Watch Study, which, based on "consumer perception data, [shows] which brands best communicated certain features of their vehicles." Of the nine categories tabbed, Porsche took three: best performance brand, best exterior ...

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    Nissan V2G wins LA's 2009 Design Challenge
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    Nissan V2G -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The LA Auto Show's Design Challenge has a victor from among its Youthmobile 2030 entries: the Nissan Vehicle-to-Grid, aka V2G. It envisions a nationwide electric highway system (the "grid") driven on by Generation Z, and their cars will pay for ...

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    Strategic Vision announces 2009 Total Value Awards
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    Toyota bumped, VW and Ford lead The 2009 Total Value Awards have been announced, and what do you know, it's more good news for Ford. First, a primer: the "the Total Value Index™" (TVI) took into account more than 48,000 buyers of 2009 models from September, 2008 to March, 2009. Assumptions ...

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    Spike announces nominees for Best Driving Game of the Year
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    Spike's Video Game Award finalists -- Click above to watch trailers at Spike.com
    Spike TV has opened up the voting for its Video Game Awards, and the finalists are down to four: DiRT 2, Need for Speed: Shift, Forza Motorsport 3, and Gran Turismo PSP. It's a bit of a motley list, but then again ...

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    Oh, Canada! Great White North journos pick their cars of the year
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    Guess what boys and girls, the auto show season is ramping up and that means the constant flow of Car of the Year awards is upon us. The biggest auto show award in our quaint little hemisphere is likely the North American COTY award, which, we would have thought included Canada, Mexico and our ...

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    Gran Turismo creator to select Best in Show at SEMA that will be featured in upcoming game
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    Each year at SEMA, a select group of editors and contributors from the world's largest automotive publications scour the show floor to hand out prizes for the best hot rod, Japanese import, European import, domestic automobile and SUV. But not the overall Best in Show award. That'll be handed out ...

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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor named 2010 Truck of Texas
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    2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's no secret that the Texas Auto Writer's Association loves Ford trucks: The Blue Oval's F-Series pickups have won the Truck of Texas award six straight times. Actually, you can make that seven straight times now, with the ...

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    Twelve Angry Bloggers - Autoblog gets jury duty... the good kind
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    The Internet has finally assembled its own collection of esteemed digital-only auto scribes to anoint vehicles as the Internet Car of the Year and Internet Truck of the Year, while also putting a new twist on traditional awards. Rather than just hold closed-door meetings to draw names from a hat, ...

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    "Marquis DeSoto" wins NY Times' Collectible Car of the Year award
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    Click above for a gallery of the Marquis DeSoto
    It is neither a Mercury Grand Marquis nor a DeSoto, but perhaps it could be considered a kind of royalty. Furniture maker Steve Heller wanted to build a car of his own design, and possessed of a love of Fifties car details, he swiped the things he ...

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    Hyund-"eh" Genesis wins Canadian Car of the Year Award
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    Another trophy has been thrown at the Hyundai Genesis by the Automobile Journalists' Association of Canada: 2009 Canadian Car of the Year. To get to the top spot, the Genesis beat an odd assortment of cars, including the Audi A4 and TTS, the Lexus IS F, Mazda6, and Mercedes CL550 and SL63 AMG. ...

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    Jaguar XF does the double, wins What Car? award again
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    Somebody get the record player out and put on Al Stewart, because this is turning into The Year of the Cat. The English marque just showed off the new XFR and XKR, a slightly modified XFR broke the company's speed record formerly held by the Jaguar XJ220, and chatter suggests that the automaker is ...

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    Detroit 2009: Hyundai Genesis, Ford F-150 win North American Car and Truck of the Year
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    Like an automotive continuation of the BCS bowls, winners were crowned for the 16th North American Car of the Year and North American Truck of the Year awards at the Detroit Auto Show this morning. Voted on by 50 automotive journalists in various media from the U.S. and Canada (where's Mexico?), ...

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    Autosport's Car of the Year? The Ginetta G50
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    Lawrence Tomlinson bought historic British car maker Ginetta in 2005, and in just three years his team has hit it over the wall with the maker's first car under his tenure: the Ginetta G50, has taken Autosport's number one slot in its Top 10 Cars of the Year.The G50's attractions are obvious: It is ...

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    Finalists announced for Green Car Journal's Green Car Vision Award
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    The Green Car Vision awards celebrate a car that's got its headlights pointed down the road of the future. Among this year's five finalists are two serial hybrids (Chevrolet Volt and Fisker Karma) two electric cars (MINI E and Mitsubishi i-MiEV), and one hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (Honda FCX ...

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    HUMMER H3T declared Pickup Truck of the Year by Four Wheeler
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the HUMMER H3T
    HUMMER might be getting shown the door, but it's not going to leave without taking some of the silverware. Four Wheeler magazine put the marque's newest brute, the H3T Alpha, up against the Dodge Ram, Ford F-150, and... um... the Suzuki Equator ...

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    Volvo for Life Grand Award winner chosen
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    At New York's Cipriani restaurant on 42nd Street, Volvo presented its sixth annual Volvo for Life Awards and named Marilyn Adams the Grand Award Winner in the Safety category. The panel of judges -- including Hank Aaron, Sen. Bill Bradley, Maya Lin, Dr. Sally Ride, Dr. Mae Jemison, Eunice Kennedy ...

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    AutoWeek picks Best of Show and honors others from Detroit
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    Here's a way to create content long after an auto show has ended, dream up a list of editorial favorite picks. Well, what the hell, we might as well be meta and report on the anti-news. Here we go blithely. AutoWeek handed out its Editors' Choice awards for the North American International Auto ...

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    Honda has APEAL: wins most segments in JD Power's rankings
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    Honda took four categories in the latest J.D. Power's 2007 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. APEAL measures how happy an owner is with the design, content, layout, and performance of their car within 90 days of purchase. When the votes were tallied from the 91,000 ...

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    The Jaguar X-Type is voted ... ahem ... "Best aspirational luxury car"
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    The results are in from the latest automotive consulting firm you've never heard of. According to AutoPacific's Vehicle Survey Award, the Jaguar X-Type took top honors in the 2007 Aspirational Luxury Car segment. The survey asks 24,000 US new car buyers how they rank their car 60-90 days after ...

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    Automotive Webbies announced
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    The 11th Annual Webby Awards are just around the corner, and out of 8,000 nominations in 100+ categories the final nominees have been announced. In the category of Best Automotive Site of the Year, last year's winner, AMG, will be handing over its crown to one of this year's finalists, which ...

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