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    Video: Motor Trend debates 2013 Car of The Year, winner coming Monday
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    So just how do the automobile magazines select their Car of the Year awards? Pointing at the cars blindfolded? Divining rod? Tossing lawn darts? No, it's a little more complicated than that. To shed light on how Motor Trend selects its COTY, Jessi Lang gives us a glimpse into the process, ...

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    Official: Ladies Love It: Evoque wins Women's World Car of the Year
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    The 2012 Women's World Car of the Year Award winners are in, and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque has taken top honors. A jury of female auto writers from a total of 12 countries all voted on this year's winners over four categories, including Family Car, Luxury Car, Sports Car and Economy Car, ...

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    Official: 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year short list released
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    It's that time of the automotive year again, where the changing of the seasons yields a fresh crop of cars and trucks at dealers and a new bounty of awards. North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year jurors(*) have been flogging all manner of new sheetmetal, and they've culled their long ...

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    Official: 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Award long list announced
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    The 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year award "long list" is out, and 45 vehicles of all descriptions are set to scrap for the hardware. In 2012, the Hyundai Elantra and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque took home the coveted crystal. This year's crop of 2013 model-year entries ...

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    Official: Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera named 2012 European Car of the Year
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    The Chevrolet Volt may not be selling well, but it's one of the most lauded cars in history. Today the plug-in hybrid was named the 2012 European Car of the Year, an award it will share with its European fraternal twin, the Opel Ampera. The Volt won North American Car of the Year in 2011, while ...

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    Official: Lamborghini Aventador named Robb Report Car of the Year
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    The luxury vehicle aficionados at Robb Report have chosen the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 as their 2012 Car of the Year. This is the 19th time the magazine has announced a COTY award, and any vehicle introduced in the previous year (in this case, that'd be 2011) is eligible. The Lamborghini ...

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    Official: NACTOY changes truck award to "Truck/Utility of the Year"
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    This year's selection for North American Truck of the Year was something of a sign of the times as the pool of nominees didn't really fit the traditional definition of "truck" – beasts of burden with features like a low range, open bed and/or body-on-frame construction. Not only were all ...

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    Official: Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque named 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year [UPDATE]
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    And now, ladies and gentlemen, the moment you've all been waiting for... the Car of the Year awards to rule all Car of the Year awards... the definitive selection of the very best the industry has to offer has been decided. Well, we don't know about all that, but the votes have been tabulated and ...

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    Official: Autoweek awards Audi A7 and Land Rover Evoque 'Best of the Best' titles
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    The editors from Autoweek have lined up their notes and named their 2011 Best of the Best. The 2012 Audi A7 and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque took the top honors, with editor Wes Raynal saying that the Audi is a vehicle with "few peers" thanks its integration of sedan styling and hatchback ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #262 LIVE
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    We record Episode #262 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and you can drop us your questions via our Q&A module below. Check out our discussion topics or chime in to help determine what else the crew chats about this evening. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already ...

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    Official: AOL Autos chooses first-ever Car and Truck/SUV of the Year
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    AOL Autos, sibling channel to Autoblog, has chosen a Car of the Year and Truck of the Year for the first time. Editor-in-Chief David Kiley dubbed the awards, "Editors' Choice Awards", reflecting the fact that the selections were made by polling AOL Editors for their nominations. Their choices ...

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    Official: Range Rover Evoque named Top Gear magazine's Car of the Year
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    Top Gear magazine has officially named the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque its Car Of The Year for 2011 after snagging top honors in the SUV category. Perhaps even more impressively, Jeremy Clarkson also named the Evoque his favorite vehicle of 2011. The compact luxury SUV faced off against the ...

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    Video: What's Jeremy Clarkson's favorite car of the year?
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    Whether he's hosting an episode of Top Gear, writing a column for a magazine or newspaper, or putting together his own DVD special, there's little doubt that Jeremy Clarkson has an enviable level of access to pretty much any car he wants. That ranges from the latest supercars to everyday ...

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    Official: 2012 Volkswagen Passat named Motor Trend 2012 Car of the Year
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    Motor Trend has named the 2012 Volkswagen Passat its 2012 Car of the Year at the 2011 LA Auto Show today. The publication has been handing out the honor for 62 years now, and says that all of the eligible vehicles were submitted to a battery of tests that include on-track and real-world driving ...

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    Official: Automobile names its 2012 All-Stars
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    'Tis the season, boys and girls. Sure, the holidays are around the corner, but with the end of the year in sight, it's time for every magazine and its sister (publication) to choose its favorite car(s) for the year. And the latest to do so is Automobile magazine. The venerable glossy book has ...

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    Video: EVO shortlists its 2011 Car of the Year [w/poll]
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    There's no shortage of automotive publications seeking to crown their own Car of the Year. And of course, each has their own criteria on which to base their decision. But for performance parameters, Evo does a more impressive job than most. The British car mag does away with the minivans and the ...

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    Ferrari 458 Italia named 2011 Robb Report Car of the Year
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    Motor Trend may prefer the Chevrolet Volt, but the well-heeled readers of the Robb Report have a considerably different set of priorities when it comes to picking the best of the best. That's why the luxury magazine has decided to name the Ferrari 458 Italia as its Car of the Year. The 458 scores ...

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    Top 10 finalists announced for World Car of the Year
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    It's that time of the year again, kiddies, to name the best car in the world. The selections for the World Car Awards awarded 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 BMW 5 ...

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    Chevrolet Volt, Ford Explorer named Detroit Free Press Car and Truck of the Year
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As more and more Car and Truck of the Year awards pour in from a variety of major publications, it's no shock that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt continues to take home top honors as the best car of 2011. Both Motor Trend and Automobile ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #210: Camaro outsells Mustang, 'Cuda comeback, BYD at Detroit, Toyota's blunder
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    Click above for the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes, RSS or listen now!
    Episode #210 of the Autoblog Podcast is hosted by Dan this time around, though Chris Shunk calls in, and Zach Bowman takes up his role as number three. It starts with the Autoblog Garage and then heads for the Camaro outselling ...

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