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    Jury announces finalists for European Car of the Year

    The panel of 59 automotive journalists which decide each year's European Car of the Year have narrowed down their selection from the initial list of 38 contenders to just seven finalists, which have now been announced. Along the way, some noteworthy new vehicles have been forsaken, among them the ...

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    Motor Trend reveals COTY contenders

    Motor Trend says on its blog that they are busily putting 17 new or newly redesigned cars through an "exhaustive evaluation process" that will result in 10 finalists for their Car of the Year award. With cars like the BMW 1 Series, Nissan GT-R, Audi A4, Acura TSX and Pontiac G8, we'd have a hard ...

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    Nominees announced for 2009 European COTY

    Isn't it nice when everyone gets along? Every year, rather than naming their own selection, several of the largest automotive publications in Europe get together and pick their Car of the Year. A list is compiled of all eligible bachelors nominees, then the list is narrowed down to a handful ...

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    Interest in Chevy Malibu sets record for domestic mid-sizer

    The 2008 Chevy Malibu has already taken home some prestigious hardware in the form of the 2008 North American Car of the Year award, and now it seems to be winning over midsize car buyers in an important metric. The Malibu has attracted so many vehicle prospects that, according to, it ...

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    Fiat 500 named 2008 European Car of the Year

    Hot on the heels of the announced winner of EVO's Car of the Year award comes the revelation from the bigger European Car of the Year, which bestowed the citation for 2008 to the impossibly charming Fiat 500. While EVO's, like Motor Trend here, is awarded by one magazine, the European Car of the ...

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    Ford Mondeo named Car of the Year by Auto Express

    click above to see more high-res pics of the new Ford MondeoWe believe it's that time of year again when every automotive media outlet and its sister (publication) begin giving out its Car of the Year (COTY) award. Auto Express in the U.K. is kicking things off by awards its respective COTY statue ...

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    Smells like Bull: Lamborghini cologne

    var digg_url = ''; Who wants to smell like a bull? Everyone, or so the fashionistas are banking on. Tonino Lamborghini and perfume company Coty (which, unfortunately, does not stand for "car of the year") have signed a licensing ...

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    Holden VE Commodore wins Australian Wheels' COTY award

    UPDATE: Added mega-gallery of 131 high-res Holden Commodore images since we in the U.S. don't often get to gaze at these vehicles. click above image to view 131 high-res images of every kind of CommodoreFor those of you eagerly anticipating the U.S. arrival of Holden's rear-wheel drive Zeta ...

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    Bentley Continental GTC named Robb Report 2007 COTY

    In a field populated with such cars as the Porsche 911 Turbo, Maybach 57S and even the Bugatti Veyron, the Bentley Continental GTC handily walked away with the honor of being named the Robb Report 2007 Car of the Year. Apparently it wasn't even a contest, as nearly half of the luxury lifestyle ...

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    Playboy picks hottest cars of 2007

    The bunny wranglers over at Playboy are no strangers to fine automobiles, as high-end exotics often grace the glossy pages of America's favorite gentleman's magazine. The Playboy empire even goes racing, sponsoring no fewer than six cars in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series and the ...

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    Toyota Camry crowned Motor Trend Car of the Year

    The Toyota Camry, despite being knocked by many enthusiasts as soulless and bland, has still managed to outsell every other car on the market. Second on the list is its own sibling, the Corolla. And sales keep going up, so it obviously has a lot going for it. First it wins "Most Popular" award for ...

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    Chevy unveils NASCAR Impala SS

    With NASCAR deciding to phase-in the Car of Tomorrow throughout the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, Chevrolet has already announced that the Impala SS will be the vehicle of choice to eventually replace the current Monte Carlo SS as its entry in the series. And today we learned exactly what the ...

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    Shortlist for European Car of the Year announced

    The European Car of the Year committee has just announced the shortlist for this year's award. Instead of the usual seven cars, the list includes eight of the original 41 contenders. The list now includes the Citroën C4 Picasso, Fiat Grande Punto, Ford S-Max, Honda Civic, Opel/Vauxhall Corsa, ...

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    World Car of the Year announces finalists

    The second annual World Car of the Year award will go to one of three finalists, announced this week -- the BMW 3-series, the Mazda MX-5 and the Porsche Cayman S. Twenty seven new vehicles from around the world were in the running, and after narrowing those down to just three, KPMG, which oversees ...


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