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    Official: European jury names 32 candidates for 2014 Car of the Year [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Hakan Matson, automotive editor at Sweden's Dagens industri and president of the European Car of the Year jury, tells Autoblog that the list originally published on the website was missing the new Mini Cooper, which has now been added to bring the list up to 32 candidates. Every year a ...

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    Geneva: Peugeot 308 SW is the kind of small wagon that's tough to come by in America
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    The Peugeot 308 SW may not exactly stand out against the backdrop of tuner specials and concept cars here at the Geneva Motor Show, but with the action winding down we can already say that it is one of the most relevant for European buyers. Peugeot's 308 was just named European Car of the Year ...

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    Official: Peugeot 308 nabs European Car of the Year laurels
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    Each year since 1964, an international jury of European journalists come together to name their Car of the Year. After identifying the candidates, they whittle the list down to the finalists announced in December and finally name the winner at the Geneva Motor Show. And that's just what they've ...

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    Official: Candidates short-listed for 2014 European Car of the Year [w/poll]
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    Every year, an array of European car magazines get together to name their Car of the Year. The jury is made up of editors from Italy's Auto magazine, UK's Autocar, Spain's Autopista, Holland's Autovisie, France's L'Automobile, Germany's Stern and Sweden's Vi Bilägare. Together they identify ...

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    Official: European Car of the Year finalists announced
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    Electric cars may have won the European Car of the Year award two years in a row now (Opel Ampera in 2012, and Nissan Leaf in 2011), we can say without reservation that the 2013 ECotY will be a petrol-burning, internal combustionizer. That's because not a single electric vehicle made it to the ...

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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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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #215
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    We're recording Episode #215 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can ...

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    Nissan Leaf wins 2011 European Car of the Year
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    2011 Nissan Leaf - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Nissan Leaf is a technological leap in that it is a mass-produced electric vehicle with a range of up to 100 miles on a single charge. Unfortunately for Nissan, its quirky EV hit the market at the same time as the prize-hungry Chevy ...

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    Nissan Leaf nabs 2011 European Car of the Year award
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    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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    European jurists announce seven finalists for 2011 Car of the Year
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    While it may seem like every magazine worth its bar-code is clamoring to select its own Car of the Year, over in Europe things are a bit more civilized. Seven publications from seven different countries get together each year to nominate their collective Car of the Year, speaking in one united ...

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    Volkswagen Polo named 2010 European Car of the Year
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    2010 Volkswagen Polo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It can be a bit overwhelming when every magazine and their various editions pick their own Car of the Year each annum. Fortunately, the Europeans have it together. Literally. Every year, seven of the continent's biggest car mags ...

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    2010 European Car of the Year nominees announced
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    You'd expect the European Car of the Year contest to be stacked mainly with European cars, of course, if not cars from around the world that are sold in Europe. But this year, the fight is being waged almost exclusively between European cars that we don't even get on this side of the Atlantic. ...

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    European jurists announce candidates for 2010 Car of the Year
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    It's getting to be that time of the year when jurists select their favorites for the various Car of the Year awards. And so, hot on the heels of the announced list of nominees for the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards comes the roster of candidates for the 2010 European Car of ...

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    Opel/Vauxhall Insignia wins European Car of the Year by single point
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia
    Looks like there won't be much of a fiesta for Ford this year, as the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia has captured the 2009 European Car of the Year award by just one point over the hot little hatch with the big blue oval on its snout. Scoring ...

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    Jury announces finalists for European Car of the Year
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    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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    Will the real European Car of the Year winner please stand up?
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Alfa MiTo
    It's that time of year, when various agencies far and wide begin handing out awards for the new crop of cars. The '09 model-year vehicles are all known by now and the press has had plenty of time to size up the competition. Recently, The Detroit ...

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    Nominees announced for 2009 European COTY
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    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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    2007 European Car of the Year: Ford S-MAX
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    Ford Motor Company can use all of the good news it can garner these days. On the heels of the positive announcements regarding the Fusion and Milan quality, a panel of 58 automotive journalists from 22 European countries voted the Ford S-MAX the 2007 European Car of the Year. The S-Max earned its ...

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