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    Report: Mazda CX-5 named Japan's Car of The Year, Subaru BR-Z wins "Special Award"

    The Mazda CX-5 stamped its Kodo design and SkyActiv technology authority all over the Japan Car of the Year awards, taking the top prize ahead of the Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT 86. It is Mazda's second victory in the last ten years, the 2005 MX-5 claiming the same trophy, and the fourth time the ...

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    Honda so excited about winning Japan Car of the Year that CR-Z gets special edition

    The 2011 Honda CR-Z may not exactly be sailing to success here in the U.S., but it has managed to walk away with the coveted Japan Car of the Year title. In order to celebrate, Honda has decided to work up a new special edition version of its tiny sport hybrid. Only available in a special "Pearl ...

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    Honda CR-Z wins 2010 Japan Car of the Year

    2011 Honda CR-Z - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the past 31 years, Japan has selected a Car of the Year award recipient. Over 60 jurors, composed mainly of Japanese journalists, vote on a vehicle worthy of the Car of the Year title, and the auto that receives the most nods drives ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Toyota Prius claims Japan Car of the Year title

    Thirty years of the Japan Car of the Year - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the past 30 years, Japan has declared a car of the year, an award given to newly released or redesigned vehicles released from November 1st of the previous year to October 1st of the current year. More than 60 ...

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    Honda Fit named Japanese Car of the Year

    click above image for high-res gallery of the 2008 Honda FitThe second-generation Honda Fit (a.k.a. Jazz in some markets outside the U.S.) has been named Japan's Car of the Year. Reuters reports that the little Honda hatchback beat out such heavyweights as the new Nissan Skyline (a.k.a. Infiniti ...


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