The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has named the
Toyota Camry Hybrid
, in front of nine other best new category winners, overall winner of the
2007 Canadian Car of the Year
is the first
to ever win the top award which is based on
released during the year. Each entrant is thoroughly tested and must perform well in the real-world to have a chance at joining the winners' circle.
The hybrid was not the only low
, high efficiency winner on the night; Mercedes-Benz's BlueTec
emissions-control technology took the gong for Best New Technology.
and environmental impact so prominent in the mind's of today's car buyers, vehicles like the
are sure to gain favour come awards night. Great to see two top technologies taking home prizes.
[Source: Montreal Gazette]