Car of the Year


Car of the Year

Car of the Year is a phrase usually considered to have been invented by Motor Trend magazine in the 1950s for their annual award for best automobile. The magazine still gives this award.

It also refers to an award given yearly to the new automobile selected best by a jury of journalists for motor magazines in Europe.

Although other similar awards exist in other parts of the world like Australia from the Australian automobile magazine "Wheels" and the AJAC in Canada, these two are the major ones that use the phrase, which is sometimes abbreviated COTY.

International

* European Car of the Year
* International Car of the Year
* "Green Car Journal"'s Green Car of the Year
* World Car of the Year

National

* Canadian Car of the Year
* "Car and Driver" magazine's Ten Best
* Japan Car of the Year
* Lithuanian Car of the Year
* "Motor Trend" magazine's Motor Trend Car of the Year
* "MotorWeek" magazine's Driver's Choice Awards
* North American Car of the Year
* "Road & Track" magazine's Ten Best
* RJC Car of the Year (Japan) [http://www.rjc.or.jp/]
* "Top Gear's" Car of the Year Awards
* "Wheels" magazine's Car of the Year
* "Evo Magazine's Evo Car of the year [eCoty]


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