DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – The International Car of a Year Award’s (ICOTY) jury announced currently a 2012 ICOTY automobile and lorry of a year endowment winners.
The 2012 International Car of a Year was awarded to a Audi A7. Accepting a prestigious endowment was Johan de Nysschen, president, Audi of America.
International Truck of a Year went to a 2012 Range Rover Evoque. Andy Goss, president, Jaguar Land Rover NA supposed a endowment on interest of Land Rover.
2012 Ford Focus – International Compact Car of a Year: Most Spirited 2012 Hyundai Veloster – International Sporty Coupe of a Year: Most Personality 2012 Porsche 911 – International Sports Car of a Year: Most Sex Appeal 2012 Toyota Camry – International Sedan of a Year: Most Dependable
Courtney Caldwell, who founded a themed awards in 1996, famous a clever romantic tie people have with their cars. “The ICOTY Awards are not about energy and opening though rather personality, passion and personal lifestyle,” pronounced Caldwell.
In other news, jurors also presented a 4th annual Earth, Wind Power Award to a Volkswagen Passat TDI as a Most Earth Friendly Car of a Year. Ford Motor Company warranted a desired 5th annual Earth Angel Award for Most Earth Friendly automaker for their poignant environmental contributions to a world overall.
Bridgestone, longtime lead unite and believer of a ICOTY Awards, recognizes a consumer-product attribute as vicious to car success. “Bridgestone is unapproachable to support a ICOTY awards, and applauds a efforts of any winning automaker that like a association demonstrates a clever joining to innovative technology,” pronounced Michael Martini, president, Consumer OE, Bridgestone Americas. “Through a total efforts of everybody in a automobile industry, and led by automakers like those famous in a 2012 ICOTY Awards, we will continue to accommodate and surpass a final of a motoring public.”
About ICOTY Founded in 1996 by Courtney Caldwell, editor-in-chief of Road Travel Magazine, ICOTY’s pioneering thesis was combined to commend vehicles that were designed and marketed to consumer lifestyles, eliciting an romantic tie to, and passion for, a cars they drive. Today, many automakers use a ‘emotional connection’ thesis in their inhabitant promotion campaigns to enthuse consumer code loyalty.
SOURCE Road Travel Magazine
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