Concept car of the year award winners on Driving the Nation

Concept car of the year award winners on Driving the Nation

Concept car of the year award winners

The winners are as follows:

Concept car: Holden EFIJY

Concept Truck: Jeep Trailhawk

Production Preview: Jaguar C-XF

Specialty: Chevrolet Volt

Most significant concept car of the year goes to… Chevrolet Volt!

This week I will be in Detroit on Thursday to present the concept car of the year award at the Automotive Hall of Fame. Please join the festivities: the lobby doors open to guests at 6:15 PM, presentation begins at 6:30 PM. Assuming that the presentation will move right along, the post-award reception in the atrium should start by 7 PM, and the bartenders will serve till about 8 PM. We would love to have you join us.

If you would like to attend the event, please email your RSVP to

Concept Cars
Acura Advanced Sedan
Acura Advanced Sports Car
Chevrolet Beat
Chevrolet Groove
Chevrolet Trax
Cheverolet T2X
Chevrolet WTCC*
Chrysler Nassau
Dodge Hornet
Ford Giugiaro Mustang*
Ford Interceptor
Holden EFIJY *
Honda Accord Coupe
Honda Remix
Kia Kue
Lexus LF-A
Lincoln MKR
Mazda Nagare
Mazda Ryuga
Mazda Hakaze
Mercedes Ocean Drive
Opel Antara GTC
Toyota FT-HSConcept trucks
Ford Airstream*
Hyundai HCD10 Hellion*
Jeep Trailhawk*
Nissan Bevel*

Production preview concepts
Audi Q7 V12 TDI
Chevrolet Beat
Chevrolet Camaro Convertible*
Chevrolet Groove
Chevrolet Trax
Ford Flex*
Honda FCX*
Hyundai Genesis
Infiniti EX
Jaguar C-XF*
Mit’subishi Prototype X (Lancer Evoltion)
Mercedes Smart Fortwo
Volkswagen Tiguan
Volvo XC60
Specialty concepts
BMW Hydrogen 7*
Chevrolet Volt*
Saab 9-3 BioPower Hybrid*
Saab BioPower 100
Saturn Vue Plug-in Hybrid*

*indicates a finalist

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

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