Which vehicle would you vote for to achieve 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year and 015 North American Car of the Year?
The list has been narrowed to the top 10 contenders by voting journalists from North America. The vehicles below will be voted on and one of them will be given the title of 2015 North American Car of the Year and 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year.
That won’t be announced till the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit, MI, but you can decided now. Which vehicle do you think should have the coveted title?
2015 North American Car of the Year Short List
Hyundai Genesis sedan
2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year Short List
Who are the jurors that vote?
Who are the people that decide which car and truck win that award? Here is the list of complete jurors that write for United States and Canadian publications, hence North American and not U.S.
North American Car and Truck of the Year jurors
The jury has just been increased from 50 jurors to 57 jurors this year. There are more women on the jury this year than in any previous year.
In January, 2015 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI the North America Car and Truck of the Year awards will be announced. Between that time the 57 people below will be working behind the scenes, each one, on their own, deciding which car they think is worthy of the award. In January, all the votes will be counted and brought together as one to award the most outstanding vehicle of the year based on factors including innovation, comfort, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar.
North American Car of the Year Jury, 2014-2015
DriveWays “ Freelance
Chicago Tribune and New York Daily News
Freelance “ National Post (Canada)
Freelance “ Forbes…
Automotive Engineering International
Road & Track
Sharon Silke Carty
Editor In Chief, Autoblog and AOL Autos
MotorWeek “ PBS Network
Kelley Blue Book
Le Guide de lauto
Freelance “ Le Guide de lauto, Autonet, Journal de Montreal, Mixte Magazine, Infrastructures, La Voix du Vrac, Roulez electrique.com
The Detroit Bureau
Car Coach Reports,Time Warner Cable News, Arise Global News, Parade Magazine, USA Radio “ Day Break,NewsMax TV,The Car Coach
WWJ Newsradio 950 / CBS Radio Network
Freelance: newcarpicks.com, KDAL AM radio
Freelance “ About.com
Lou Ann Hammond
John Pearley Huffman
Freelance “ NY Times, Car and Driver
Freelance: Motor Matters, NY Times
Freelance: NY Times
Executive online editor, Car and Driver
Freelance “ MSN Autos US
Freelance “ Edmunds.com
Freelance “ Chicago Tribune, Wards Auto Reports, Consumers Digest
Freelance “ NY Times, Hot Rod, Vehicle Dynamics International, Engine Technology International, Super Chevy
New Car Test Drive
Kelley Blue Book
Vice President of Editorial
Editor in Chief, Edmunds.com
TheCarConnection.com, High Gear Media
Detroit Free Press
Car and Driver
Steven Cole Smith
Freelance “ Popular Mechanics, Road & Track
Freelance “ Black Newspaper Group, Postmedia, Auto123.com
Freelance “ swandrives.com, caranddriver.com, Kelley Blue Book, Popular Mechanics, New Car Test Drive
Freelance “ NY Times
David van Sickle
All About Autos
Road & Track
Freelance “ AutoMedia.com