Nikki Rooke was the presenter at the award ceremony. Rooke is the head of communications for the Society of Motor Manufactureres & Traders (SMMT), London, England.
Singer Camilla Kerslake graced WWCOTY with her song, “Rule the World”. Kerslake has sung for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Buckingham Palace. She is signed with Gary Barlow for her first album.
There are four categories in these awards and individual results are:
Womens World Family Car of the Year: Volvo XC 60
Runner Up: Honda Accord
Collecting the award on behalf of Volvo Corporation is Professor Lotta Jakobsson from Sweden. Jakobsson is the technical leader of safety systems for Volvo.
Womens World Sports Car of the Year: Audi TTS
Runner up: Mazda MX-5
Collecting the award on behalf of Audi is Petra Voith-Wittmann, Audi TT product marketing strategy and communication at Audi AG – Germany.
Womens World Economy Car of the Year: VW Golf diesel
Runner Up: Ford Fiesta
Collecting the award on behalf of Volkswagen is Paul Buckett, Head of Press and public relations, Volkswagen Group UK.
Womens World Luxury Car of the Year: Jaguar XF
Runner up: Audi A6
Collecting the award on behalf of Jaguar is Patricia Muckle, UK National Marketing and Communications Manager, Jaguar.
The ultimate award for 2010 Women’s world car of the year (WWCOTY) is:
Collecting the award on behalf of Jaguar is Kim Challinor, color and materials manager for Jaguar.
The judges for 2009 were:
Regina Chan, Canada
Renuka Kirpalani, India
Jil McIntosh, Canada
Liz Swanton, Australia
Caroline Carver, UK
Helene Griffiths, South Africa
Lou Ann Hammond, USA
Sandy Myhre, New Zealand