Women’s world car of the year (WWCOTY) awards in London, England

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:

Jaguar XF

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

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 founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.