The North American Car and Truck of the Year award is a joke

With today's announcement of the 2012 list of nominees, the North American Car and Truck of the Year has further solidified itself as the laughing stock of auto industry awards. This year, the jurors, through their infinite wisdom and automotive expertise, have selected the Mini Countryman as a nominee for "Truck of… » 10/05/11 12:30pm 10/05/11 12:30pm

Volt, Explorer Win North American Cars Of The Year

An august panel of car reviewers named the Chevrolet Volt the North American Car Of The Year just now in Detroit, while dubbing Ford's reborn Explorer the North American Truck Of The Year, even though it's really a car. » 1/10/11 8:45am 1/10/11 8:45am

And Here's Your 2010 North American Car, Truck Of The Year Finalists!

Last year's NACTOY awards made news selecting the Hyundai Genesis. Will they be as bold this year? The short list of car and truck finalists below. Tell us who you think the winner should be. » 10/01/09 2:00pm 10/01/09 2:00pm

Hyundai Genesis Named 2009 North American Car Of The Year

There was an audible "Wooohhhh" sound when they announced the Hyundai Genesis as the 2009 North American Car Of The Year moments ago, marking the first win and nomination for a Korean automaker. » 1/11/09 9:30am 1/11/09 9:30am

2009 North American Car & Truck Of The Year Finalists Feature Two…

The 2009 North America Car and Truck Of The Year finalists, announced today, features the Hyundai Genesis, the first finalist from a Korean automaker. The awards will be presented at January's Detroit Auto Show. » 12/18/08 2:00pm 12/18/08 2:00pm

GM Dominates 2008 North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists,…

We don't know who the General paid off to get as many finalist slots for the 2008 edition of the North American Car and Truck Of the Year (NACTOY) award filled with their products, but they did pretty darn well. Conversely, maybe they've just got some really good product this year. We'll let you decide that for… » 12/13/07 9:15am 12/13/07 9:15am