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Ford Taurus — the International Car of Year

Ford Taurus

On a motor show in Los Angeles the winner of annual competition "International car of year" (ICOTY) by which sedan Ford Taurus is recognised has been named. In a nomination "the International off-road car of year" the 1st place is awarded to crossover Volvo XC60, and by the best "green" cars have been chosen the hybrid version of sedan Ford Fusion and diesel Audi Q7 TDI Clean Diesel.

Crossover Volvo XC60

The structure of jury of the competition which has taken place under home nursing of magazine Road and Travel, includes 20 journalists from the most known American automobile editions, including Inside Line, Consumer Guide Automotive, Auto Week, Car and Driver and Kelly Blue Book. After voting results have been sent in organisation J.D. Power and Associates for check of accuracy of calculations and official reliability of the received data.

Last year Japanese car Nissan GT-R became the winner of competition, and by the best off-road car and ecologically pure cars have been recognised Dodge Ram 1500, Volkswagen Jetta TDI and BMW X5 xDrive35d accordingly.

Hybrid supercar Nissan GT-R