The third-generation Toyota Prius snares the 30th Japan Car of the Year award, edging out the Honda Insight in one of the closest finishes on record. The Prius received 433 votes, topping the Insight by 42. The final voting was conducted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Assn. as part of media day at the 41st Tokyo International Motor Show. Sixty-one media and industry representatives voted on the final day. The Volkswagen Golf, which came in third overall with 186 votes, was ...

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