The finalists come from a group originally comprised of 31 new cars and 15 new trucks, including numerous luxury vehicles.
Cadillac ATS among three finalists in North American Car of the Year award.
DETROIT – After being shut out of the annual North American Car and Truck of the Year awards last year byand Land Rover, the Detroit Three are back in the hunt.
, and each have models that are finalists in the widely followed awards, as do Honda and Mazda.
GM’s Cadillac ATS sport sedan is a finalist in the car category, along with theFusion and Accord.
’s Ram1500 fullsize pickup is a finalist in the truck/utility category, along with the Ford C-Max hybrid and CX-5 cross/utility vehicles.
The finalists were chosen from a group that originally included 30 new cars and 15 new trucks, including numerous luxury vehicles from, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus.
The NACTOY awards are unique because, instead of being given out by a specific group or media outlet, they are chosen by 49 automotive journalists representing a wide variety of media.