KPMG, a worldwide network of professional firms supplying audit, tax, and advisory, in addition to accounting services has released the very best three contenders for that third annual World Vehicle of the season (WCOTY) awards.
WCOTY is really a program organized and conducted by famous automotive journalists from around the globe. Jurors have finished the look at qualified vehicles for that award last The month of january. To become qualified for any World Vehicle award, the contender needed to be being produced and offered in a minimum of five countries on two continents during 2006. Each juror continues to be hired through the World Vehicle Steering Committee located in their expertise, experience, credibility, and influence within the automotive industry. Each juror typically drives and evaluates new vehicles regularly in their professional work. From your initial entry listing of 28 new vehicles from worldwide automakers, the very first round of voting ended to find out Top World Vehicle and World Performance Vehicle finalists. The award is split in three major groups including World Vehicle of the season, World Eco-friendly Vehicle, World Performance Vehicle, World Design of the season.
KPMG has lately announced the very best three finalists for those groups. The winners from the 2007 World Vehicle of the season is going to be unveiled throughout a Press Preview in the forthcoming 2007 New You are able to Worldwide Auto Show (NYIAS) in April 5.
For that 2007 World Vehicle of the season, the very best three finalists would be the Audi TT, Lexus LS 460, Small. The very best three contenders for that 2007 World Performance Vehicle award are Audi RS4, BMW 335i, and Porsche 911 Turbo.
For that 2007 World Eco-friendly Vehicle award, the vehicles should need to be all-new or revamped, being produced, and like ought to be on purchase in a minumum of one major market in the past year 2006. Additionally, the automobile ought to be outfitted with eco-friendly technology (including hybrid, bio fuel capable, hydrogen powered, etc.) and released like a production or perhaps a prototype model in amount of 10 or even more during 2006.
The BMW Hydrogen 7, Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec, and also the Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion with VW parts much like VW Rabbit parts was selected by greater than 40 jurors because the top three finalists for that 2007 World Eco-friendly Vehicle award.