DETROIT - Twenty-eight cars and trucks have been chosen as semi-finalists for the 18th annual 2011 North American Car of the Year and Truck of the Year awards. Of the 14 cars and 14 trucks, three finalists will be selected for each award and announced Dec. 16 at an Automotive Press Association luncheon in Detroit.
The final winners for each award will be announced in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Winners are selected by automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who represent magazines, television, radio, newspapers, and Web sites.
In 2009, the Ford Fusion Hybrid earned the title of 2010 North American Car of the Year and the Ford Transit Connect was named 2010 North American Truck of the Year.
More information is available at www.northamericancaroftheyear.org
2011 North American Car of the Year Short List
North American Truck of the Year Short List
Jeep Grand Cherokee