The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards announced today that Lauren Fix, Chris Paukert, and Kirk Bell will serve as the new top officers of the organization. The newly elected board plans to continue to introduce changes for the industry’s most prestigious automotive awards and further increase consumer awareness.
2018 North American Car, Utility Vehicle & Truck of the Year Award Winners
NACTOY is made up of an independent jury of approximately 60 Automotive Journalists from the Unites States and Canada. These jurors come together to determine the 2018 North American car, utility vehicle, and truck finalists and winners.
2018 NACTOY Award Winners:
- Car- 2018 Honda Accord
- Utility Vehicle- 2018 Volvo XC60
- NACTOY Truck- 2018 Lincoln Navigator
*We honor excellence in innovation, design, safety, performance, driver satisfaction, and value in the automotive industry.
Mark Phelan – NACTOY President
Auto Critic & Columnist, Detroit Free Press
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The 2018 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards were presented this week to a trio of vehicles deemed by more than 60 journalist jurors from the US. and Canada (full disclosure: I am a juror) to be best in their respective classes, three vehicles that each went up against two other finalists in the category.
By Lou Ann Hammond
DETROIT, Michigan (January 15, 2018) The all-new Volvo XC60 luxury compact SUV is the 2018 North American Utility of the Year™, the second Volvo in three years to win the coveted award after the XC90 won in 2016. The announcement was made today during a press conference at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
By Lou Ann Hammond
Lincoln Navigator wins North American Truck of the Year #NACTOY #Lincoln #NAIAS #AutoShows
All-new Lincoln Navigator is North American Truck of the Year – as awarded by a jury of U.S. and Canadian journalists. This marks the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured North American Car, Truck or Utility of the Year honors.
By Lou Hammond
The all-new 2018 Honda Accord, the 10th generation of America’s most popular car, has earned the prestigious 2018 North American Car of the Year award.
By Javier Mota
Editor in Chief
The Honda Accord, Volvo XC60, and Lincoln Navigator were crowned winners of the 2018 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards at the 2018 North American International Auto Show.
Watch this video promo introducing the 2018 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year finalists and then get ready for the big reveal of the 2018 NACTOY winners on January 15, 2018 at the North American International Auto Show. Learn more at northamericancaroftheyear.org!