Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado named 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado were named the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year today morning at a news conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The winners were chosen by a jury of 49 automotive journalists from the United States and Canada with jury giving the Stingray 211 points, while the Mazda3 got 185 and the Cadillac CTS 94 points.

It was the sixth car win for General Motors and second for Corvette, which won the title also in 1998.

In the truck category, Silverado got 219 points, followed by Jeep Cherokee with 174 and the Acura MDX with just 97 points.

It was the fourth truck win for General Motors and second for Silverado with a title also from 2007.

North American Car and Truck of the Year awards are now in their 21st year and during that time the domestic automakers have won North American Car of the Year 12 times. European automakers four times and Japanese automakers three times.

Domestic automakers have won North American Truck of the Year title has been won by domestic automakers 14 times. Japanese automakers have won it four times and European automakers three times.


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