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Cars.com Announces ‘Best of’ Awards

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Cars.com has announced the winners of its annual ‘Best Of’ Awards. The awards by both automakers and car shoppers include six different categories: Eco-Friendly Car of the Year, Family Car of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year, Most Fun-to-Drive Car of the Year and the site’s highest honors, Best Pickup Truck of 2018 and Best of 2018. The 2018 Best of Awards mark the eighth year of the awards program.  The highest honor, Best of 2018, went to the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. “Volkswagen found a winning formula with its 2018 Atlas,” said Jennifer Newman, Cars.com’s editor-in-chief. “The three-row SUV does what few can: comfortably haul seven adults and plenty of cargo. And despite its large size, this SUV’s driving dynamics are nimbler than expected. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas delivers on its promise of utility without any compromises.”Winners in each category, as determined by Cars.com’s panel of vehicle and industry experts, are (all model-year 2018):Best of 2018: Volkswagen AtlasBest Pickup Truck of 2018: Chevrolet Colorado ZR2Eco-Friendly Car of the Year: Chevrolet Bolt EV Family Car of the Year: Chrysler PacificaLuxury Car of the Year: Audi A4Most Fun-to-Drive Car of the Year: Volkswagen Golf GTI“From an off-road pickup truck to a luxury sedan, and even a family hauler, this year’s crop of award winners truly represents the best of the best across an array of segments, shopper needs and lifestyle types,” Newman said.Winners were announced at Cars.com’s 2018 Best of Awards Show, an annual event during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Cars.com experts consider three key criteria for every car tested: quality, innovation and value; for pickup trucks, the criteria are power, capability and value. These are all assets that experts consider requirements for a well-rounded, award-worthy vehicle.
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NIADA Signs Data Analytics Firm

NIADA Signs Data Analytics Firm

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association has contracted with Kenneth Shilson and Subprime Analytics to provide analytical services for the association's 16,000 members.Subprime Analytics is a...

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