2013 World Car Awards
Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:15 AM - Media Breakfast and Press Conference
Senior industry executives in the automotive industry will be on hand at the
Jacob Javits Center in NYC on Thursday, March 28th to celebrate the winners of
four coveted "World Car" awards:
World Car of the Year
World Green Car
World Performance Car
World Car Design of the Year
ASTON-MARTIN: Marek Reichman, Design Director
FERRARI: Marco Mattiacci, CEO Ferrari North America
JAGUAR: Ian Callum, Design Director
MAZDA: Ikuo Maeda, General Manager, Design Division, Mazda Motor Corporation;
and Derek Jenkins, Design Director, Mazda North American Operations.
MERCEDES-BENZ: Christoph Horn, Director Global Communications Mercedes-Benz
PORSCHE: Detlev von Platen, President and CEO, Porsche Cars North America
SCION: Doug Murtha, Scion North America
SUBARU: My Yoshinaga, President, Subaru North America
VOLKSWAGEN: Mr. Oliver Stefani, Lead Designer - Volkswagen AG, Alessandro
d'Ambrosio (Head of Inter-Brand Projects in design), and Mr Andreas Mindt
VOLVO: Hakan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo Car Group.
WHEN: Breakfast – 8:15 am; press conference - 9:00 am; photo ops and
interviews – 9:30 am
WHERE: New York International Auto Show, Special Events Hall, Level 1, Jacob
Javits Convention Center, 11th Ave & 39th Street, NYC.
WHAT: Winners' Announced – 2013 World Car of the Year Awards
1. World Car of the Year for 2013: top three finalists are the Mercedes-Benz
A-Class, the Porsche Boxster / Cayman, the Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86
/ GT 86 and the Volkswagen Golf
2. World Green Car for 2013: top three finalists are the Renault Zoe, the
Tesla Model S and the
Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.
3. World Performance Car for 2013: top three finalists are the Ferrari
F12berlinetta, the Porsche Boxster / Cayman, the Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ /
Toyota 86 / GT 86
4. World Car Design of the Year for 2013: top three finalists are the Aston
Martin Vanquish, the Jaguar F-Type and the Mazda6.
WHY? The World Car of the Year Awards were established in 2003 to reflect
the truly global nature of the 21st-century automotive business and, at the
same time, recognize and reward automotive excellence on a global scale.
INFORMATION : Beth Rhind, Executive Manager, Cell: 905-375-5145. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.wcoty.com.
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/PRNewswire -- March 25, 2013/
SOURCE New York International Auto Show
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