Because World Car of the Year jury members are men, women have decided to creat their own competition.Judging for the Women’s World Car Of The Year (WWCOTY) is complete and 2013 winner is Ford Fiesta 1.0l Eco-Boost.First edition of this competition was in 2009.
“Women pack powerful purchasing power, representing a huge market opportunity. The fact that a respected panel of published and specialist women motoring writers selected the Ford Fiesta 1.0l EcoBoost is a significant accolade as we work to design, develop and market our vehicles, technologies and services in a way that captures the attention of this very influential buying group.”Chief Judge Sandy Myhre said.
Jury members for this competition are from all over the world with Sandy Myhre from New Zealand as a chief judge, followed by Caroline Carver from United Kingdom, Helene Griffiths- South Africa,Regina Chan-Canada,Renuka Kirpalani-India,Liz Swanton-Australia,Lou Hammond- United States of America,Charlene Clarke-South Africa,Sue Baker-United Kingdom,Lauren Fix-United States of America,Vicki Butler-Henderson-United Kingdom,Jill Mcintosh-Canada,Alicia Ryzewski-Argentina,Jacqui Madelin- New Zealand,Geraldine Herbert-Ireland,Holly Reich-USA,Karla Pincott-Australia,Xu Qian-China.
The official results in each category are:
Economy Car: 1st – Ford Fiesta 1.0l EcoBoost
2nd – Kia Forte
3rd – Toyota Prius
Sports Car: 1st – Porsche Boxster S
2nd – Audi RS5
3rd – Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ
Luxury Car: 1st – Range Rover
2nd – Mercedes Benz SL550
3rd – BMW 6 Series
SUV: 1st – Mazda CX5
2nd – Hyundai Sante Fe
3rd – Nissan Pathfinder
Family Car: 1st – Audi Allroad
2nd – Volkswagen Golf
3rd – BMW 3 Series
The presentation of the trophies and certificates will take place this year in London at the beginning of October.