Earth, Wind & Power Car of the Year Awards
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Earth, Wind & Power Media names the 2013 Earth, Wind & Power Car and Truck of the Year (EWP) for Most Earth Friendly vehicles.
Earth, Wind & Power Car of the Year
2013 Dodge Dart Review | Press Release
Earth, Wind & Power Truck of the Year
2013 Mazda CX-5 Review | Press Release
In response to the acceleration and urgency of global warming and climate change, automakers are taking swift action by reducing their energy consumption through the use of earth friendly power supplies, thereby producing more fuel efficient vehicles and upgrading to cleaner power sources such as hybrids, electric, diesel, flex-fuel and ethanol.
“With climate change and dependence on foreign oil a major concern, more people than ever are turning to fuel-efficient or alternative powered vehicles,” said Courtney Caldwell, founder of the EWP Awards, now in its 5th year. “It’s become of vital interest to consumers, automakers, and the future of the Earth to produce vehicles that are compatible with our planet.”
The Dodge Dart was named the 2013 Earth, Wind & Power Car of the Year. Accepting the award for the Dodge Dart was Reid Bigland, President and CEO, Dodge Brand.
"We are honored to accept this award that recognizes the Dodge Dart’s environmental friendliness and fuel economy of up to 41 miles per gallon.” said Reid Bigland, President CEO – Dodge Brand. “In addition to its excellent fuel economy, the all-new Dodge Dart offers features and benefits never before offered in a compact car, the interior room of a mid-size car and class-leading technology, style and safety, and a starting price of just $15,995."
Read Dodge Dart Review
The 2013 Mazda CX-5 earned top honors as the 2013 Earth, Wind & Power Truck of the Year. Accepting the award on behalf of Mazda was president and CEO, Jim O'Sullivan.
Read Mazda CX-5 Review
Bridgestone, longtime lead sponsor and supporter of the EWP and ICOTY Awards, recognizes the consumer-product relationship as critical to vehicle success.
“Bridgestone is proud to support the Earth, Wind & Power Car of the Year awards, and applauds the efforts of these automakers that like our company demonstrate a strong commitment to innovative technology,” said Michael Martini, president, Consumer OE, Bridgestone Americas. “Through the combined efforts of everyone in the auto industry, and led by automakers like those being recognized today, we will continue to meet and exceed the demands of the motoring public.”
"We would like to thank Bridgestone Tire for sponsoring the 2013 Earth, Wind & Power Car of the Year Awards," said founder Courtney Caldwell. Their continued annual support has allowed us to honor automakers for vehicles designed and engineered with power sources that contribute to a healthier and cleaner environment.
About Earth, Wind & Power Media – The goal of EWP Media (blog, website and awards) is to educate, enlighten, and empower consumers about alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, water and other natural resources so they can make informed decisions on which energy and fuel efficient vehicles to buy, improve and change their living habits. EWP aims to help educate consumers on where to find and how to use the tools necessary to convert their everyday lives into an organic and balanced state of living with and on our one and only planet.
The mission of the EWP Awards is to honor vehicles that are driven by a power source that helps improve climate change by reducing the amount of CO2 emissions poured into the Earth’s atmosphere, promote a cleaner environment, and support the ultimate mission to achieve energy independence through alternative power sources. Vehicles are judged on their progress and ability to futher reduce greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere.
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