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2009 ICOTY Awards
2009 International Car of the Year Awards

The votes are in, and the 13th Annual International Car of the Year Awards have announced the winners of the 2009 International Car and Truck of the Year. Held January 10, 2009 at the MGM Grand Detroit, the ICOTY Awards was the stage for the debut of the Earth, Wind & Power Awards (EWP) that honored the most environmentally-friendly car and truck of the year.

Along with the ICOTY and EWP Awards, the second annual EARTH ANGEL Award was presented to the most environmentally-progressive automaker and ROAD & TRAVEL Magazine presented its sixth annual Lifetime Legend Award. Use the logos below to read more about the award recipients.

- Award Categories -

International Car of the Year Awards

2009 International Car of the Year
Nissan GT-R

2009 International Truck of the Year
Dodge Ram 1500

presenting inaugural
Earth, Wind & Power Awards

Most Earth-Friendly Car of the Year
Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Most Earth-Friendly Truck of the Year 
Ford Escape Hybrid  

2nd Annual
Earth Angel Award

Most Environmentally Friendly Automaker 
Honda Motor Company



6th Annual
Lifetime Achievement Award

Warren Brown
Automotive Columnist, The Washington Post

Sponsored by
Ford Motor Company

2009 ICOTY Awards Links