Henny Hemmes The Auto Channel's Senior European Editor Appointed World Car of the Year Jurist
AUTO CENTRAL - December 9, 2012: Henny Hemmes, The Auto Channel’s senior European editor, has been installed as a juror for the World Car Awards. The WCA is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world for the election of the World Car of the Year (WCOTY).
Henny is part of the 7-member international correspondent panel. In total, the judging panel consists of 64 international automotive journalists from all continents. The contest celebrated its inaugural year in 2005, Since 2006, the jurors also elect the World Car Design of the Year, the World Performance Car and the World Green Car.
Henny will publish her test drives and her evaluation of the contenders for the 2013 World Car Awards here on The Auto Channel, with the articles concerning nominees identified with the WCA/WCOTY logo.
2013 World Car Awards - Overall World Car of the Year Nominees
Aston Martin Vanquish
BMW 1 Series Three Door / Hatchback
BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe
Citroen C4 Aircross
Dodge Dart / Fiat Viaggio
Dodge Ram 1500
Ford Escape / Kuga
Hyundai Santa Fe
Kia Carens / Rondo
Kia Cerato / K3 / Forte
Kia Quoris / K9
Land Rover Range Rover
Nissan Note / Versa
Porsche Boxster / Cayman
Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86 / Toyota 86
Tesla Model S
2013 World Car Awards - Timeline
First round of voting to determine the Top Ten World Car and World Performance Car finalists.
January 31, 2013
Top ten World Car and World Performance Car finalists announced
Top five World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year announced.
February 1 11, 2013
Jurors final round of voting on finalists to determine winners for:
World Car of the Year
World Green Car
World Performance Car
World Design of the Year
February 11 16, 2013
KPMG tabulates vote results
March 5, 2013
Top Three finalists in all categories announced at the Geneva International Motor Show.
March 28, 2013
All World Car award winners announced at New York International Auto Show.