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The 10 Best Cars of Japan 2017 ~ 2018

The 10 Best Cars of Japan 2017 ~ 2018

It’s COTY (Car of the Year) time again in Japan and as a run-up to the announcement of the 2017-2018 winner in early December, the Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) committee has announced the 10 Best Cars of the Year. These 10 models are the finalists from a list […]

2016 – 2017 Japan Car of the Year

2016 – 2017 Japan Car of the Year

From 35 models nominated for the 2016 – 2017 Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) award, the latest Subaru Impreza (right) emerged the winner, the second time a model from the carmaker has received the top award in the event which goes back to 1980. The first award was won […]

Japan’s 10 Best Cars of the Year 2016 – 2017

Japan’s 10 Best Cars of the Year 2016 – 2017

Each year, the finalists for the Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) awards are selected in November and these are presented as the ’10 Best Cars’. This year, the ten models came from a nomination list of 35 models of Japanese brands as well as foreign brands. The selection is […]

Mazda MX-5 is the 2015-2016 Japan Car of the Year

Mazda MX-5 is the 2015-2016 Japan Car of the Year

Mazda has received another Japan Car of the Year title for its new MX-5 roadster, and this is the second consecutive year the company has collected the top award. This would be the sixth overall title in the Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) awards which started in 1980. In […]

Japan’s 10 Best Cars of the Year

Japan’s 10 Best Cars of the Year

As a preliminary process to selecting the Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY), the organisers pick 10 finalists which are listed as the 10 Best Cars of the Year. For the 2015-2016 JCOTY, 45 models were nominated, with 21 of them from non-Japanese carmakers. The selection of the 10 Best […]

All-new Mazda2 is ‘Japan Car of the Year 2014 – 2015’

All-new Mazda2 is ‘Japan Car of the Year 2014 – 2015’

[swf src=”http://www.motortrader.com.my/news/wp-content/uploads/images/2014/04/620x75MotorTrader.swf” width=620 height=75] The all-new Mazda2 (known as Demio in Japan) has been voted as the Japan Car of the Year 2014-2015 (JCOTY), giving Mazda its fifth overall award since the JCOTY event began in 1980. In fact, a Mazda model – the Familia/323 – was the very first […]

Volkswagen Golf Mk 7 is Japan’s Car of the Year!

Volkswagen Golf Mk 7 is Japan’s Car of the Year!

For the first time in the 33-year history of the Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) awards, a non-Japanese model has won the overall Car of the Year title and it is the Volkswagen Golf Mark 7. This is quite an incredible achievement for Volkswagen as an imported model sold […]

Mazda CX-5 is 2012-2013 Japan Car of the Year

Mazda CX-5 is 2012-2013 Japan Car of the Year

The Mazda CX-5 has been picked as Japan’s Car of the Year for 2012-2013, beating 9 other finalists for the coveted award. It is the fourth time that Mazda has won the overall award in the 22 years that the event has been run. It is also the first time […]