Ford Fusion Hybrid And Transit Connect Crowned North American Car And Truck Of The Year

News I By Steven J. Ewing I January 11, 2010

It’s no secret that the Ford Motor Company has been putting out some rather good products as of late, especially throughout 2009. All this hard work has paid off, too — the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Transit Connect have just been named North American Car and Truck Of The Year.

The Fusion Hybrid is a stylish family sedan with a high-quality interior, good driving dynamics, and the ability to achieve up to 41 miles per gallon in the city, making it the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan in America.

Transit Connect, Ford’s latest work van, has been on sale overseas for years, and we’re pretty psyched that this useful little vehicle takes top honors this early into its American lifespan.

Congratulations, Ford. We speak for the majority of the automotive media when we say that we can’t wait to see what the future holds.

The Guide to Road Racing: Winding Road Magazine's ultimate guide to getting your start in racing.

Table of Contents

Related Articles

RIP: Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon

After Mercedes-Benz dropped the legendary M279 V12, another date we were told would come: the Mercedes-Benz Station Wagon will cease to exist (in 2030).

February 01, 2023
Mario Andretti’s F1 Title Winning Lotus up for Auction

The auction firm has announced another banger: Mario Andretti’s 1978 John Player Special Lotus-Cosworth Type 79

February 01, 2023
Tesla to Pump $3.6 Billion into Gigafactory Nevada

Tesla has announced a further $3.6 Billion investment into the automakers Gigafactory plant in Nevada, adding 3,000 new jobs & two new factories.

January 27, 2023
Customer Racing Z06 GT3.R Unveiled

Chevrolet unveiled the 2024 Corvette Z06 GT3.R race car Friday at Daytona International Speedway, a year prior to its official competition debut.

January 27, 2023
Industry First: Mercedes-Benz Achieves SAE Level 3 Certification

Mercedes-Benz has announced its DRIVE PILOT conditional autonomous driving system has been authorized for use on public roads, beginning in Nevada.

January 27, 2023

EMAIL SIGN UP

Get the latest driving and racing news straight to your inbox.

no thanks

Begin typing your search above and press return to search.