Thursday, October 16, 2014
CAGI Completes Testfest in Search for Philippines' 2014-2015 Car of the Year and Truck of the Year
The Car Awards Group, Inc. (CAGI) has completed its annual testfest in search for the 2014-2015 Car of the Year – Philippines and 2014-2015 Truck of the Year – Philippines. Over 60 vehicles enlisted in the three-day event which was held last October 6-8 at the Filinvest City in Alabang.
Contenders from BAIC, BYD, Chevrolet, Ford, Foton, Honda, Haima, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, MINI, Nissan, Peugeot, Rolls-Royce, Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen were made available for both qualitative and quantitative testing.
Aside from the much-coveted Car of the Year – Philippines and Truck of the Year - Philippines titles, winners for the following categories will also be awarded: Basic Subcompact; Subcompact, Premium Subcompact; Compact Car, Executive Car, Luxury Compact Car; Ultra-Luxury Car, Subcompact Crossover; Compact Crossover; Large Crossover; Compact SUV; Midsize SUV; Pick-up 4x2; Pick-up 4x4; Subcompact MPV; Compact MPV; and Large MPV/Van. The entries that top their respective classes then become the candidates for COTY-P and TOTY-P.
The 2014-2015 testing season is open to all “all-new” or “significantly updated” vehicles launched to the local market from October 2013 to October 2014. For purposes of definition, “significantly updated” refers to vehicles that have had significant mechanical or electronic changes to the powertrain, drivetrain, suspension or activity systems that affect the way they drive or operate.
Since its beginnings in 2004, CAGI has been giving a decade’s worth of awards to the most outstanding vehicles available in the market, and in the process, has been raising consumer awareness by enabling them to make informed choices.
The 2014-2015 Car of the Year Philippines is supported by Caltex with Techron, Filinvest City Alabang, the Manila International Auto Show, Worldbex Services International, SpeedLab, AAP, Brother’s Burger, Victoria Court, Team Spyder, MG Madrid & Company, Icubus Solutions and Winner Graphics.
CarGuide.PH is a non-participating member of the Car Awards Group, Inc.