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November 14, 2013

New York Auto Show and World Car Awards
Agree to 5-Year Alliance   


2013 World Car of the Year Finalists at NYIAS 
The New York International Automobile Show (NYIAS) and
World Car Awards (WCA) are pleased to announce a five-year alliance that will keep the prestigious Awards program in New York City through 2018.


The agreement marks the formalizing of an eight-year relationship between WCA and NYIAS that has seen the program grow to become the premier global automotive award of its kind. 


Under the new agreement, the groups will continue to co-sponsor and co-host the World Car Awards. The new deal ensures that the World Car Awards will remain at the New York International Automobile Show and marks the continuation of a relationship that dates back to 2006, when the Awards were first presented in the United States. 


"We are thrilled to continue our long-standing relationship with the World Car Awards," said Mark Schienberg, president of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, which owns and operates the Show.  "Often described as the world's capital, New York City is the perfect venue for such a prestigious global awards program."
Gerry Malloy, president of World Car Awards, said, "Our 10th anniversary is the perfect occasion to formalize the relationship with the New York Auto Show.  Over the next five years we can increase the impact of our program as an integral and much anticipated part of the New York Auto Show's important press preview week activities.  The New York Auto Show's renewed and expanded commitment to the World Car Awards will help us grow and build the World Car brand, now the number one awards program in the world."
The date for the 2014 World Car Awards at the New York International Automobile Show is Thursday, April 17.

As always,under the guidance of its Steering Committee of Automotive Journalists, WCA will be solely responsible for the selection of winners and the running of the WCA adjudication process.    
Four World Car Awards Categories
*    World Car of the Year
*    World Luxury Car of the Year
*    World Performance  Car
*    World Green Car 
*    World Car Design of the Year  

The World Car Awards is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world. The program is dedicated to ensuring that it is carried out with the utmost objectivity, credibility, and integrity.  WCA has no affiliation with, nor is it in any way influenced by any publication, automaker, or other commercial enterprise. It is administered by a non-profit corporation, under the guidance of a Steering Committee of distinguished automotive journalists from Asia, Europe, and North America.

In that way, it draws on the experience and expertise already developed by various other award programs throughout the world. 
2014 Auto Show Dates
Press Preview:  Wednesday, April 16 & Thursday, April 17
Public Show Dates:  Friday, April 18 - Sunday, April 27


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