VW Golf is called 'World Car of the Year'

Posted on Friday, 10 April 2009 , 20:04:11 byEmil

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VW Golf is called 'World Car of the Year'

Volkswagen's strongly revised hatchback Golf is called 'World Car of the Year' in the morning at the International Auto Show in New York. A panel of car journalists worldwide selected this Golf over the other new autos debuted for this year model year.The Golf, that revives a North American discontinued name, just made its introduction for the market at the show in New York. 'It is a tremendous honor for Volkswagen to have its global best selling model, the Golf, named the 2009 World Car of the Year' affirmed Stefan Jacoby, the President/CEO, Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Though not a one hundred % new car - Golf is a heavy redskin more like of the outgoing unit - the merits of the new auto were enough obviously for winning over 25 countries journalists panel. Stefan Jacoby, the President and CEO, Volkswagen of America, affirmed 'This is a great way to kick-off the new Golf here in America. We’re excited for the arrival of the sixth generation Golf, which will be in Volkswagen showrooms later this year. Simply put, we believe this is the best Golf ever'.