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Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator voted 2018 North American Car and Truck of the Year

The big winners of the annual Detroit International Auto Show are here.

It was announcedMonday morning that the Honda Accord was voted Car of the Year, the Volvo XC60 Utility of the Year, and the Lincoln Navigator Truck of the Year.

The winners were voted on by a panel of more than 60 jurors, who made their picks based on "segment leadership, innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar."

2018 marks the third win in a row for Honda. The company won for best truck (Ridgeline) in 2017 and best car (Civic) in 2016.

The Lincoln Navigator, a luxury truck that NACTOY Juror Ron Sessions of the New York Daily News praised for its "dramatic update," starts at $72,055.

Emma is a communications specialist with the digital team at Michigan Radio. She works across all departments at Michigan Radio, with a hand in everything from digital marketing and fundraising to graphic design and website maintenance. She also produces the station's daily newsletter, The Michigan Radio Beat.
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