2015 Overall Winner
Kia Soul EV, winner of the 2015 Canadian Green Car Award.
- Kia Soul EV Wins 2015 Canadian Green Car Award press release: English | French
- 2015 Canadian Green Car Award Finalists Announced press release: English | French
- 2014 overall winner press release
- 2014 category winners press release
- 2014 nominees press release
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Criteria & Forms
In line with other global green car awards, vehicles are nominated by the judges rather than entered by manufacturers. This ensures that every vehicle meeting basic entry criteria is considered, making the Award a better guide for car buyers.
Category winners will be selected through a combination of factual data and judges’ assessments based on test drives, experience and manufacturers’ information. Nominated manufacturers can provide their information using this Spec Sheet:
2015 Categories Winners
Battery Electric: Kia Soul EV (Specs)
Plug-in Hybrid: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid (Specs)
Hybrid: Honda Accord Hybrid (Specs)
Efficient Gasoline or Diesel Internal Combustion: Volkswagen Golf TDI (Specs)
Efficient Three-Row Vehicle: Kia Rondo (Specs)
Fun Car: Mini Cooper S (Specs)
The 14 judges, some of the top automotive journalists in Canada, include:
Senior writer and columnist for the Globe and Mail's Drive section, and his online, print and TV work has appeared in Canada and around the world.
Co-owner and chief editor of l’Annuel de l’automobile and L’Annuel de l’auto d’occasion; regular contributor to Summum magazine, History TV, Cogeco, RPM and Radio-Canada.
Editor of MSN Autos Canada (msn.com/en-us/autos), and writes car reviews, previews, and stories on technology and innovation.
Writes for the Sun Media Group.
Environmental specialist; writes vehicle and product reviews as well as the Green Wheels column in the Toronto Star’s Wheels section.
Senior writer and columnist of the Auto section for La Presse, La Presse +, Le Soleil, Le Nouvelliste, Le Droit, Le Quotidien, La Tribune, La Voix de l’Est. Also information manager for L’Annuel de l’Automobile.
Brendan McAleer is an independent automotive writer and photographer based out of North Vancouver who contributes regularly to various print and online sources.
Driving editor at the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province, and writes an electric-vehicle blog for the Sun called Driving… Unplugged.
Regular senior contributor to The Driver and Metroland Media, as well as Urban Male Magazine on all manner of vehicles, technology and innovation.