Ford, Hyundai Win Top Wheels Honors

Ford F-150, Hyundai Genesis named top 2009 vehicles
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2009 1:53 AM CST
Ford, Hyundai Win Top Wheels Honors
Ford's regional president poses next to the Ford F-150 truck, which was named 2009 North American Truck of the Year.   (AP Photo/Gary Malerba)

(Newser) – Here's some good news for ailing Detroit: The redesigned Ford F-150 was named North America's Truck of the Year yesterday by a team of journalists who preferred its design, handling, drive and value to the other finalists, the Dodge Ram and Mercedez ML320. Korean automakers clinched their first victory with the Hyundai Genesis, which was named Car of the Year, reports the Detroit News.
(Read more automaker stories.)

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