Names Impala and Silverado As Best 2014 Car And Truck

Silverado and Impala
2014 Silverado and Impala with the Detroit skyline

Chevrolet garnered another awards sweep this week at the North American International Auto Show. named the Impala sedan and the Silverado full-size pickup as its Best Car and Best Truck of 2014.

The awards presented each January during the NAIAS.

The Corvette and the Silverado also sweeped the best car and truck of the year as selected by the Automotive Press Association.

The nominees’ attention to innovation, quality and value influences the vehicles chosen. Each category has six nominees.

“Winning just one of these awards for an automaker is pretty tough, given the high number of quality cars and trucks that debut each year,” said Patrick Olsen, editor-in-chief of “For Chevrolet to grab both awards shows the depth of their ability to build desirable vehicles.”

The Silverado, completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, earned high marks for its chassis strength, redesigned interior and MyLink connected infotainment system.

“Winning these awards is a huge honor for Chevrolet,” said Alan Batey, General Motors senior vice president of Global Chevrolet. “The fact that the top vehicle in both these categories is a Chevrolet speaks volumes about the strength of our entire portfolio.”

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