28 March 2024

Kia EV9 wins World Car of the Year

The Kia EV9 has won both the 2024 World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle titles, writes Brian Byrne. The win was revealed during the New York Auto Show.

The World Car of the Year Awards were established in 2003. The winners are chosen by a jury of 100 automotive journalists representing 29 countries.

The latest wins add to a list of other awards for the car, including the ‘Family Cars’ category of the Golden Steering Wheel Awards, the 2024 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, 'Best Premium SUV' at the 2023 Newsweek Autos Awards and Women’s Worldwide Car of the Year (WWCOTY).

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