“Simply the Best...truck” (#1602)

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Drew Winter, WardsAuto World, Lindsay Brooke, Automotive Engineering International. Topic: North American Truck of the Year.

About the same time the great Tina Turner made the phrase “Simply the Best” household words, a group known as NACTOY was creating its own “best.” But this one – built by 50 veteran automotive journalists -- was a list of the top cars and trucks released in North America that year. Since then, every December that jury narrows its list to three candidates and prepares to crown the winner of the North American Car & Truck of the Year at Detroit’s International Auto Show in January. On this week’s Autoline, founding member John McElroy is joined by two of his NACTOY colleagues to talk about the top trucks, SUVs & Crossovers of the year and to predict the winner of this year’s North American Truck of the Year.