Volkswagen Golf wins another Car of the Year award

Our Car of the Year named North American Car of the Year.

Volkswagen Golf wins another Car of the Year award - Worthy winner of the North American Car of the Year - 2015 Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI.

Last month we proudly handed over our 2014 Behind the Wheel Car of the Year award over to the Volkswagen Golf, now another major car of the year award has come the way of the VW offering.

A team of 60 North American automotive journalists have just named the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Golf GTI as the North American Car of the Year at the Detroit Motor Show.

A thrilled Michael Horn, CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America, welcomed the major recognition.

“Volkswagen is thrilled to start 2015 with the Golf and Golf GTI taking home the incredible North American Car of the Year title,”

“This award highlights our achievements and hard work in the past year, and we are confident that the Golf family will continue to pave the way for the brand in the year ahead.”

Congratulations go to Volkswagen for another major award, find out why we judged the Volkswagen Golf as our best car of 2014.

Joel Helmes

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Joel Helmes

Joel is the founder, editor and managing director of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director. Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.