At its annual awards dinner, held on May 29 at the MIT Media Lab and sponsored by AAA of Southern New England, Chrysler and Nissan, NEMPA honored remarkable three individuals for their contributions to the automotive industry and awarded trophies to 17 outstanding vehicles.
The Yankee Cup, presented each year by NEMPA, with input from MIT’s automotive engineering faculty, to a “feature or system that significantly enhances the motoring experience, whether by making driving safer, more cost-efficient or simply more enjoyable.” For the first time, the Yankee Cup has been awarded to an entire vehicle—and a truck, at that: […]
Automakers & Media celebrate 15 years of awards and 25 years of NEMPA
DEARBORN, Mich., May 11, 2012 – The 2013 Ford Fusion has earned the Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance from the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) in conjunction with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum.
Gala dinner at MIT toasts and roasts summer & winter winners
BOSTON- New Englanders are a hardy lot, used to fast-changing, often treacherous winter weather, but the Yankee spirit doesn’t get slowed down by white stuff or a hard freeze. Every February, New England’s expert automotive journalists come together to evaluate the vehicles best able to cope with the mix of terrain and mercurial conditions our […]