MyPerfectAutomobile Reviews the Shanghai Auto Show, the SAE Tech award, and Canada’s Green Car of the Year competition.

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MyPerfectAutomobile has fresh updates from the ongoing Shanghai Auto Show, plus a roundup of this past week’s automotive awards, which included the Lotus Evora Hybrid winning the SAE Tech honors, and Ford’s Fusion Hybrid being named Canada’s Green Car of the Year.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in is on display in Shanghai

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in is on display in Shanghai

Porsche’s Panamera S E-Hybrid is the automaker’s first plug-in model.

Shanghai Auto Show Preview

This week's Shanghai Auto Show features the debut of dozens of new cars from a variety of global automakers. Besides the much-anticipated Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Porsche’s first-ever plug-in, Shanghai will witness the unveiling of the Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA crossover, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 (fiftieth anniversary edition), and two versions of the 2015 Audi A3. For the complete story, see:

Lotus Evora Hybrid Gets SAE Tech Award

The Lotus Evora 414E hybrid car has captured the prestigious SAE World Congress Tech Award for 2013. The award was handed out at the World Congress event at Detroit's Cobo Center. The automaker’s range-extender hybrid was lauded by Automotive Engineering International Magazine editors (an SAE publication) for its practicality, contribution to the industry as a whole, design innovation and engineering achievements. In a statement from the magazine’s editorial director, Kevin Post, the Evora 414E drew high praise for its, “…unique combination of a multimode virtual seven-speed shift, torque-vectoring stability control, and energy and power management optimization schemes.” For the complete story, see:

Ford Fusion Hybrid is Canada’s Green Car of the Year

Ford’s Fusion Hybrid has taken the first annual Canadian Green Car of the Year trophy, awarded by the Automobile Journalists of Canada. The U.S. automaker’s Canada product marketing manager, Steve Ross, noted that Ford was extremely honored to accept the first such award by AJOC, in a competition that rates entrants based upon not only clean emissions and fuel economy but also the amount of recycled materials used in a car. In addition, carmakers who build vehicles in green assembly facilities are given credit for that achievement as well. All those factors are tallied up for each car in order to decide on a winner. For the complete story, see:

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