Selected with input from the faculty at MIT, the NEMPA Yankee Cup is awarded each year to a vehicle, automotive feature or system that significantly enhances the motoring experience, whether by making driving safer, more cost-efficient or simply more enjoyable.
Toyota accepted the award at NEMPAs sixth annual conference and banquet, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab in Cambridge.
NEMPA talked with some of these companies and were assured only a few slight tweaks were needed to adapt the programs to teen drives.
NEMPA went looking for sponsors, and the first with a positive response were the Massachusetts Auto Dealers Association.
The members of NEMPA assessed various vehicles during the winter months to determine which ones prove their ability and agility in some of the toughest driving conditions and in one of the most densely populated and geographically distinct regions in America.
Mike O'Brien, vice president of Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America, said, 'These awards from NEMPA highlights Hyundai's commitment to excellence in our growing CUV lineup.
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president and editor at BestRide.com, Craig Fitzgerald, said, 'To take an award in this incredibly competitive class, the Infiniti QX60 offered New England drivers the strongest possible combination of design, capability, technology, function and price.