Consumer Guide(R) Automotive To Announce New Car and Truck Awards at 2007 Chicago Auto Show

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Consumer Guide(R) Automotive, the definitive source for new and used car reviews, will unveil its annual selections for the Most Significant New Car and Truck Introductions at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show, which will take place at McCormick Place February 9 through 18. The award winners -- representing the best overall new or redesigned car and truck being introduced at the show -- will be announced on February 8 and will be available on Consumer Guide's Web site at ConsumerGuideAuto.HowStuffWorks.com.

The winning vehicles will represent the best overall new or completely redesigned car and truck introduced at the Chicago Auto Show this year, as determined by Consumer Guide. Consumer Guide's expert editors will assign points based on a vehicle's innovative features and overall consumer value. The winning car and truck will be those with the highest number of points.

"Assisting consumers with finding the right vehicle for their specific needs is our priority," said Consumer Guide Automotive Associate Publisher, Kirk Bell. "By distinguishing the most significant new car and truck introductions at the largest consumer auto show in the United States, we will help in-market buyers identify a vehicle worthy of consideration."

Revered for providing expert insight and objective reports for more than 35 years, Consumer Guide Automotive's staff test-drives more than 200 new vehicles annually. Consumer Guide Automotive has published authoritative, consumer-oriented reviews of new and used vehicles since 1967 and releases its Best Buy and Recommended Awards annually. Award winners for 2007 can be found at http://consumerguideauto.howstuffworks.com/.

About Consumer Guide(R) Automotive

Consumer Guide Automotive has produced new- and used-vehicle reviews since 1967, earning the trust of its readers with authoritative, objective reports that spotlight the best values in cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs. A division of Lincolnwood, Illinois-based Publications International, Ltd., Consumer Guide Automotive produces Car & Truck Test, the nation's most complete new- vehicle buying guide. Consumer Guide also publishes the award-winning Collectible Automobile(R) magazine and a variety of automotive hardcover titles. Consumer Guide Automotive's content is published exclusively on the Internet by HowStuffWorks and can be found online at ConsumerGuideAuto.HowStuffWorks.com.

About HowStuffWorks

Founded in 1999, HowStuffWorks is an online publishing company that provides objective, credible and useful information for people to learn about the world around them. The company's award-winning Web site attracts millions of unique visitors each month and is the source for in-depth, easy-to- understand explanations on hundreds of topics ranging from science and technology to health and electronics. In 2005, HowStuffWorks became the exclusive online publisher for Publications International Ltd., Consumer Guide and Mobil Travel Guide. HowStuffWorks is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and is a subsidiary of The Convex Group, a media and technology company. For more information, visit www.HowStuffWorks.com.

Source: Consumer Guide Automotive

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