2017 Detroit auto show: Chevy Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline win top honors

See previous winners of the prestigious annual awards

DETROIT - The North American car, truck and utility vehicle of the year awards are being handed out Monday morning at the 2017 Detroit auto show. 

Winners include: 

Car of the year: Chevy Bolt EV 

Utility of the year: Chrysler Pacifica

Truck of the year: Honda Ridgeline

See winners of past NACTOY awards here. Watch Monday morning's full presentation above (awards start at 17:45). 

Finalists

The winners of the prestigious 2017 awards were announced Monday morning at Cobo Hall in Detroit as the North American International Auto Show got underway. 

Three finalists in each category were narrowed down from 44 semifinalists. Winners were selected by 60 automotive journalists. Nominees must be new or substantially changed to qualify. 

The Bolt was up against the Genesis G90 and the Volvo S90 for car of the year. 

The Ridgeline beat out the Ford F-Series Super Duty and the Nissan Titan for truck of the year. 

And the Pacifica beat the Jaguar F-Pace and the Mazda CX-9 in the newly created utility of the year category. 

GM CEO Mary Barra congratulated the Bolt team. 

 

 

Autoblog called the Ridgeline's win a "surprise." 

 

 

Windsor celebrated the Pacifica win, which is built in their city:

 

 

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