Mondeo is Scotland’s car of the year

Ford’s new Mondeo has been awarded the accolade of Scottish Car of the Year for 2007.

The automaker picked up the overall prize from the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers in addition to taking the gong for being the best vehicle for families.

Ford has enjoyed a storied history with the awards show, picking up the overall prize in 1998 for the Ford Focus as well as the S-MAX winning Scottish MPV of 2006.

Speaking on behalf of the company, Ford of Europe vice present of communication and public affairs Ian Slater commented that he was "thrilled" with the result.

"Winning the family car category further underlines that Ford is hitting the right target markets and I would like to thank the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers for the two awards," he said.

The first Mondeo was first made available to consumers in 1993.


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