The annual awards season runs from May 1st to April 30th.
September 6, 2022
Official launch of The Road to World Car 2023.
The Road to World Car 2023 is an annual journey that follows 100+ of our international jurors as they test-drive, and vote on, the eligible vehicles for the 2023 awards season.
September 2022 to January 2023
Jurors test-drive the 20223 eligible vehicles.
November 13 - 16, 2022
8th L.A. Test Drives in Pasadena, California that coincides with press day at the L.A. auto show – Thursday, November 17, 2022.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Deadline: first vote round
Tuesday, February 7, 2023: World Car Finals - The Countdown Begins
KPMG announces top ten finalists in WCOTY; and top five finalists in World Luxury, World Performance Car, World Urban Car, the new World Electric Vehicle of the Year as well as the World Car Design of the Year.
Second round of test-drives and voting begins.
Tuesday, February 7 – Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Second and final round: jurors have two weeks to test-drive finalists prior to voting.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Winner - 2023 PERSON of the Year announced.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Deadline: all jurors’ ballots submitted for overall winners.
Tuesday, March 7, 2023: World Car Finals - Top Three in the World