The Women’s World Car of the Year is now present in 43 countries and on five continents.
Motoring journalist Hanne Hattrem has joined the international Women’s World Car of the Year team, the only car awards panel in the world comprised entirely of women who are experts in their field.
Her inclusion now means WWCOTY reaches 43 countries and Hanne and 59 motoring female journalists. Hanne Hattrem brings a wealth of experience to the mix.
She started working as a journalist for Norwegian Automobile Federations magazine Motor in 1988. Her background was from sports journalism, but she gradually learned about cars and since she has had a consumer oriented mindset in writing about cars.
She was in Motor for 11 years and has since worked for several publications, and for VG -Norway’s largest newspaper- as a motor journalist since 2004. She mainly work for the premium content department, VG+ (and print paper).
«The cars and the car industry’s transformation is really big and interesting. Lucky for me Norway is among the leading -or maybe “the leading»- country in transformation to electric cars. It is an interesting journey and a pleasure to work with it. I enjoy being on the road, on my own or with motoring colleagues on test drives – and I also enjoy working in the office at VG, together with leading journalists in many fields», Hanne Hattrem says.
Regarding her incorporation to WWCOTY, she declares «I am honored to be asked being a juror an then have the chance to be a voice in it».