It was in todays paper here in New Jersey. " Chevrolet Avalanche, and Ford Thunderbird win 2002 Interior of the Year awards." These awards were given by Auto Interiors Magazine. The judging was based on the following criteria: Appearance, Functionality, Innovation, and overall impression of the vehicle in motion and at rest. The other finalists in the truck catagory were the Lincoln Blackwood, and the Honda CR-V. The winners and finalists will all be profiled in an upcoming issue of Auto Interiors Magazine. The Magazine also recognized the suppliers for the components of the winners. The write up on the magazine states that the magazine was launched in Jan. of 94. It is a monthly publication serving the automotive interiors industry. Now thats cool! First the Av. gets Truck of the Year, now an Interior award. Can't wait to see the Ford Truck Boys at work !