Chevrolet's Volt also took home a trophy. The extended-range hybrid was named the 2011 World Green Car of the Year . The Volt, which wasn't eligible for the World Car award this year, outscored the Leaf and the BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Edition.
Will these laurels convince more drivers to buy green cars? Perhaps: The Leaf and the Volt, according to Autoblog, are steadily increasing their North American sales .