Celebs celebrate as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is honored at Global Green USA Sustainability Design

NEW YORK - MARCH 31: Ford's latest Lincoln MKZ hybrid is on display during the New York Auto International Show March 31, 2010 in New York City. Over 1 million visitors are expected to visit the 2010 New York Auto Show at Jacob Javits Convention Center the nation's oldest and usually best-attended auto show event. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

From Celebrity Teaser:

New York, NY—Global Green USA celebrated their 11th annual Sustainable Design Awards Monday, Dec. 6 at Chelsea Piers, with a special Product Design Award to honor the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, presented by Kelly Rutherford. The award was accepted by Lincoln Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment, and Safety Engineering, Ford Motor Company, Sue Cischke. While presenting the award, Rutherford said, “Lincoln is committed to greening the future of America with its new Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. This innovative high performance automobile is the most fuel efficient luxury sedan in America.”

To celebrate this exciting night for Lincoln, notable attendees including Entourage star Adrian Grenier, Sophia Bush and One Tree Hill’s Austin Nichols, Arianna Huffington, Thora Birch, Edward Norton and actress Judith Light pulled up to the event in style, driven in the MKZ Hybrid.

Sophia Bush, a passionate environmentalist, was honored along with co-star Austin Nichols with the Entertainment Design Award for the design of the BP Oil Spill Campaign to raise awareness. She joked that despite the New York City pot holes, her ride over in the MKZ Hybrid was very smooth, and declared, “My hat’s off to Lincoln for making such a fabulous car!”

Judith Light, in a red velvet Valentino pantsuit, exclaimed that the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid she rode in was “Gorgeous!” and actor Adrian Grenier was also impressed by the stylish, environmentally friendly new car. And in the spirit of the gift-giving season, he said “I am always looking for ways I can give back to the community.”


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