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TU-Automotive Awards

CELEBRATING THE BEST OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Join Informa Tech Automotive Group as we virtually bring together the biggest companies for the TU-Automotive Awards on August 18th, 2020! The shortlist is now available. The winners will be announced during the event.

KEY DATES

FEBRUARY 19TH, 2020

Nominations Closed

MARCH 16TH, 2020

Shortlist Announced

AUGUST 18TH, 2020

Winners Announced

2020 AWARD CATEGORIES AND SHORTLIST

Outstanding Contribution to Automotive Tech

The Outstanding Contribution to Automotive Tech Award will recognize an individual who has made a sustained and significant contribution to the automotive technology industry over the period of 15 years or more by the entry closing date of Wednesday 19 February 2020.

  • Eran Netanel, VP Automotive Engineering, Aeris 
  • Olga Uskova, President, Founder, Cognitive Pilot 
  • Chunxin Qiu, RoboSense Founder & CEO, Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.
Rising Star of the Year – under 30

The Rising Star of the Year Award will recognize an individual who is working full time in the automotive tech industry and is under 30 on the entry closing date of Wednesday 19 February 2020.

  • Jordan Greene, Co-founder and Head of Strategy and Partnerships, Aeye 
  • Gaurav Kumar Singh, Autonomous Vehicles Business Strategy, Ford Motor Company 
  • Ido Levy, Founder & CEO, SafeMode
Rising Star of the Year – under 40

Sponsored by Ericsson

The Rising Star of the Year Award will recognize an individual who is working full time in the automotive tech industry and is under 40 on the entry closing date of Wednesday 19 February 2020. 

  • René-Christopher Wollmann, Product Platform Director Sports Cars, Automobili Pininfarina 
  • Henry Greenidge, Regional Public Affairs Manger, GM Cruise 
  • Adam Hudson, Vice President and GM, US Connected Car, LexisNexis Risk Solutions 
  • Leilei Shinohara, Co-partner and Vice President of R&D, [Robosense] Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. 
  • Dr. Erez Shmueli, Co-founder & Chief Scientist, SafeMode 
  • Hemant Sikaria, CEO, Sibros Technologies 
  • Melika Jahangiri, Vice President, Wunder Mobility
Automotive Student of the Year Award

The Automotive Student of the Year Award will recognize an individual who is studying at an academic institution in a field applicable to automotive technology. Students should be in their final year of undergraduate study, in the process of studying for a relevant master’s degree or completing a PhD, and their project should be relevant and applicable to the automotive industry.

The shortlist will be revealed at the TU-Automotive Awards.

Each shortlisted student has been asked to produce an Academic Poster to display during the event cocktail hour. As a registered attendee, you get to have your say and vote for the Automotive Student of the Year 2020.

OEM of the Year

The OEM of the Year Award will recognize any OEM globally who has had a stellar year between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date), specifically relating to their development, adoption and integration of automotive technology.

The shortlist will be revealed at the TU-Automotive Awards.

Our partners at WardsAuto are in the process of evaluating each of the nominated companies. They will announce the winner at the event.

MSP of the Year

The MSP of the Year Award will recognize any MSP globally who has had a stellar year between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date), specifically relating to their development, deployment, integration or adoption of mobility products and/or services.

  • Aeris Mobility Suite
  • Axiom Connected
  • Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services Inc.


Software Supplier of the Year

The Software Supplier of the Year Award will recognize any software supplier globally who has had a stellar year from between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date), specifically relating to their development, adoption and integration of automotive technology into vehicles.

  • Blackberry QNX
  • Brodmann17
  • Fleetonomy
  • DiSTI Corporation
  • Tactile Mobility
  • Wind River
Hardware Supplier of the Year

The Hardware Supplier of the Year Award will recognize any hardware supplier globally who has had a stellar year from between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date), specifically relating to their development, adoption and integration of automotive technology into vehicles.

  • Vayyar Imaging
  • Velodyne Lidar
Collaborative Partnership of the Year

The Collaborative Partnership of the Year Award will recognize two or more companies who have undertaken a meaningful, non-commercial partnership with the objective of advancing the development and/or adoption of automotive technology between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • American Traffic Safety Services Association / Automotive Safety Council
  • Ericsson / Microsoft
  • FEV North America Inc./ Western Michigan University / Polysync
  • Harman / SBD
  • Tata Elxsi / AEye
  • AImotive / HERE Technologies 
  • Road.Travel / Byton
Industry Choice Award: The Automotive Tech Company of the Year

The Industry Choice Award is chosen by the industry, rewarding and recognizing the most innovative and successful company in the automotive tech industry this year. The shortlist will be chosen by a panel of expert judges, and the winner will be decided by the industry, through online voting.

  • Autocrypt
  • Qualcomm
  • REE Automotive
  • Ridecell
  • Tactile Mobility
  • Valens
  • Vayyar Imaging
  • Velodyne Lidar
Automotive AI Product/Service of the Year

The Automotive AI Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding artificial intelligence technology product or service that has been commercially traded in the automotive market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Brodmann17
  • Cognitive Pilot 
  • Eyeris Technologies, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch LLC
  • SafeRide Technologies 
  • StradVision
Automotive Cybersecurity Product/Service of the Year

The Automotive Cybersecurity Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding cybersecurity technology product or service that has been commercially traded in the automotive market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Arilou (CANBUS)
  • Arilou (ETHERNET)
  • SafeRide Technologies
  • Upstream Security
Automotive Infotainment Product/Service of the Year

The Automotive Infotainment Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding Infotainment technology product or service that has been commercially traded in the automotive market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Apostera
  • Parkopedia
  • Qualcomm
  • What3Words
ADAS/Autonomous Technology Product/Service of the Year

The ADAS/Autonomous Technology Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding ADAS/Autonomous Vehicle technology product or service that has been commercially traded in the automotive market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Algolux
  • Harman, A Samsung Company
  • Renovo
  • TriEye
  • WaveSense
  • ZF
Fleet Product/Service of the Year

The Fleet Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding Fleet technology product or service that has been commercially traded in the commercial fleet market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Forward Thinking, partner of ATrack Technology
  • Revvo Technologies
  • Ridecell
  • Safemode
Automotive Insurance Product/Service of the Year

The Automotive Insurance Product/Service of the Year award will recognize an outstanding automotive digital insurance product or service that has been commercially traded in the automotive insurance market between 1st January 2019 and 19th February 2020 (entry closing date).

  • Cambridge Mobile Telematics
  • Greater Than
  • Global Mobile Alert
  • IMS - Insurance & Mobility Solutions (Carrot Insurance)

THE 2019 WINNERS

Congratulations to all who were nominated and to all who won!

OEM OF THE YEAR

Mitsubishi Motors

BEST CONNECTED PRODUCT/ SERVICE

Honda - Smart Intersection

BEST CONNECTED PRODUCT/ SERVICE FOR THE COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MARKET

Tactile Mobility - Tactile Sensing and Data Platform

BEST AUTO DIGITAL INSURANCE PRODUCT/ SERVICE

Cambridge Mobile Telematics – DriveWell Tag

BEST ADAS OR AUTONOMOUS PRODUCT/ SERVICE

PreAct Technologies

BEST AUTO MOBILITY PRODUCT/ SERVICE

Amazon for Alexa

BEST AUTO CYBERSECURITY PRODUCT/ SERVICE

Penta Security Systems - AutoCrypt®

BEST DATA/ A.I. PRODUCT/ SERVICE

SafeRide Technologies - vXRay

BEST EMOBILITY PRODUCT/ SERVICE

Konetik Deutschland GmbH - Konetik Electric Vehicle Feasibility Assessment

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Wavesense

INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Navistar, Inc. - Andrew Dondlinger, VP GM, Navistar

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

GuardKnox - Jillian Goldberg

INDUSTRY CHOICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Karamba Security