2016 TU-Automotive Awards winners announced

June 8, 2016  - By

TU-AutomotiveTU-Automotive announced the 2016 winners of the TU-Automotive Awards at a reception in Novi, Michigan, held before the June 8-9 TU-Automotive Detroit trade show.  The 10 winners were selected by 30 expert judges in 10 categories.

The award categories showcase specific aspects of the connected-car industry. The winners were selected by 30 top industry experts and judged based on the following criteria: innovation, industry engagement, user experience and market update.

“We launched the TU-Automotive Awards in December of last year with the objective of recognizing innovation and success across the globe from companies established and new,” said Ruthana Foulkes, managing director at TU-Automotive. “We received a record number of nominations this year — over 400 in total. And we would like to thank and congratulate every company for taking part in this process. The quality of entries as always was incredibly high.”

The 2016 TU-Automotive Awards winners are:

  • OEM of the year – Joint winners: Volvo Car Group and Ford Motor Company
  • Telematics Service Provider of the year – Wireless Car
  • Best Telematics Product/Service – Movimento for Movimento’s Over-The-Air platform
  • Best Insurance Telematics Product/Service – AXA Global Direct France for YouDrive
  • Best Active Safety or ADAS Product/Service – Volvo Car for Pilot Assist
  • Best Auto Mobility Product/Service – Veniam for Veniam
  • Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service – Security Innovation for Aerolink
  • Best Aftermarket Telematics Product/Service – MagellanGPS for Magellan eXplorist TRX7
  • Newcomer of the year – PolySync (previously Harbrick Technologies)
  • Influencer of the year – Julia Steyn, vice president of Urban Mobility Programs, General Motors


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