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TU-Automotive Announces Connected Car Award Finalists

April 8, 2015  - By
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TU-Automotive has announced finalists in several categories for its 2015 awards. Finalists in the Best Connected Car System Integrator category include chipmakers Qualcomm and u-blox, among others. Nominees in other categories include TomTom, NXP SemiconductorsTelogis and Geotab.

The finalists represent excellence, innovation and leadership in the connected car industry, TU-Automotive said.

More than 400 entries were submitted. The winners will be revealed at the TU-Automotive Awards Ceremony on June 2 in Detroit. Here is the full list of finalists:

Car Maker of the Year 2015

  • Audi
  • BMW of North America, LLC
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Qoros auto
  • Toyota Motor Sales
  • Volvo Car Group

Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year

  • Mack Trucks
  • Scania CV AB
  • Volvo AB

Telematics Service Provider of the Year

  • Airbiquity
  • Ericsson
  • General Motors
  • Jasper
  • Nuance Communications, Inc.
  • Total Traffic and Weather Network
  • Xtime

Commercial Telematics Service Provider of the Year

  • Inthinc Technology Solutions Inc.
  • Openmatics
  • Teletrac Inc
  • Telogis

Best Connected Car System Integrator

  • Atos
  • AutonomouStuff LLC
  • HERE, a Nokia company
  • Car Connectivity Consortium
  • Covisint
  • Dash Labs
  • Elektrobit (EB) Automotive
  • Luxoft
  • Movimento
  • Parkopedia
  • Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Symphony Teleca Corp.
  • u-blox AG
  • Uievolution, Inc.

Best Commercial Vehicle System Integrator

  • Eyeris
  • Geotab
  • KPIT Technologies Ltd.
  • Navistar
  • Spireon, Inc.
  • Symphony Teleca Corp.
  • TomTom Telematics

Best Insurance Telematics Product

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • AXA & MyDrive Solution
  • Codan Insurance (RSA) & The Floow
  • Direct Auto Insurance & DriveFactor
  • Industrielle Alliance, Assurance auto et habitation inc. & Baseline Telematics
  • Progressive Insurance & zubie inc
  • RightTrack® by Liberty Mutual & Octo Telematics North America
  • Suncorp Group & Wunelli, a LexisNexis Company

Best Telematics Product or Launch in an Emerging Market

  • CarIQ Technologies Private Limited.
  • Discovery Insure
  • iTrans Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • Omnicomm
  • Qoros Auto
  • TATA Motors Ltd, India
  • TechMahindra
  • TOWER Insurance (in partnership w/ DriveFactor Inc.)

Best Safety or ADAS Solution

  • Argus Cyber Security
  • BrightWay Vision
  • Delphi Automotive PLC
  • Elektrobit (EB) Automotive
  • Eyeris
  • General Motors
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • TomTom
  • Valeo Wiper Systems

Best Mobility Solution Industry Newcomer

  • Carma
  • County of Santa Clara Roads & Airports Department
  • Dash Labs
  • Hyundai Blue Link Smartwatch app
  • Local Motion
  • moovel GmbH
  • parku – The Parking App
  • QNX Software Systems

Industry Newcomer

  • ATG Risk Solutions
  • CarKnow LLC
  • CloudCar
  • Dealer-FX
  • Eyeris
  • gestigon
  • MobiWize
  • Nebula Systems Ltd
  • Rivet Radio, Inc.
  • TowerSec

TU-Automotive Influencer of the Year

  • Andrew Poliak, Global Director Business Development – Automotive, QNX Software Systems
  • Dominikus Hierl, Chief Executive Officer, Telit Automotive Solutions
  • Erica Klampfl, PhD, Future Mobility Manager, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering
  • Jeff Owens, Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, Delphi
  • Matt Jones, Senior Technical Specialist – Infotainment, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Paul Drysch, Global Director – Connected Car, Jasper
  • Paul Stacy, Founding Director of Wunelli, a LexisNexis Company
  • Ricky Hudi, Head of Electrics/Electronics, Audi AG