The 2016 TU-Automotive Awards

The TU-Automotive Awards are the most prestigious and anticipated awards in the connected car industry. The glamorous ceremony aims to gather the leading minds of the connected car industry to highlight innovation and quality. 

With 10 categories designed to highlight established and emerging companies, the TU-Automotive Awards attract over 400 nominations from all over the world. These awards recognize the leaders pushing the industry forward through innovation, industry engagement and quality products and services.

Key Dates:

  • 30th November - Nominations open
  • 11th March - Nominations close
  • 15th April - Finalists Announced
  • 7th June - Awards Ceremony


The 2016 TU-Automotive Awards winners:

  • OEM of the year – Joint winners: Volvo Car Group & 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

Previous Winners Include:

  • audi
  • delphi
  • ericsson
  • nissan
  • qoros
  • delphi
  • Volvo


Check out the list of Winners from 2015

The TU-Automotive Awards 2015 attracted over 400 nominations from across the globe. Our panel of judges carefully analyzed each entry across our 12 categories in order to select the 2015 winners. 

The videos below highlight the products and services that contributed to their win.


Car Maker
Of The Year
Volvo Car Group

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Commercial Vehicle Maker
Of The Year
Mack Trucks

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Best Telematics
Service Provider

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Best Commercial Telematics
Service Provider

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Best Connected Car
System Integrator

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Best Commercial Vehicle
System Integrator
TomTom Telematics

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Best Insurance
Telematics Product
zubie inc & Progressive Insurance

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Best Telematics Product or Launch in an Emerging Market
TATA Motors Ltd, India

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Best Safety or
ADAS Solution
Elektrobit (EB)

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Best New
Mobility Solution
moovel GmbH

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Influencer of the Year:
Matt Jones, Jaguar Land Rover

Matt Jones


The Awards that Highlight Real Connected Car Innovation

The TU-Automotive Awards categories have been created with the aim of highlighting the best of the best in each of the different verticals of the connected car space. Past winners include Volvo Car Group, Mack Trucks, Airbiquity, TomTom Telematics, moovel and many more.

Here’s what you need to know about the TU-Automotive Awards:

  • Over 400 submissions were entered thisyear from the industry’s top companies
  • The nomination process is quick and simple and only takes five minutes
  • Each nomination is judged and marked by our expert panel of judges
  • TomTom

    "It is extremely gratifying to have TU-Automotive validate our approach, especially as we continue to invest in our APIs, SDKs and partner ecosystem"

    - Thomas Schmidt, Managing Director, TomTom Telematics
    Winner of Best Commercial Vehicle System Integrator 2015
  • Airbiquity

    "We are grateful for this industry acknowledgement and will continue to develop innovative connected car technology"

    - Kamyar Moinzadeh, President and CEO, Airbiquity
    Winner of Best Telematics Service Provider 2015
  • Luxoft

    "We are very excited about this recognition for our automotive solution sets"

    - Mikhail Bykov, Managing Director for Automotive Solutions, Luxoft
    Winner of Best Connected Car System Integrator 2015

If you have any questions regarding the awards, please contact me on the details below.

Emilie Leblanc

Emilie Leblanc

Awards Director

Awards Sponsor