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Automechanika Innovation Awards

The wealth of innovation on offer at Automechanika Frankfurt is simply unrivalled. For more than 20 years now, the Automechanika Innovation Awards have been given to honour pioneering products and solutions with particular promise. The Festhalle will be hosting a special showcase featuring the awarded products and solutions at stand A60.

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Automechanika Frankfurt is where the latest developments in the industry are first presented to professionals. In 1996 Messe Frankfurt therefore launched the Automechanika Innovation Awards. The winners are selected by an independent Jury. The entries are being evaluated in accordance with the criteria of innovative content, economic efficiency, user benefit, aftermarket relevance, safety and quality as well as sustainability and their contribution to environmental protection.

Guided Tours to the Innovation Award Winners

In Guided Tours across the fairground you can view the products of the winners up close. The tours will be held daily and take place in English language.

Impressions of the award ceremony

Winners and finalists of Innovation Award 2018

Category: Parts & Components

Winner: FIAMM AGM powerCUBE batteries for Commercial Vehicles

FIAMM AGM powerCUBE batteries for Commercial Vehicles

FIAMM AGM powerCUBE is a new range of batteries for commercial vehicles, created to meet the needs of today’s medium and long-range heavy vehicles. The AGM Technology with gas recombination and the cell blocking system ensures high-level performances, longer battery life and no need of maintenance.

HALL 4.1, STAND C10

DC AFAM NV
SHIDO Connect – Connect your motorcycle battery with your smartphone
HALL 4.1, STAND H51

NTN-SNR Roulements
Ceramic balls wheel bearing design: friction and mass reduction for all!
HALL 4.0, STAND C30

Robert Bosch GmbH
Brake Fluid ENV6
HALL 9.0, STAND A06, A16, B01

VALEO Services SAS
All-in-one high technology lighting solution
HALL 3.0, STAND D91

Category: Electronics & Systems

Winner: OSRAM LEDriving® Golf VII Headlight

OSRAM LEDriving® Golf VII Headlight

The OSRAM LEDriving® headlights for VW Golf VII offer a legal performance and design upgrade for halogen-based or high intense discharge (HID)-based VW Golf VII models. All the lighting functions feature state-of-the-art LED technology: dipped beam, high beam, daytime running, position and turn lights. Road safety also plays a major role.

HALL 4.1, STAND E15, E27

CTEK Sweden AB
CTEK D250SA/SMARTPASS 120 onboard charging and power management system
HALL 8.0, STAND M50

Redarc Electronics
REDARC In-vehicle DC-DC & Solar Battery Charger (BCDC range)
HALL 4.1, STAND A22

Steelmate Automotive UK Ltd.
Universal 79GHz Radar Blind Spot Detection Systems
HALL 3.1, STAND F26

VALEO Services SAS
Affordable 48V Plug-in Hybrid Electrical Vehicle
HALL 3.0, STAND D91

Category: Accessories & Customizing

Gewinner: Enganches y Remolques Aragón IntegraLED Trailer Socket

Enganches y Remolques Aragón IntegraLED Trailer Socket

IntegraLED Trailer Socket is a lighting system developed to facilitate the location and connection of the trailer socket, usually located behind or below the rear bumper of the towing vehicle; close to the tow ball.

HALL 3.1, STAND G77

Enganches y Remolques Aragón
Universal Full LED Light
HALL 3.1, STAND G77

International Management Group IMG
Auto LED Light Booster Cables
HALL 3.1, STAND C10

International Management Group IMG
Goodyear Booster Power Pack
HALL 3.1, STAND C10

KAMEI GmbH & Co. KG
KAMEI Fosco 540
HALL 3.1, STAND D63

Category: Repair & Maintenance

Winner: MEYLE-HD slotted bushing kit, including installation tool

MEYLE-HD slotted bushing kit, including installation tool

Time and resource-saving repairs: With the MEYLE-HD slotted bushing kit including in-house-developed installation tool, Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE offers a comprehensive smart repair kit for the specific replacement of faulty BMW rear control arm bushings in selected 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series and X5 models.

HALL 4.0, STAND C52

Carbon GmbH
CMA-1200 AluRepair VISAR
HALL 11.0, STAND B31

HAZET-WERK Hermann Zerver GmbH & Co. KG
Electronic torque wrench with built-in angle gauge for highly precise screwing
applications with smart technology
HALL 8.0, STAND D96

VALEO Services SAS
Valeo high efficiency cabin air filtration solution
HALL 3.0, STAND D91

VALEO Services SAS
Valeo AquaBlade™
HALL 3.0, STAND D91

Category: Repair & Diagnostics

Winner: AVL DiTEST AKAM – acoustic camera

AVL DiTEST AKAM – acoustic camera

The acoustic camera combines numerous microphones with a camera specifically for automotive applications and enables the precise imaging of the source and intensity of disturbing noises. The noise source is highlighted in colour on the display in the
real image.

HALL 8.0, STAND C30

Autel Europe GmbH
Maxisys 906TS
HALL 9.0, STAND F39

CAPELEC S.a.r.l.
REAL-e: Real emission Measurement Tailpipe & cloud based
HALL 8.0, STAND E16

Jifeline BV
Peer-to-peer diagnostics
HALL 8.0, STAND J38

MAHLE Aftermarket Italy S.p.A.
Connes – Brain Bee new generation multi-brand diagnostic tool and multimedia diagnostic platform
HALL 9.0, STAND D16, D36

Category: Dealer & Workshop Management

Winner: PE Data GmbH QR.VIN

PE Data GmbH QR.VIN

Ordering spare parts can be a tedious and frustrating process. The solution – a sticker, which is attached to each truck and trailer and activated in the dealer’s web shop. It’s all incredibly quick. Workshop orders are now child’s play. Simply scan the QR code and order effortlessly.

HALL 5.0, STAND A50

DVSE GmbH – data processing, service and development company
TOPMOTIVE NEXT – the first generation of self-learning information systems
HALL 4.0, STAND A12

MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG
Digital car dealership
HALL 8.0, STAND C04

TwoTronic GmbH
Vehicle scanner 3.0
HALL 2.0, STAND E55

WERBAS AG
WERBAS.blue
HALL 2.0, STAND A61

Category: Alternative Drive Systems & Digital Solutions

Winner: Bosch Common Augmented Platform (CAP)

Bosch Common Augmented Platform (CAP)

Augmented Reality (AR) digitally supplements reality with useful additional information such as videos, images and explanations. Bosch has developed an AR solution that opens up new applications for the training sector, for example technical training for workshop employees.

HALL 9.0, STAND A06, A16, B01

AVL DiTEST GmbH
HV-Safety MixedRealityGuide
HALL 8.0, STAND C30

Conceito GmbH
MIA & video-based 3D reconstruction – the future of quality assurance
HALL 2.0, STAND B92

Category: Classic Cars Products & Services

Winner: AVL DiTEST – Multisense 1000

AVL DiTEST – Multisense 1000

The AVL DiTEST Multisense 1000 (MS 1000) is a special sensor for an oscilloscope, which can be used as an ignition timing stroboscope, dynamic luxmeter, optical light reflex sensor, dynamic microphone, stethoscope, magnetic field detector and LED flashlight.

HALL 8.0, STAND C30

Category: OE Products

Winner: VALEO Services SAS A/C loop R-744

VALEO Services SAS A/C loop R-744

Valeo R-744 air-conditioning system works without chemical refrigerants. This natural refrigerant airconditioning solution is a world first.

HALL 3.0, STAND D91

Delphi Diesel Systems Ltd.
Direct petrol injection system from Delphi Technologies
HALL 4.0, STAND C12

Industrie Saleri Italo S.p.A.
Electromechanical Water Pump
HALL 5.0, STAND C66

Litens Automotive GmbH
ALPHA tensioner for mild hybrid belt drives
HALL 5.1, STAND B20

Oetiker Deutschland GmbH
ToothLock® Low Profile Clamp 292
HALL 5.0, STAND C59

Category: Truck Products & Services

Winner: Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH Electronic Air Control (EAC)

Electronic Air Control (EAC)

EAC innovations:

  • Intelligent control of the coupling compressor
  • Modular service concept
  • EconX EAC1
  • Integration of electronic parking brake

HALL 3.0, STAND E91, G98

AVL DiTEST GmbH
AVL DiTEST – SCR manipulation detector
HALL 8.0, STAND C30

Balzer GmbH & Co. KG
Environmental pit – wastewater-free workshop / Pre-fabricated assembly pit in filling-chamber design
HALL 8.0, STAND G43

Johnson Controls Autobatterien GmbH & Co. KGaA
VARTA Promotive AGM
HALL 4.1, STAND E10

Manatec Electronics Pvt. Ltd.
Development of Multi-axle wheel aligner using 3D technology to measure all wheel alignment parameters up to 5 axles simultaneously
HALL 8.0, STAND H30

MARTIN KFZ-Technik GmbH
Mobile truck tyre and breakdown service – 3.5 tonne and driving licence class B
OUTDOOR AREA F10, STAND M30

Categories and levels

On the occasion of the 25th Jubilee of Automechanika Frankfurt the prize will be extended to twelve categories and three levels.

It is the goal of the new levels to shine the spotlight on innovations even if they did not end up winning within their category. Within a category there are products and solutions which are awarded with the status of ‘Nominee’ and, for the TOP 3, ‘Finalist’ as well as the one ‘Winner’ per category.

Deadline

The registration deadline has already expired.

1. The following documents are integral elements of the entry process:

  • Product description taking into account the assessment criteria (see Point 5):
    – max. 1,800 characters including blank spaces
  • Description of the innovation, including differentiation from the competition
    – max. 1,800 characters including blank spaces
  • Brief description of the product:
    – for the website and labelling of the exhibit (max. 300 characters including blank spaces)
  • Please avoid advertising claims/statements in the product description and brief description.
  • If you have an English version of these texts, please enclose them with your entry. If you do not have an English version of the text, we will have the text translated free of charge for you.
  • A photo of the entry for the Internet presentation:
    Please send as a high-resolution JPEG file, recommended data size min. 500 KB
  • If you have a product video, please submit this too.
  • Please do not send any actual products. The jury works only with written documents.

2. Deadline for entries

  • The early-booking price for entries ends on 30 April 2018. The deadline for receipt of entries by Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH is 1 June 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.

3. Eligibility for participation

Participation is open to all exhibitors at Automechanika 2018 in Frankfurt.

The submitted product must be assigned to one of the product groups listed on the entry form. The jury reserves the right to assign the product to a different category. If the submitting company does not agree with this assignment by the jury, the entry may be withdrawn.

All entries go through a preliminary checking procedure in terms of their innovative content. The jury reserves the right to exclude from participation in the Automechanika
Innovation Award any products not judged to be innovative.

The award can only be given to products that meet the relevant safety regulations and are licensed for use in at least one country in the European Union.

The exhibitor must be in compliance with copyright law. If the exhibitor is not the manufacturer of the submitted product, written authorisation from the manufacturer must
accompany the entry.

The number of entries per exhibitor in each category is limited to two. Each entry will be billed separately.

4. Automechanika Innovation Award benefits and fees

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The invoice for the Automechanika Innovation Award will be sent at the end of July 2018.

5. Assessment

The entries are assessed and judged by an independent jury. They should be market-relevant new developments of products, services or processes from the automotive supply
industry or the automobile repair shop/services sector. There is also a separate category for original equipment products and services.

The criteria are:

  • innovative achievement and excellence of the solution
  • functionality, user friendliness, user benefit and economic efficiency
  • aftermarket relevance
  • safety, durability and quality
  • contribution to climate protection, environmental
    protection, resource conservation and sustainability

All participants are informed of the results after the jury meets at the end of July 2018.

6. Awards

One winner per product group is chosen from the submitted entries.
The official presentation ceremony for the Automechanika Innovation Awards will take place on 11 September 2018.
Nominees, finalists and winners of the Automechanika Innovation Award can use the label for their own advertising. References to equipment and advertising media may only relate to the award-winning product. The winners will be provided with a relevant logo for this
purpose.

7. “Automechanika Innovation Award” special show

All finalists and winners are digitally presented during Automechanika in a special show.

8. Legal aspects

The decision of the organisers of the Automechanika Innovation Award is final in all matters. No reasons shall be given as to why particular entries did not win an award.

The sender has sole responsibility for the product-related text. The fundamental principles of data protection are respected.

By entering, the participant agrees to the Terms and Conditions of Participation and accepts as final the decision of the jury.

  • Parts & Components
  • Electronics & Systems
  • Accessories & Customizing
  • Repair & Maintenance
  • Repair & Diagnostics
  • Dealer & Workshop Management
  • Car Wash Care & Reconditioning
  • Alternative Drive Systems & Digital Solutions
  • REIFEN
  • Classic Cars Products & Services
  • OE Products
  • Truck Products & Services

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