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Automechanika Innovation Award

External view on the Innovation Award area

Automechanika Frankfurt is the place to present innovations for the first time to professional visitors. Especially forward-thinking products and solutions are honoured with the Automechanika Innovation Awards by an independent jury.

The awards are presented in twelve categories during an award ceremony. The innovations are on display during all days of Automechanika Frankfurt at Festhalle Frankfurt.

Applying for the 2018 awards will soon be possible here.

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.

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

Winner of the Innovation Award 2016

Robert Bosch GmbH mit M Li-ion motorcycle battery (12 V starter battery LTX12-BS)

Category Parts & Components:

Robert Bosch GmbH with M Li-ion motorcycle battery (12 V starter battery LTX12-BS)

Ultra-light motorcycle battery with lithium-ion technology: 4 times the service life and significantly higher deep-cycle resistance than comparable lead-acid batteries; reliable performance even at high temperatures; no acid and leak-proof.


Category Electronics & Systems:


PORTECTOR prevents vehicle theft without the key, stopping any unauthorised communication with vehicle systems through the On Board Diagnostic (OBD) port.

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH with WinterContact TS 850 P with “Taraxagum”™ dandelion rubber

Category Accessories & Customizing:

Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH with WinterContact TS 850 P with “Taraxagum”™ dandelion rubber

The tread pattern is completely made from Taraxagum rubber, derived from the roots of Russian dandelions, developed by Continental and several partners.

NCEM® (NTK Compact Emission Meter)

Category Repair & Diagnostics:

NGK Spark Plug Europe GmbH with NCEM® (NTK Compact Emission Meter)

Extremely compact and lightweight multi-gas meter, recording data via USB memory. It supports engine/vehicle test facilities & real driving emission tests.


Category Repair & Maintenance:

Corghi S.p.A. with UNIFORMITY

First diagnostic tyre changer. It measures rim and tyre defects, tells the tyre specialist step by step how to mount radially the tyre on the rim and resolves the vibration problems generated by geometry and uniformity issues.

AVL DiTEST Smart Service 4.0

Category Management & Digital Solutions:

AVL DiTEST GmbH mit AVL DiTEST Smart Service 4.0

Developments in the area of device networking are redefining what we understand by service. The analysis of device information makes it possible to eliminate problems before they arise.

MultiFlex side brush

Category Car Wash, Care & Reconditioning:

WashTec Cleaning Technology GmbH with MultiFlex side brush

The MultiFlex side brush pivots backwards along the lengthways axis when washing the rear of the vehicle. It presses itself flexibly onto the slanting side, which it washes with maximum vehicle contact – under the rear spoiler, into the bumper recess and around the roof pillar.

VALEO with Valeo SCALA™ laser scanner

Category OE Products & Services:

VALEO with Valeo SCALA™ laser scanner

Valeo SCALA™ is the first laser scanner for the automotive volume production. The technology is a key enabler for automated driving thanks to a combination of large detection range, wide field of view and accuracy.


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