Automotive Brand Contest: Automotive Design – all-embracing, outstanding.

The Automotive Brand Contest is the only international design competition for automotive brands: the high-profile international award honours the best automotive brand and design achievements. It draws attention to the participants – and the entire industry.

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The next events

28.01.2019 Call for entries Automotive Brand Contest 2019
10.04.2019 Deadline early bird online
10.05.2019 Deadline registration online
22.05.2019 Jury session in Frankfurt am Main
10.09.2019 Awards ceremony on the occassion of the IAA in Frankfurt am Main
10.09.2019 Publication Catalogue

Press releases

Automotive Brand Contest

On 10 September 2019 the German Design Council will honour the winners of the Automotive Brand Contest and the Bicycle Brand Contest 2019 during the IAA in Frankfurt am Main. The honorary prize “Brand Manager of the Year” will be awarded to Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann and Georg F. W. Schaeffler, shareholders of the Schaeffler Group. On the day of the awards ceremony, the German Design Council will officially open the call for entries for the next Automotive Brand Contest. Those interested...

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Automotive Brand Contest

Starting today, the Automotive Brand Contest 2019 and the Bicycle Brand Contest 2019 are accepting registrations! We are looking for the best product designs, the most innovative technological developments and the most effective communication designs of the international automobile, motorcycle and bicycle industries. The deadline for registration is 10 May 2019.

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Automotive Brand Contest

The German Design Council's Mobility Awards were presented to the successful participants at the 2018 Paris Motor Show held on 2 October. The winners in the Automotive Brand Contest were those who succeeded in convincing the panel of judges of their outstanding achievements in product and communication design – from cars and motorbikes to individual components and cockpit solutions, right through to corporate publishing and trade show displays. The title “Brand Personality of the Year” went to...

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