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Excellence Awards – Shortlists Announced

29 Sep 2021 (Last Updated December 6th, 2021 12:45)

We are delighted to announce the shortlists for the 2021 Excellence Awards. Look out for the announcement of the winners in November along with our full Awards Report

Excellence Awards – Shortlists Announced

The shortlist categories are divided into FOUR groups:

Excellence Categories – These categories look at achievements in our  core areas of excellence and include everything from Covid-19 Response to Social Impact.

Sector Excellence – These categories look at achievements within each individual market sub-sector and can include everything from notable business expansion through innovation to diversity and environmental initiatives.

Firms of the Year – These categories look at achievements by specific types of companies and includes everything from new market entrants to finance and legal firms.

Deals of the Year – The most notable finance and M&A deals from the research period.

 

*Please note that we also have awards for individuals, the winners of which will be announced in our Awards Report alongside the other category winners

Excellence Categories

COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Daimler
  • Ford
  • GM
  • Honda
  • Shiftec
  • Torsus

DIVERSITY

  • Driving Pride
  • Hyundai
  • Skoda
  • Volvo Cars

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

  • Audi
  • BMW Group
  • GM
  • Johnson Matthey
  • The Climate Group EV
  • Volvo Cars

INNOVATION

  • Baidu
  • BMW Group
  • Ford
  • Harman
  • Hyzon Motors
  • Stellantis
  • Volvo Thailand

PRODUCT LAUNCH

  • Baidu
  • BMW Group
  • Castrol
  • Delphi Technologies
  • Ford
  • Hyundai
  • KLA
  • Mahle
  • Scania
  • Toyota
  • ZF

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Bentley
  • Carbios, Michelin
  • Denso
  • Ford
  • Great Wall
  • StoreDot

SAFETY

  • Ford
  • GM
  • INRIX
  • Subaru

SOCIAL IMPACT

  • Mitsubishi
  • The Climate Group EV
  • Volvo Cars

Sector Excellence

COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

  • Daimler
  • Ford
  • Michelin
  • Scania
  • TuSimple
  • ZF

COMPONENTS

  • Denso
  • Hyundai Mobis
  • Mahle
  • ZF

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

  • BYD
  • Daimler
  • Electrify America
  • Enel X
  • GM
  • Hyundai
  • LG
  • Mitsubishi
  • Scania
  • Tesla

RETAILING, MARKETING & DISTRIBUTION

  • Enel X
  • Volvo Cars
  • Hyundai Mobis
  • Porsche
  • PSA

SERVICE SUPPLIERS/SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Britishvolt
  • Google Cloud, SAP, Inchcape
  • LG Chem

VEHICLE MANUFACTURING

  • GM
  • Hyundai
  • Nissan

VEHICLE PRODUCT & DESIGN

  • Mahindra
  • Tesla
  • Volvo Cars

Firm of the Year

DISRUPTOR

  • Beijing Qingzhou Zhihang Intelligent
  • Beijing Zhixingzhe Technology
  • Didi Chuxing
  • Nio Inc
  • Online Engineering
  • Shanghai Pateo Network Technology Service
  • Sila Nanotechnologies
  • TradePending
  • Ubitricity
  • Workhorse Group

FINANCE

  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
  • BNP Paribas
  • Citigroup
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Evercore
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co/J.P. Morgan Securities
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers International
  • The Goldman Sachs Group
  • UBS Group

LEGAL

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Cooley
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed
  • Jones Day
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges

NEWCOMER

  • Cerence
  • Electra
  • FUELL
  • IAA – Impact Auto Auctions
  • Moove Africa
  • Suzhou Haizhibo Electronic Technology
  • Vitesco Technologies

PRIVATE EQUITY/VC

  • Bain Capital
  • BayPine
  • Coatue Management
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • EQT Partners
  • FMR
  • Greenbriar Equity Group
  • IDG Capital
  • KPS Capital Partners
  • PAI Partners
  • The Carlyle Group
  • TSG Consumer Partners

SME

  • AMTE Power
  • Electrovaya
  • Fisker
  • Hyliion Holdings Corporation
  • Leclanche
  • Onto Holdings
  • Saeitta Group

Deal of the Year

FINANCE

  • AUTO1 Group
  • BYD (Build Your Dreams)
  • Cruise
  • FCA
  • Nio
  • Renault
  • SK IE Technology
  • Tesla

M&A (Impact)

  • FCA and Groupe PSA merger
  • Goodyear acquires Cooper
  • Lucid Motors/Churchill Capital Corp IV merger
  • Shell acquires ubitricity
  • Platinum Equity acquires Club Car
  • Zhongsheng Group Holdings acquires Zung Fu

M&A (Innovation)

  • Amazon acquires Zoox
  • Aurora Innovation acquires Uber ATG
  • Brookfield Business Partners acquires DexKo Global
  • Hyundai acquires Boston Dynamics