Automotive Hall of Fame

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.
  • The selection committee highly evaluated the eK X EV as a full-fledged electric vehicle (EV) that conforms to Japanese kei-car standards and contributes to the expansion of the domestic EV market.
  • Candidates for the 22nd Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year were new models premiered in the Japan market between October 16, 2021, and October 15, 2022.
  • The selection committee voted for the winner of the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023.

Randy Parker to Receive Industry Influencer Award From Automotive Hall of Fame

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Monday, July 18, 2022

"The Industry Influencer award from the Automotive Hall of Fame is an incredible honor," said Parker.

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  • "The Industry Influencer award from the Automotive Hall of Fame is an incredible honor," said Parker.
  • The Industry Influencer Award recognizes individuals who are influencing and leading through their actions, innovations, and visible positions on issues pertinent to the automotive industry and its future.
  • Founded in 1939, the Automotive Hall of Fame tells moving stories of those who have made outstanding contributions to the automotive industry.
  • The Automotive Hall of Fame has honored 762 individuals worldwide who have been impactful and important to the automotive and mobility industry.

Automotive Hall of Fame Receives $500,000 Grant From General Motors To Create Educational Programs Focused on Contributions of African Americans to the Mobility Industry

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Friday, June 17, 2022

DEARBORN, Mich. , June 17, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Automotive Hall of Fame (AHF), a non-profit organization that honors and celebrates the mobility industry's pioneers and their impact on society has received a generous $500,000 grant from General Motors to launch a new educational program entitled "Black Innovation, Invention, and Leadership in Mobility." This grant enables the AHF to begin developing a multi-channel experience that helps educate the community about Black contributions to the global automotive industry as well as the industry's impact on Black families and communities.

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  • "The Automotive Hall of Fame is extremely grateful to General Motors for this generous grant to launch this important initiative," said Sarah Cook, president, of the Automotive Hall of Fame.
  • "There are many voices that have shaped - and continue to shape - the mobility industry, and we are excited to begin the work to tell their important stories."
  • In addition to the exhibit, there will be educational programming for a K-12 audience and an honoree lecture series.
  • Founded in 1939, the Automotive Hall of Fame has honored nearly 800 individuals from around the world, who have impacted and influenced the automotive and mobility industries.

Ford CEO Jim Farley is the Automotive Hall Of Fame's 2022 Industry Leader

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

DEARBORN, Mich., May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Industry Leader: Jim Farley, president and CEO of Ford and president of Ford Model e. This significant award is given to one individual in a given year, who demonstrated outstanding leadership in the automotive industry.

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  • Today the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Industry Leader: Jim Farley, president and CEO of Ford and president of Ford Model e.
    DEARBORN, Mich., May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Industry Leader: Jim Farley, president and CEO of Ford and president of Ford Model e. This significant award is given to one individual in a given year, who demonstrated outstanding leadership in the automotive industry.
  • "The Hall is excited to recognize Jim Farley and his recent leadership in transforming Ford and the automotive industry to e-mobility solutions."
  • As CEO, Farley is focused on deployment of the ambitious, customer-focused Ford+ plan for growth and value creation.
  • Farley will be recognized as the 2022 Industry Leader along with the previously announced 2022 Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees at the Automotive Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at The Icon (200 Walker St. Detroit, MI).

Cooper Standard Names Quinn Vice President, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer

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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) today announced the appointment of Shannon B. Quinn to vice president, chief commercial and strategy officer.

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  • Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) today announced the appointment of Shannon B. Quinn to vice president, chief commercial and strategy officer.
  • In her new role, Quinn will be responsible for the global commercial group and corporate strategy, and will report to Patrick Clark, senior vice president and managing director - global automotive.
  • Based at the Company's world headquarters in Northville, Quinn will also join Cooper Standard's Global Leadership Team.
  • Prior to joining Cooper Standard, Quinn served as president, consumer original equipment (OE) North America for Bridgestone Corp. from 2017 to 2022.

The Automotive Hall Of Fame Announces 2022 Mobility Innovator Award

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Thursday, March 31, 2022

DEARBORN, Mich., March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Mobility Innovator Awardee – Prof. Amnon Shashua, President and CEO of Mobileye. Introduced last year, this noteworthy award recognizes the outstanding work individuals have accomplished introducing new technologies and services that are redefining mobility.

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  • Automotive Hall of Fame names Amnon Shashua, President and CEO of Mobileye, as 2022 Mobility Innovator Award recipient.
  • DEARBORN, Mich., March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Mobility Innovator Awardee Prof. Amnon Shashua, President and CEO of Mobileye.
  • The Mobility Innovator Award celebrates individuals and their impact," said Sarah Cook, president of the Automotive Hall of Fame.
  • Shashua will be recognized along with the 2022 Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees (previously announced) at the Automotive Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at The Icon (200 Walker St. Detroit, MI).

Automotive Hall of Fame Honors Harold Goddijn with Mobility Innovator Award

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Friday, July 23, 2021

DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harold Goddijn, Co-founder and CEO of location technology specialist TomTom ( TOM2 ), is the recipient of the Automotive Hall of Fames first-ever Mobility Innovator Award .

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  • DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harold Goddijn, Co-founder and CEO of location technology specialist TomTom ( TOM2 ), is the recipient of the Automotive Hall of Fames first-ever Mobility Innovator Award .
  • Goddijn was presented with the award in honor of his contribution to mobility at the 2020/21 Induction & Awards Ceremony.
  • "This award recognizes the outstanding work Harold Goddijn has accomplished by introducing new technologies and services that are redefining mobility," said Automotive Hall of Fame President Sarah Cook.
  • Its fantastic to be a part of the greatest mobility revolution since the invention of the car, said Harold Goddijn, Co-founder and CEO of TomTom.

Automotive Hall of Fame Awards Otonomo CEO Ben Volkow the Industry Influencer Award

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Monday, May 24, 2021

Herzliya, Israel, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Otonomo Technologies Ltd. ( Otonomo ), provider of a leading platform and marketplace for vehicle data, announced that Ben Volkow, Otonomo CEO has been named an Industry Influencer by the Automotive Hall of Fame .

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  • Herzliya, Israel, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Otonomo Technologies Ltd. ( Otonomo ), provider of a leading platform and marketplace for vehicle data, announced that Ben Volkow, Otonomo CEO has been named an Industry Influencer by the Automotive Hall of Fame .
  • Ben Volkow named as an Industry Influencer Award winner for his work in creating the worlds pioneering vehicle data platform and marketplace for sharing and utilizing data.
  • The Industry Influencer Award recognizes individuals who are influencing and leading through their actions, innovations and visible positions on issues surrounding the automotive industry and its future.
  • The Automotive Hall of Fame tells moving stories of those who have made outstanding contributions to the automotive industry.

Automotive Hall Of Fame Announces 2020/2021 Distinguished Service Citation, Industry Influencer Awardees

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Monday, May 24, 2021

The Distinguished Service Citation recognizes individuals who have had a significant positive impact on the industry or their respective organizations.

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  • The Distinguished Service Citation recognizes individuals who have had a significant positive impact on the industry or their respective organizations.
  • The Automotive Hall of Fame tells moving stories of those who have made outstanding contributions to the automotive industry.
  • Founded in 1939, the Automotive Hall of Fame has honored 762 individuals from around the world, that have impactful and important to automotive and mobility industry.
  • You can also visit the Automotive Hall of Fame online at automotivehalloffame.org or on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

The Colorado Automobile Dealers Association Launches Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame

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Friday, February 21, 2020

The Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) is launching the long-envisioned Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame at 6 pm on April 1, during its annual Preview Gala that officially kicks off the Denver Auto Show.

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  • The Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) is launching the long-envisioned Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame at 6 pm on April 1, during its annual Preview Gala that officially kicks off the Denver Auto Show.
  • The Colorado Automotive Hall of Fames mission is to honor decades of innovation, influence and enduring contributions by Colorado dealers to the automotive industry and communities throughout Colorado, says Tim Jackson, CEO/president of CADA.
  • Through the Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame, we honor the industry -- past and present -- and tell the stories of those who have played significant roles in Colorado since 1970.
  • Being inducted into the Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame is a true mark of excellence, says Anthony Brownlee, 2020 chairman of the Hall.