5, 6, 7 June 2018
Hall 7, Messe Stuttgart, Germany

2017 Awards Winners

The jury has returned its verdict, the votes have been counted, and the winners have been announced!

Automotive Interiors Expo 2017 hosted the sixth Automotive Interiors Expo Awards, a ceremony that honoured the world's finest designers, innovations and products in the automotive interiors arena.

With a judging panel that boasted some of the world’s leading automotive journalists, including a host of new jury members for 2017, the Automotive Interiors Expo Awards have become some of the most sought-after accolades within the automotive industry.

View more information on each winner below.

Porsche Panamera


Interior Design - Production Vehicle

Gerry McGovern


Interior Designer

Jaguar I-Pace


Interior Design - Concept Vehicle

Land Rover Intelligent Seat Fold Tech


Interior Innovation - Production Vehicle




BMW HoloActive Touch


Concept Interior Innovation

2017 Judging Panel

Michael Taylor International freelancer with outlets such as Autocar (worldwide), Motor magazine and AutoWeek
Juergen Zoellter Leading international freelancer with outlets such as Autobild, Car & Driver USA and Focus
Goro Okazaki Leading Japanese freelancer with outlets such as Car & Driver Japan, CarView and Car Graphic
Carl Cunanan Leading writer on automotive design and luxury lifestyle. Outlets include C!, Calibre, Billionaire and Wheel2Wheel
Dean Slavnich Chairman of the Automotive Interiors Expo Awards and editor-in-chief of a number of leading automotive tech titles
Milos Karner A leading central European journalist, with outlets including Az Autó, Luxusautó and Tempo Radio
Marco Marelli Leading Italian freelancer with outlets such as RAI TV, La Stampa, La Repubblica, Italiaracing.net and XIX Radio
Hormazd Sorabjee Leading journalist in India with outlets such as AutoCar India and CNBC Television
Xia Dong Leading freelancer in China with outlets such as Auto Power
Renuka Kirpalani One of India’s most respected automotive journalists, with outlets such as the Autocar Show on The Times Network
Yumi Kawabata A big-name journalist from Japan, writing for the likes of Car Graphic, Nikkei Automotive Technology and Motor Fan Illustrated
Alvaro Alonso Editor of Autofacil Car & Tecno in Spain
Hongcang Liu One of China’s most respected car journalists, working for China Auto
Kun Wang An established tech and design correspondent in China, working for Automotive Weekly
Mohamed Sheta One of the Middle East’s finest car journalists, writing for a host of titles and media outlets, including Al-Masry, Al-Youm and Auto Arabia
Christopher Congrega A longstanding French freelancer with many years of automotive experience, working for L’Automobile
Yogendra Pratap Editor of Auto Bild India
Nargess Banks Leading UK design journalist and a regular contributor to Forbes and Wallpaper





Future Show: Automotive Interiors Expo 2019, 21-23 May 2019, Halls 7, 8, 9, 10, Stuttgart Messe, Germany