Louisville, KY, USA     September 30, 2019

THE AWARDS

Celebrating excellence and innovation

The awards will celebrate excellence and achievement in the field of engine and powertrain technology, with awards in several categories:

 

Awards categories

 

  Diesel engine of the year (<175 hp)

  Diesel engine of the year (>175 hp)

  Engine distributor of the year (<175 hp)

  Engine distributor of the year (>175 hp)

  Electrification newsmaker of the year

  Electrification application of the year

  Employer of the year

  Diesel Progress achievement of the year

 

Awards Entry Deadline: MONDAY 3 JUNE, 2019

 

 

 

Submitting awards

 

Companies and individuals can submit awards entries. There is no need to wait to be nominated by a third party. (If you would like to highlight a third party company or technology that you think should be entered, then please let us know. See contacts page.)

 

Judging criteria for all the award categories is provided below. Further guidance is given on the entry forms.

 

Send award submissions to:

 

Mike Osenga, Publisher/Editor, Diesel Progress

e-mail: mike.osenga@khl.com   Tel: +1 262 754 4127

or

Ian Cameron, Editor, Diesel Progress International

e-mail: ian.cameron@khl.com   Tel: +44 (0)20 31 79 29 79

 

The awards dinner will be held on the evening of September 30, after the conference.

 

 

 

AWARD JUDGING CRITERIA

 

Diesel engine of the year (<175 hp)

This award is for a new engine for on- or off-highway vehicles that was made commercially available since the start of 2018. Judges will consider innovations relating to engine design, emissions, control technology, IoT systems, and ease of maintenance and ownership considerations.

 

Diesel engine of the year (>175 hp)

This award is for a new engine for on- or off-highway vehicles that was made commercially available since the start of 2018. Judges will consider innovations relating to engine design, emissions, control technology, IoT systems, and ease of maintenance and ownership considerations.

 

Engine distributor of the year (<175 hp)

Entries for this category should detail why this distributor excelled in 2018 and early 2019. It may have expanded its sales, provided world class customer service, or been innovative in its dealings with engine OEMs and/or equipment end users. Excellence in training and safety will also be considered.

 

Engine distributor of the year (>175 hp)

Entries for this category should detail why this distributor excelled in 2018 and early 2019. It may have expanded its sales, provided world class customer service, or been innovative in its dealings with engine OEMs and/or equipment end users. Excellence in training and safety will also be considered.

 

Electrification newsmaker of the year

The winner of this award will be the person, product, technology, company, event or trend that made the most news in 2018 and early 2019. This could be a significant new product, a breakthrough in technology, or a company or individual that led the way in the field of electrification.

 

Electrification application of the year

For the most innovative or important application of electrical power on an on- or off-highway vehicle. The recipient will be an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or end-user who has developed an electrical powered vehicle. Joint entries from components suppliers, OEMs, and end-users will be accepted.

 

Employer of the year

The employer of the year award – will recognize a company in the engine and drivetrain industry that has excelled in its role as an employer. Judges will consider a company’s efforts in training, apprenticeships, recruitment, diversity and human resources. The award is targeted at engine manufacturers and distributors, components suppliers, and companies active in the development of hybrid and electrification systems.

 

Diesel Progress achievement of the year

This award will recognise the single most important development in the field of power systems for on- and off-highway vehicles during 2018 and early 2019. It could be a regulatory initiative, a new technology, or an important new approach to issues such as the Internet of Things or telematics. The judges will accept entries from a wide range of stakeholders in the industry, and will also be able to propose

 

Awards Entry Deadline: MONDAY 3 JUNE, 2019

 

 

 

Questions

 

If you have questions about the judging process, please contact:

 

Murray Pollok, Events Director, KHL Group

Tel: +44 (0)1505 850 043

Cell: +44 (0)7950 021023

E-mail: murray.pollok@khl.com

 

 

Awards Entry Deadline: MONDAY 3 JUNE, 2019

 

 

 

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AWARDS ENTRY FORM

See the award judging criteria below

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Judging panel

 

Jim Saunders

Business Development, MurCal, Inc.

Peter Scherm

General Manager, EUROMOT (The European Association of Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers)

 

Dr. Andrew Noble

Head of Commercial Vehicle and Off Highway Market Sector, Ricardo

 

Dr. John C. Wall

Former Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,

Cummins Inc

 

Mike Osenga, Editor/Publisher, Diesel Progress, will be the non-voting chairman of the judges.

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Louisville, KY, USA     September 30 2019