Nomination forms for this year’s competition (available here) must be submitted by 1 September 2011 for applications and vehicles that must be available for commercial sale on or before 1 November 2011.

Winners will be announced at this year’s Automotive Innovation Awards Gala on 9 November 2011 in Livonia, Michigan, USA.

Current competition categories include:

  • body exterior;
  • body interior;
  • chassis / hardware;
  • environmental;
  • Hall of Fame;
  • materials;
  • performance & customization;
  • process / assembly / enabling technologies;
  • powertrain; and
  • safety.