The Industry's Benchmark for Supplier Innovation

Anyone who saves money in the wrong area in tough times is putting his competitiveness at risk over the long term. And I doubt that you can survive that way in the long run. During very strong competition, innovative technologies are more important than ever.

Frank-Peter Arndt, production chief, BMW
Automotive News, July 20, 2009


The Automotive News PACE Awards honor superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance among automotive suppliers. This prestigious award, now in its sixteenth year, is recognized around the world as the industry symbol of innovation. PACE Award finalists have come from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, the UK, Korea and Japan.

The 2010 Automotive News PACE Awards will be presented on April 12, 2010 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

Download the PACE Judges White Paper (pdf)
a must-read for those planning to enter an innovation.