eCarTec Award 2016: Celebrities To Support Electric Mobility

eCarTec Award 2016: Celebrities To Support Electric Mobility

04.08.2016: October 17, 2016: Festive Award Ceremony of the Bavarian State Award for Electric Mobility

•    October 17, 2016: Festive Award Ceremony of the Bavarian State Award for Electric Mobility in Munich

•    New Application Deadline: Open for Submissions until August 31

Nina Ruge, German TV host, writer and journalist, is one of the new Ambassadors of Electric Mobility and Laudator at the award ceremony of the 2016 eCarTec Award - Bavarian State Award for Electric Mobility.

Patron of the award is Ms Ilse Aigner, Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology. She has already confirmed to attend the award ceremony.

Taking place on October 17 at the Munich Glyptothek, it will be the festive opening of the world's leading B2B trade fair for electric mobility eCarTec 2016 as well as the eMove360° Europe 2016 International Trade Fair for Mobility 4.0 - connected - autonomous (October 18-20, Messe München).

Celebrity Ambassadors for Electric Electric Mobility

„Slow down with fossil vehicles – full steam ahead with electric mobility: The German automotive industry is an aorta of our economy - and the shift from it's outstanding combustion engine competence towards electric mobility affects us all.

If they manage to be ahead in this international competition too, then our economy will be fine - and so will we! That is why this change as well as our car industry need our support - and it is why I beat the drum for it", Nina Ruge explained her motivation to become an Ambassador for Electric Mobility (German video statement).

German actor, author and documentary filmmaker Hannes Jaenicke is enthusiastic about driving an electric car. „It saves a lot of money, it doesn't smell, it makes no noise and it is simply fun", said Jaenicke at the 2015 award ceremony, pointing out the advantages of electric mobility.

Depending on his shooting schedule, he plans to attend the award ceremony as an Ambassador and Laudator.

Award Ceremony: Glamour in the Glyptothek

More than 200 invited guests from economy, science, politics and the media will see the presentation of the awards for the four categories „Electric Vehicles“, "Energy Infrastructure & Storage“, Powertrain & Electronics“ and “Sustainable Product & Mobility Concepts“ in the festive setting of the Munich Glyptothek on October 17 - and experience a really glamorous night.

Robert Metzger, founder and organizer of the award: „The annually increasing participation of exhibitors as well as the public interest in this unique award reflect the rapidly growing interest in eco-friendly technologies and sustainable mobility.

 I am delighted to see this development and I feel that our engagement here is recognized by the community. The fact that we once again have a group of prominent supporters shows how important this topic is as far as the development of our socitey is concerned."

Interested companies and organizations can join the competition until August 31, 2016. It gives them the opportunity to recieve 15,000 Euro price money that each of the four category winners will take home.

The award comes with a total price money of 60,000 Euro and will presented in the following categories:

•    Electric Vehicles

•    Sustainable Product & Mobility Concepts

•    Powertrain & Electronics

•    Energy Infrastructure & Storage

More information and the application form can be found at

About eCarTec

eCarTec Munich is the world's largest trade fair for Electric & Hybrid Mobility. International exhibitors

present at eCarTec Munich the complete range of sustainable mobility: battery systems and charging infrastructure, drivetrains and electric vehicles of all kinds as well as modern eSharing schemes and mobility concepts. The test track eLiveDrive, an extensive conference programme and the eCarTec Award 2016 - international Bavarian State Award for Electric Mobility complete the attractive accompanying agenda of the eCarTec Munich 2016.

More information at

Holger Neumann- photo Ecartec


04.08.2016 / MaP

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