430 on-site delegates in Bad Nauheim, Germany, plus further online participants met again from October 18 to 20, at EuroCarBody 2022, 24th Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference, for hands-on, exclusive presentations of recently launched car body projects from around the world.
In detailed technical presentations, the OEM engineering teams presenting the car bodies of the new Nissan Ariya, Range Rover Sport, Ford E-Transit, Mazda CX-60, BMW 7Series/i7, Renault Mégane E-Tech, GMC Hummer EV, Toyota bZ4X/Subaru Solterra, and VW ID.Buzz explained their development, material and production concepts and then answered questions from the live audience as well as from remote participants, at and around the respective car body exhibit – with the audience forming what gave the Automotive Circle its name. With the exception of the GMC Hummer car body – the GMC team presented remotely, showing the Hummer’s body in a live video session – all body exhibits could be fully inspected by all conference participants on the three conference days, as could the respective full vehicles.
During the conference, the participants were provided with the standardized EuroCarBody benchmark data with detailed information on weights, materials, components, joining techniques as well as production data of all presented car bodies.
As every year, at the end of the conference, this year’s results of the competition for the prestigious EuroCarBody Awards – Volume Segment and Premium Segment – were announced, based on a voting in five technical categories by the members of the conference audience as well as the expert jury of the international OEM Advisory Board of the conference, determining the…
…winners of the EuroCarBody Awards 2022:
𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝘂𝗺 𝘀𝗲𝗴𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁: 𝗕𝗠𝗪 𝟳 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 /𝗶𝟳
2nd place in the premium segment: GMC Hummer EV
𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘂𝗺𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗴𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁: 𝗡𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝗶𝘆𝗮
2nd place in the volume segment: Toyota bZ4X/Subaru Solterra
We look forward to seeing you again in 2023.
Note the date right now: EuroCarBody 2023/ October 17 – 19, 2023
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