IVTOY Jury Meeting 02.07.2018 in Hamburg

Jul 2, 2018

IVOTY Jury Meeting – Hamburg – 2nd July 2018

Italy, Austria, Romania excused. Czech absent. All other countries represented.

Minutes from last meeting in Amsterdam read and proposed.


PSA at Opel event / Ford event in week 29

Chairman urged members or debuties to attend.


Meeting with Fiat Professional MD in Milan.

Chairman invited questions from jury for 12 July luncheon.


No response from Tesla – Sweden to make contact re Pick-up contender for IPUA 2019.


Contact local market for latest Nissan eNV200 drives


Award presentation at end of press conferences at winners stand at IAA

PSA and Mercedes happy to allow announcement and presentation of same.


Switzerland – White paper on retrospective/future to be constructed in the Autumn


Minutes approved.


IVOTY 2019 Candidates

Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Courier

MB Sprinter


Renault Master ZE


31st August voting deadline


Germany to assess MAN candidacy for eTGE



Associate Membership


European OEM expansion across the globe.

Appointees for three to five years with a view to vote by five years proposed.

A truly International award with presentation maybe outside EU in future years.

Care needed in market choice of associate members.

Chairman has a number of nominees from USA, S. Africa, Brazil and Australia in mind


  • Belgium suggested that there may be an issue with contribution of associate members and language
  • Netherlands suggested active participants needed




Dublin supplier – 50% deposit paid for trophy and replicas

60% size replicas

PSA informed of licence fee. Payment x 3 brands confirmed

MB to pay licence fee

Peugeot boss to receive award if they win. The 2 additional trophies to presented to Citroen & Opel at a later date

Chairman asked if local market provide test vans, prior to vote – not available





Czech Republic – Where is Milan?


Options discussed;

Slovakia to cover or Slovenia to be introduced

Or Czech Republic and Slovakia to be combined


German proposed that Chairman contact Milan directly and discuss future participation




IVOTY and IPUA combined


IRE – €1,200 set up – proposal to be sent

CRO – €700/800 set up


Secure diary to allow brands to access and insert events planned

Allow collaboration with ITOY & IBUA?


NL – Diary to include truck and bus also


Event: VWCV – 6/7 September eCrafter




Poland wishes to discuss membership fee at next meeting – will be put on agenda

Chairman explained that fee ratified previously:

  • Covers replica trophy cost
  • Acknowledgment of association
  • Early access
  • Superior position with brand execs and designers
  • Required as part of company formation



IPUA – Mitsubishi L200 Thailand event, November

  • Home markets invitation (enquire within)




Congratulations and best wishes extended to Sandor (Hungary) on his recent marriage.


Next meeting planned at either PSA/Ford event


Ends 9:06