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
IVOTY 2019 Candidates
Ford Transit Connect
Ford Transit Courier
Renault Master ZE
31st August voting deadline
Germany to assess MAN candidacy for eTGE
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?
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)
No invite: DEN, FIN, SWE, NEL, SLO, FRA, TUR, GRE
Congratulations and best wishes extended to Sandor (Hungary) on his recent marriage.
Next meeting planned at either PSA/Ford event