The German Design Council, set up as a foundation by the German Bundestag, organizes the independent “Automotive Manufacturer Contest” and awards car designers and brand management. The winners are determined from 21 competition categories and 4 special categories.
At the renowned design competition, the “Automobile Manufacturer Contest”, Mercedes-Benz Cars received a total of 10 awards, including two top rankings.Ola Källenius, member of the Plank of Management of Daimler motor company AG, in charge of Mercedes-Benz Product Sales & Marketing, was honored as “Brand Manager of the Year”. The interior of the E-Class and the interior of the GLC Coupe both achieved the “Best of Best” award. The jury honors this accolade for exceptional performance.
Two other products from Mercedes-Benz Style also received awards: the Ameluna pendant light and the luxurious motor yacht ARROW460 – Granturismo. Since 2010, as well as the classic car design, Mercedes designers have been surrounding the design of other products in cooperation with select partners under the label Mercedes-Benz Style. The products are both hot and cool.
Presenting the Mercedes-Benz Cars winners:
Ola Källenius: Brand Manager of the Year
Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Interior: Best of Best
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé: Interior: Best of Best
Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Exterior: Winner
smart fortwo cabrio: Exterior: Winner
smart fortwo cabrio: Interior: Winner
Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA: Concepts: Winner
Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo: Concepts: Winner
Mercedes-Benz Style Ameluna pendant light: Future, Mobility & Parts: Winner
Mercedes-Benz Style Luxury Motor Yacht ARROW460 – Granturismo: Future, Mobility & Parts: Winner