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Car HMI USA Award 2022

Take your chance and apply for the annual CAR HMI USA Award now!


The Car HMI USA award exclusively honors exceptional projects in the automotive industry and celebrates exceptional solutions, innovations, and unique development processes in the areas of automotive user experience, UIs, and HMI. Our expert jury will review the applications and nominate the best projects. Taking place on the main stage of the CAR HMI USA, the award ceremony will bring the nominees the recognition they deserve during a live-voting session with the largest community oof automotive UI, UX, and HMI decision-makers in North America.

Award trophies


Apply now: Get the recognition you and your company deserve!


Award Ceremony: Celebrating the best automotive driving projects at the Car HMI USA


November 14, 2022,directly after the first conference day


Live in Detroit & online in the livestream


Award Benefits

Earn industry-wide recognition

during the CAR HMI USA Award Ceremony where all key autonomous driving stakeholders in North America will be represented.

Attract media attention

through a CAR HMI Award press release, social media post, and media exposure for all the winners, as well as during the ceremony.

Elevate your project

and foster enthusiasm for your efforts among your colleagues, employees, management, and team members.

Help a good cause

as we will select a charity on behalf of the winners and donate $1,000 to support their individual projects.

Show off your achievements

with a Car HMI USA Award trophy and certificate to proudly display in your office.

Boost your brand

by including the Car HMI USA Award logo on all your marketing materials.


Evaluation Criteria

  • INNOVATION – How innovative or unique is the approach?
  • SIMPLICITY – How easy is the project to realize and to maintain?
  • ACHIEVEMENT – What has been improved through the implementation?
  • MATURITY – Is the approach ready to use?
  • COST EFFECTIVENESS – What is the balance of development costs and savings?

Facts at a glance


November 2021 – October 26, 2022: Submit your project by filling in the online application form.


October 26 – 31: Our expert jury will review all the applications.


October 31, 2022: The nominees will be announced and asked to prepare a short video presenting their projects. The video should be submitted before November 07, 2022.


November 14, 2022: The winners of the Car HMI USA Award will be announced during a live voting session.

The Winner of the CAR HMI USA Award 2021

In 2021, we had to digitize the event and award ceremony due to the ongoing pandemic. Each of the nominees presented their automotive UX & HMI solution via a short video, and through live voting, the Car HMI USA Community voted for their favourite projects showing outstanding effort in taking user interaction and UX to the next level. We are proud to announce that TomTom has won the Car HMI USA Award 2021 with their Navigation for Automotive.

Congratulations to TomTom for winning the CAR HMI USA Award 2021!

The Winners of 2021


TomTom with their Navigation for Automotive

TomTom Navigation for Automotive is the most comprehensive navigation solution for automakers available today, being cloud-native and full hybrid, working in both online and offline situations, and with a brand-new user interface that can be implemented across different brands, car lines, and regions.

2nd Place

The DiSTI Corporation with their Mixed-Criticality User Interface Development System

The patented project (USPTO No. 11,003,425) revolutionizes User Interface development fostering a digital transformation across OEM and automotive organizations worldwide.

3rd Place

XPERI with their DTS AutoStage Next-Gen In-Cabin Infotainment Platform

DTS AutoStage is the world’s only global connected radio solution which intuitively customizes, based on listening tastes, tens of millions of pieces of content from radio stations and non-linear sources, for millions of drivers every day, increasing in-cabin enjoyment and safety (no fiddling with controls while driving) – on a global scale.


Car HMI USA Award
Terms & Conditions


No applications for the Car HMI USA Award will be considered after October 26, 2022. All details must be submitted in English. The submitted application should be related to an HMI / UX  project at your company. Only projects that have been implemented or are already in an implementation phase are being considered. The implementation of the project must not date back longer than 2 years. Projects that have been awarded the Car HMI USA Award before may not apply again. The jury will only consider applicants who have completed the award application with all required details and will nominate projects for each category. Decisions of the jury are final and may not be disputed. The jury will adhere to our award guidelines. By submitting your application, you agree to the terms and conditions of we.CONECT.


All nominees will be asked to prepare a 2-minute video showcasing their project. Style, format, and content can be based on individual/corporate design. The video will be shown live on stage at the award ceremony on November 14, 2022. Failure to provide a video/presentation may result in disqualification. All nominees must attend the award ceremony or send a representative.


Besides being used for evaluation purposes, the information provided by applicants may be published on further channels by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH. We reserve the right to publish your project under your name and company name respectively. It is therefore advisable to ensure that all submissions are fully approved by your organization before applying.

Your Contact Person for the Car HMI USA Award

Sarah Schubert
Marketing Manager
Automotive Smart Mobility Series
Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 268
Email: sarah.schubert@we-conect.com