AutoTech Breakthrough Award Winners Announced for Fleet Management, Telematics

The 2020 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards have been announced, recognizing the latest technology in automotive and transportation technology.

AutoTech Breakthrough Award Winners
The 2020 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards have been announced, recognizing the latest technology in automotive and transportation technology.
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The 2020 AutoTech Breakthrough Award winners have been announced in several categories. The awards set out to recognize standout automotive and transportation companies, services and products globally. 

Categories include: Connected Car, Autonomous Driving, Electric Vehicles, Engine Tech, Automotive Cybersecurity, Driver Safety, Car Sharing and Ride Hailing, Traffic Tech, Navigation and Mapping, Sensor Technology, Smart Parking, Vehicle Telematics, Fleet and Transportation Management, Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) and more. 

Entries were judged by a panel of senior professionals in the technical, business, academic and marketing industries. Evaluation criteria, assessment tools and scales were focused on innovation, performance, ease of use, functionality, value and impact. 

Connected Car

The following companies were recognized in the Connected Car category:

Driver Safety Solution of the Year: LISNR

Advanced Driver-assistance System of the Year: Qualcomm

Automotive Infotainment Solution of the Year: Infineon and Cypress

Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year: Helm.ai

“Our deep teaching technology addresses core difficulties impacting the autonomous driving industry, quickly resolving corner cases at the tail end and accelerating the roadmap to advanced L2/L3 production systems and L4 full autonomy.” says Vladislav Voroninski, CEO, Helm.ai. “Using our approach, we have topped out public computer vision benchmarks and surpassed state of the art production systems with minimal engineering effort. We have applied Deep Teaching across the perception and intent prediction parts of the autonomy stack and are providing validated full reference stacks powered by our AI software toward L2/L3 and L4 production programs.”


Connected Car Innovation of the Year: Urgently

Overall Connected Car of the Year: Comodif

Data Management Platform of the Year: Sibros

“As vehicles become more autonomous, connected and electrified – and new transportation business models emerge, the underlying software and data required to make this happen has become enormously complex,” says Mayank Sikaria, CTO, Sibros. “Our Deep Connectivity Platform offers the broadest spectrum of functionality available to alleviate the very real problem of automotive software and data complexity. We are delighted to receive this 2020 AutoTech Breakthrough Award in recognition of our innovation and success in the market.”

Overall Connected Company of the Year: Guardknox

Electric Vehicles

The following companies were recognized in the Electric Vehicles category:

Battery Charging Technology Solution of the Year: Freewire

Hybrid Technology Solution of the Year: Jeep

Auto Battery Technology Innovation of the Year: General Motors

Overall Electric Vehicle Technology of the Year: Ultraviolette Automotive


Overall Electric Vehicle of the Year: Lucid

Engine Tech

The following company was recognized in the Engine Tech category:

Engine Tech Innovation of the Year: Cryomatiks, Inc. 


Automotive Cybersecurity

The following companies were recognized in the Automotive Cybersecurity category:

Automotive Cybersecurity Solution of the Year: Upstream

Automotive Cybersecurity Innovation of the Year: C2A Security

Automotive Cybersecurity Company of the Year: Autocrypt

Navigation and Mapping

The following companies were recognized in the Navigation and Mapping category:

Navigation Technology Solution of the Year: Swift Navigation


HD Mapping Solution of the Year: Geopipe

Car Sharing and Ride Hailing

The following companies were recognized in the Car Sharing and Ride Hailing category:

Car Sharing Service of the Year: Gig Car Share

Cars-as-a-service (CaaS) Solution of the Year: Upshift

Ride Hailing Innovation of the Year: Affectiva

Ride Hailing Company of the Year: Circuit

Sensor Technology

The following companies were recognized in the Sensor Technology category:

Automotive Sensor Software Solution of the Year: Oculii

Automotive Sensor Hardware Solution of the Year: Trieye


Auto Sensor Innovation of the Year: SRI International

Overall Auto Sensor Company of the Year: AdaSky

Smart Parking

The following company was recognized in the Smart Parking category:

Smart Parking Solution of the Year: AppyWay

Traffic Tech

The following company was recognized in the Traffic Tech category:

Traffic Tech Solution of the Year: NoTraffic


Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle to Infrastructure

The following companies were recognized in the V2V and V2I category:

V2V Solution of the Year: HAAS Alert


V2I Solution of the Year: OWIN

V2I Innovation of the Year: VoltSafe

Vehicle-to-Everything Company of the Year: CEVA

Vehicle Telematics

The following companies were recognized in the Vehicle Telematics category:

Vehicle Telematics Solution of the Year: IMS

Vehicle Tracking Solution of the Year: Smartcar

Usage-based Insurance Solution of the Year: The Floow

Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year: Lytx


Fleet and Transportation Management

The following companies were recognized in the Fleet and Transportation Management category:

Fleet Management Solution of the Year: RideCell

Transportation Logistics Management Solution of the Year: Cognosos

Compliance Solution of the Year: Brodmann

Transportation Management Solution of the Year: SafeMode

Fleet Management Technology Company of the Year: EquipmentShare

“EquipmentShare is implementing breakthrough cloud technology to help the construction industry improve efficiency and productivity for the built environment,” says Bryan Vaughn, managing director of the AutoTech Breakthrough Awards. “We congratulate the EquipmentShare team for their Fleet Management Technology Company of the Year honors at this year’s AutoTech Breakthrough Awards, and we look forward to continued innovation from the company in 2021 and beyond.”


Industry Leadership

The following companies were recognized in the Industry Leadership category:

Auto Repair Solution of the Year: ForeverCar

Auto Dealership Technology of the Year: MotorK

Best Use of AI in AutoTech: Acerta

AutoTech Startup of the Year: Nuro

AutoTech CEO of the Year: Volta

Overall Transportation Tech of the Year: SmartDrive

Overall AutoTech Solution of the Year: DTS

Overall AutoTech Company of the Year: R3E

AutoTech Breakthrough is run by the Tech Breakthrough organization, a market intelligence and recognition platform for the most innovative technology companies in the world. Tech Breakthrough has worked with industry leading companies including Cisco, Dell, Philips, Sprint, HP, Comcast, Philips, Intel, McAfee, Quicken and more. Tech Breakthrough Award winners receive recognition and third-party validation from an independent organization to help rise above the most crowded technology markets. 

According to AutoTech Breakthrough, the global market for autonomous vehicles will be worth $556.67 billion by 2026 and the smart transportation market is projected to surpass $130 billion by 2024. 

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