Want to kick-start your career within the automotive industry?

  • Win £9,000
  • 6 months work experience
  • Industry wide acclaim

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How to enter

Please note that entries have now closed for 2015. You can still find plenty of information on here and you can register for updates for next year’s programme which will open early 2016.

Describe, in no more than 500 words an idea or innovation that would improve the UK automotive business

The idea should fall into one of four categories; Mobility, Connectivity, Sustainability, or Customer Experience, and it could work in any area of the automotive business – from concept through to the sales showroom, car ownership and the aftermarket.  You will need to demonstrate how your idea could be put into action and the advantages it would bring. 



Design/Engineering that improves or enhances vehicle performance 

Systems/Approaches that will aid transport and infrastructure 



Ideas that draw on the connected vehicle and the opportunities this brings 

Improvements to the sales process 

Ideas that improve safety through better awareness



Ideas that help UK (and world) reduce emissions from automotive and reach low carbon targets 

Ideas that enable individuals to reduce carbon footprint whilst using vehicular transport to get from A to B


Customer Experience

Ways of improving the ownership experience, sales process or aftermarket

Marketing/communications ideas that help launch new products, extend the product cycle, help manage demand, shift value perceptions, simplify the customer journey, build dealer support, or help consumers make more responsible choices. 



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