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IX MAK Award Ceremony - 2021

The IX award ceremony of the World Automotive Components Award (WAC) was held. This year, in addition to the usual voting, which started in August, there were three additional stages of voting at the exhibitions in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Moscow. Over 5,000 people were polled at the exhibitions. There was also an expert council formed from representatives of public authorities and other organizations working in the automotive industry; public organizations representing the interests of workers of automotive components manufacturers; heads of the largest automotive wholesalers; representatives of leading scientific and educational institutions of the automotive industry; analytical agencies; specialized media in Russia and other countries.

Every year the event becomes more and more competitive; let's have a look at this year's list of winners:

Nomination "Autolamps of the Year" - OSRAM
(Consumer Choice)

Nomination "Auto Bulb of the Year". - Philips
(Expert's Choice)

Battery of the Year nomination - EXIDE
(Consumer Choice)

Battery of the Year nomination - VARTA
(Expert's Choice)

Shock Absorber of the Year - KYB
(Consumer and Expert Choice)

Nomination "Engine parts" - MAHLE
(Customer and Experts' Choice)

Suspension and steering parts Brand of the Year - CTR
(Consumer and Expert Choice)

Best Korean Brand - AMD
(Expert and Customer Choice)

Drive belts category "Driving Belts of the Year - GATES
(Consumer Choice)

Driving Belts of the Year nomination - CONTITECH
(Expert's Choice)

Radiator of the Year - NISSENS
(Consumer and Expert Choice)

NGK spark plugs of the year - NGK
(Customer and Expert Choice)

Clutch of the Year - LUK
(Consumer and Expert Choice)

Brake Pads of the Year - TEXTAR
(Consumer Choice)

Brake pads. Japanese producer" - KASHIYAMA
(Expert judgment)

Brake discs of the year nomination - BREMBO
(Consumer and Expert Choice)

Filter of the Year nomination - MANN-FILTER
(Consumer Choice)

Filter of the Year" nomination - FRAM
(Expert's choice)

The nomination "Filter of the Year - domestic brand" - LIVNY
(Experts' choice)

Category "Wiper Blades of the Year - DENSO
(Consumer's choice)

Category "Wiper Blades of the Year - ALCA
(Expert Choice)

LIQUI MOLY Product Brand of the Year - Auto Chemicals
(Consumer and Expert Opinion)

Nomination "Electronics. Electronics - HELLA
(Choice of experts and consumers)

The main award this year was given to BOSCH as the best company in the nomination "Grand Prix Brand of the Year".

Also during the award ceremony the companies and specialists, who won in special nominations, were invited on the stage:

"Brand of the Year in the RTI segment" - JIKIU

"Breakthrough of the year" - MANDO

 "Filters - leader among Korean manufacturers" - SPEED MATE

"Manager of the Year in the Automotive Industry" - Anna Manvelova, ITE MF

"Best Technical Customer Support" - MAXIM ATAROV, Tenneco Inc. a division of DRiV Motorparts

"Regional Event of the Year" - SHATE -M

"60 Years of Safety" - BREMBO

Nomination "For contribution to the development of the automotive component industry in Russia" - LESJOFORS AUTOMOTIVE

Auto vacuum cleaners - premium comfort and safety - HEYNER

Analytical agency Aftermarket-DATA - Best analytics in the automotive components segment

The organizers of the award congratulate the winners and wish them to increase their quality in the future. You can read more about how this important day in the industry took place in the next issue of Autocomponents magazine.