J.D. Power to Debut Two New Automotive Engineering Awards at SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit

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SAE International announces that J.D. Power will present two new automotive engineering awards during the 2019 WCX World Congress Experience, which will be held April 9-11 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

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This is the first time the achievements of engineering teams are being recognized. - Doug Betts, senior vice president of global automotive at J.D. Power

SAE International announces that J.D. Power will present two new automotive engineering awards during the 2019 WCX World Congress Experience, which will be held April 9-11 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

The two new awards are:

  • J.D. Power Engineering Award for Highest-Rated Vehicle All-New – Presented to the engineering team responsible for the highest-rated all-new vehicle for the 2018 Model Year.
  • J.D. Power Engineering Award for Highest-Rated Vehicle Redesign – Presented to the engineering team for the highest-rated redesigned vehicle for the 2018 Model Year.

“Through many J.D. Power studies, customers share their satisfaction levels about quality, dependability and performance areas within the auto industry, but this is the first time the achievements of engineering teams are being recognized,” said Doug Betts, senior vice president of global automotive at J.D. Power. “It’s recognition that comes from the people who buy the vehicles, and that’s something that should bring great pride to the recipients.”

The awards will be presented during the SAE International Awards Ceremony, which will be held Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 260, Portside Ballroom, Cobo Center. J.D. Power is Presenting Sponsor for the event. The Awards Ceremony honors professionals, educators and students who have demonstrated excellence and have significant achievements in virtually every aspect of the mobility industry including innovation and technology advancement.

The future of mobility is constantly in motion, and nowhere is the spirit of innovation and exploration more evident than at WCX World Congress Experience. Presented by SAE International, WCX propels the mobility industry forward through a convergence of engineering, research, design and technology. It’s where the brightest minds in mobility meet for three days of interactive learning, expert insight, collaboration and inspiration.

For more information or to register for SAE International’s WCX 2019, visit http://www.sae.org/wcx

Journalists and other members of the media seeking credentials should email pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association committed to advancing mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity. By engaging nearly 200,000 engineers, technical experts and volunteers, we connect and educate mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. These capabilities enable J.D. Power to help its clients drive customer satisfaction, growth and profitability. Established in 1968, J.D. Power has offices serving North America, South America, Asia Pacific and Europe.

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