- BYD Atto 3, Kia EV6 GT and Dacis Spring shake up the automotive industry with major wins.
- Previously unknown brands who have committed to emobility are front and centre.
EVs begin to take over the automotive industry at the News UK Motor Awards
The News UK Motor Awards 2023 celebrates excellence in the automotive industry, spotlighting the most exceptional vehicles of the year. The event, now in its sixth year, showcased a diverse array of new vehicles, from family SUVs to sports cars. Innovation within the automotive industry is the driving force behind the awards, and EVs are here to show what they can do.
The electric revolution took centre stage with the recognition of the BYD Atto 3 as the Electric Car of the Year. This further demonstrates the prevalence and emerging successes of previously unknown brands in the UK. Going electric pays off.
Adding to the EV wave, the Kia EV6 GT secured the Company Car of the Year title, highlighting the increasing appeal of electric options in corporate fleets. This accolade not only underscores the EV’s environmental benefits but also emphasizes its growing practicality in diverse driving scenarios.
Furthermore, the Dacia Spring claimed the Value Car of the Year award for redefining affordability in the EV market. Its winning combination of cost-effectiveness and electric efficiency sets a new standard for accessible emobility. It also helps to dispel the cost implications of new EVs. As models like the Dacia Spring find their footing, more and more affordable EVs are bound to follow.
As the automotive landscape continues to evolve, these wins stand as a testament to the transformative power of electric innovation. These vehicles are inspiring a shift toward a more eco-conscious tomorrow. With new and old brands emerging as award winners, we’re starting to get a glimpse into the automotive industry of the future. The front-runners are already here.
Rob Walsh, Motors Category Director, News UK, said:
“We’re delighted once again to shine a huge spotlight on the best vehicles from the last 12 months as we announce our Motor Award winners. Here at News UK we continue to provide extensive editorial coverage across our range of market leading titles, with our motoring experts’ opinions valued and trusted by our audiences. We also offer our manufacturer partners highly effective commercial solutions across print, radio, digital and video, helping them reach and engage their target consumers at scale. Congratulations to all our well deserving winners.”