The innovative automotive sector

The Dutch automotive sector is dynamic and innovative. Through the Automotive Innovation Award Foundation, the ANWB, BOVAG, LeasePlan, RAI Automotive Industry NL, RAI Vereniging and Roland Berger aim to raise awareness of the sector’s innovative capacity. The foundation presents prestigious awards to promising innovations that make mobility smarter, cleaner and more efficient. At the awards ceremony on Monday February 5th 2024, numerous automotive players will come together to exchange knowledge, join forces and build new partnerships.


Call for compelling Dutch automotive innovations

Starting today, Dutch organizations with promising innovations for the mobility sector can enter the competition for the Automotive Innovation Award 2024. Only innovations that make mobility smarter, cleaner, more efficient and/or safer are eligible for this coveted prize, which is awarded every two years and now for the fifth time. Read more



It's a public secret that I'm obsessed with anything to do with cars. In the automotive sector, everything comes together: innovation, employment, sustainability and design, and of course the fun and feeling of freedom thanks to mobility. Read more

Facts & figures

The Dutch automotive sector brings in an impressive 65 billion euros a year and employs around 120,000 people. Impressive figures. Read more

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