2020 Induction & Awards Ceremony

Tickets and sponsorship’s for the black-tie event are available by contacting Margarite Fourcroy at 313.240.4000 or MFourcroy@thedrivingspirit.org.

The Automotive Hall of Fame will induct four new members this year and announce the inaugural Mobility Innovator Award at the 2020 Induction & Awards Ceremony in Detroit, Mich., at the MGM Grand Hotel on July 23. The Automotive Hall of Fame’s 2020 Inductees include: Mong-Koo Chung, Chairman and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company; Thomas Gallagher, former CEO of Genuine Parts Company; Jay Leno, automotive heritage leadership through his Jay Leno’s Garage series on CNBC; and Helene Rother, one of the first women to sustain a career in automotive design (interiors) for General Motors, Nash Motors, and others.

This year the Automotive Hall of Fame is proud to announce a new award called Mobility Innovator. This award captures the outstanding work that has been done to push the technologies and services that have created the current revolution in automotive and personal freedom of mobility. The 2020 Mobility Innovator awardee is Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom and a member of its Management Board.

The 2020 Automotive Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, at the MGM Grand Detroit. Tickets and sponsorship’s for the black-tie event are available by contacting Margarite Fourcroy at 313.240.4000 or MFourcroy@thedrivingspirit.org. To reserve a room at the MGM Grand Detroit follow this link.

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