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Discover the winner… by a small head!

The Watts d’Or for Electric Car of the Year will probably be awarded tonight, November 10, throughout a ceremony broadcast stay on YouTube. A good document and a few surprises.

It was an pleasing awards ceremony laced with a good dose of suspense. The ceremony for the first version of the Golden Watts for electrical automobiles happened this night at the headquarters of Sabre Group, the writer of Automobile Prop.

For this primary version of a trophy that might develop and grow to be an unfailing annual occasion, groups from Sabre and Braxson (the holding firm) put the small dishes in the large ones to make sure a pleasant welcome for some 35 folks. People current on web site. The viewers consists of jury members, representatives of the profitable manufacturers, companions and sponsors, and firm workers.

This first version of Watts d’Or, hosted by our editor and podcaster Eric Dupin, was subsequently bodily held behind closed doorways (there was nonetheless no pageant night at the Salle Pleyel) however it was additionally a public occasion because it was broadcast stay streaming Automobile propre YouTube channel, which has round 120,000 subscribers.

After the opening speech, phrases from CEO Yon Nussbaumer and editor-in-chief Pierre Desjardins, the presentation of the jury and detailed explanations on the numerous voting strategies, the winners have been revealed:

  • Watt d’Or for Electric Car of the Year: Tesla Model Y Performance (1)
  • Watt d’Or Best Charging Network 2022: Fast
  • Watt d’Or for greatest innovation in electromobility: Revolt Club

It ought to be famous that in the Electric Car of the Year class, the outcomes have been significantly tight, with the Tesla Model Y narrowly profitable over the Renault Megane E-Tech. For this class, there have been additionally two separate and distinct votes, the jury and the public vote. The public put Megan forward, however Tesla received by a mean of two polling factors.

Regarding the charging community, idem, Fastned wins by only a few factors in entrance of Electra and Ionity, in response to completely different standards that each one steadiness (community for Ionity, innovation for Electra).

We thank everybody who allowed us to think about this venture from its creation to tonight’s occasion, whether or not it was the jury, our companions Chargeguru, Carbone Cafe and Mr. EV, and the many workers of Sabre and Braxson who have been concerned on this occasion. The success of this primary version of Watts d’Or.

We will return to this occasion in additional element early subsequent week.

In the meantime, for those who missed the present, you’ll be able to nonetheless watch it in full on replay on YouTube.

(1) You should have observed a small mistake on the slide throughout the stay, indicating “Tesla Model Y Grande Autonomy”, it is our fault, we despatched the unsuitable info to the administration


Charguru is a companion of Watts d’Or.

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