Winners announced in the EV Powered Awards 2024: Celebrating and Rewarding Excellence in Electric Vehicles

At the highly anticipated inaugural EV Powered Awards, the brightest stars of the EV industry were recognised for their innovation, vision, and commitment to sustainability.

Broadcast on the EV Powered Youtube channel, the event showcased the best of electric mobility and celebrated the champions driving this transformative industry forward.

Among the highlights of the evening were the awards recognizing the best electric vehicles across various categories. Here are the finalists and winners of the prestigious awards:

Best City Car of the Year Award

This award celebrates urban mobility and innovation, and the finalists exemplified the essence of practicality and style tailored for city life. The finalists included the Fiat 500E, Citroen AMI, Electric MINI, and VW E-up. After much anticipation, the coveted title was clinched by the Citroen AMI.

Best Small Car

Compact yet powerful, small electric cars are becoming increasingly popular. The finalists in this category were the Peugeot e-208, Vauxhall Corsa Electric, MG4 EV, and VW ID3. The winner, earning recognition for its outstanding performance, is the MG4 EV.

Best Electric Family Car

Family-friendly and sustainable, electric family cars are leading the charge towards greener transportation. The finalists, including the Polestar 2, Volvo EX30, Skoda Enyaq, and Tesla Model 3, showcased the diversity within this segment. Ultimately, the Tesla Model 3 emerged victorious, earning acclaim for its performance and innovation.

Best Premium Electric Car of the Year

Luxury meets sustainability in the premium electric car category. With finalists like the Porsche Taycan, Mercedes EQS, Lucid Air, and BMW i7, competition was fierce. However, the Mercedes EQS stood out as the epitome of elegance and eco-consciousness, securing the prestigious title.

Best Electric SUV Car of the Year

SUVs are evolving with the times, embracing electric powertrains for a sustainable future. Among the finalists—Audi Q8, Mercedes EQA, Kia Niro EV, and Hyundai Ioniq 5—the Kia Niro EV was crowned the winner, recognised for its versatility and eco-friendly design.

The Bundle of Fun Award

This category celebrates unconventional and exhilarating electric vehicles that bring joy to their riders. From the Carver to Moke and Pure e-scooters, the competition was spirited. Ultimately, Moke took home the title, capturing hearts with its unique charm and spirited performance.

EV Challenger Brand of the Year

Recognising the disruptive force of challenger brands in the EV landscape, this award highlights innovation and ambition. After careful deliberation, BYD emerged as the winner, showcasing its commitment to pushing boundaries and driving change.

Best Car Repowering Company of the Year

Repowering classic cars with electric drivetrains represents a blend of tradition and innovation. Among the finalists—Electrogenic, Lunaz, Silent Classics, and Everati—Lunaz was honoured for its exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to preserving automotive heritage.

Best Commercial Electric Vehicle

The commercial sector is embracing electric vehicles for their efficiency and sustainability. The VW Buzz Cargo secured the top spot in this category, beating the Electric ford transit, VW Buzz Cargo, Vauxhall Vivaro-e, Citroen, to be recognised for its practicality and forward-thinking design.

Best Last-Mile Delivery Solution Company

Efficient last-mile delivery is essential for a sustainable future. Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) claimed victory in this category, hailed for its innovative approach to urban logistics and eco-friendly solutions.

Best Commercial Vehicle Repowering Company of the Year

Innovation in repowering commercial vehicles is crucial for reducing emissions in transportation. Equipmake was recognised as a leader in this field, demonstrating excellence in engineering and sustainability.

The other finalists taking companies on a journey into the future of fleet power were: Lunaz, Equipmake, Kleanbus, Magtec

Best Charging Network

A robust charging infrastructure is essential for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Among the contenders—Instavolt, Ionity, Tesla, and Osprey—Tesla emerged as the winner, praised for its extensive network and user-friendly experience.

The EV Innovation Award

Innovation drives progress in the EV industry, and finalists like NIO and Fisker showcased groundbreaking advancements. Ultimately, Fisker was honoured for its pioneering spirit and commitment to redefining electric mobility.

The EV Powered Spark Award for Outstanding Achievement

This prestigious award recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to the EV industry. Among the esteemed finalists, Alejandro Agag was celebrated for his visionary leadership and tireless efforts behind co-founding: Founder Formula , Extreme E, E1(boat racing series).

Agag beat fellow finalists; Jordon Brompton – COO Myenergi, Mel Shufflebotham COO – Zap Map, Quentin Wilson – Motoring Journalist, Elon Musk – Founder Tesla 

The EV Powered Awards 2024 concluded with a sense of optimism and excitement for the future of electric mobility. As the world transitions towards sustainable transportation, these award winners stand as beacons of innovation, driving positive change and shaping a cleaner, greener future for all.

As the electric vehicle sector grows, the 2025 awards will be held at a unique dinner at the start of 2025 to celebrate and reward the very best individuals and companies in the UK. Check back as details will be announced in Mid 2024.

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