Xuanyuan Award - China Auto Industry Award

Car of the Year - World Panel's Choice

Xuanyuan Award was founded in 2013 by Auto Business Review and EFS Consulting with the aim to promote the Chinese Automotive Industry to develop in a quality-oriented, sustainable and competitive way.

Xuanyuan Award not only focuses on the product itself but also on its impact on mobility and innovation in China.

Xuan refers to an ancient vehicle with a shed or curtain. Yuan, the two straight wooden sticks in front of the vehicle where the animals were connected and driven in front. Xuanyuan is also an alias of Huangdi (Yellow Emperor) who is the ancestor of the Chinese nation and the inventor of the Guide Vehicle.


Naming the Award after Emperor Xuanyuan shows our aim to be the top award in the automotive field, guiding and promoting China’s automotive industry to move forward.


The Xuanyuan Award


Car of the Year 2020


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The design of this car clearly speaks the "EV language". Its autonomous driving technology is comparable to Tesla, and it provides an innovative and emotional HMI experience as well as user-specific diversified services. It represents the Chinese OEMs’ pursuit of perfection. It was evaluated highly and unanimously acknowledged by the 7th Xuanyuan Award jury.