Hundreds of powertrain engineers and executives from around the world networked and traded stories prior to 25th 10 Best Engines event.
Matt Vance from Eaton discusses lobby exhibit with colleague.
Attendees chat at Federal-Mogul booth prior to awards ceremony.
Shanshan Peer from General Motors (middle) chats with fellow attendees in front of Mahle booth.
Daniel Moscara from Nemak (behind engine), Frank Abkenar from Ford, Rick Renick from Ford and Bernd Frank from Nemak discuss castings at Nemak booth.
John Rydzewski from GM chats about new water injection system on display at Roechling booth.
Yoon Lee from GM and colleague enjoy networking prior to awards ceremony.
Kristopher Healy, Wesley Haney and Shanshan Peer, all from GM, read up on award winners in WardsAuto program.
Nemak's display of intricate castings attracted steady stream of admirers, including Suzanne Robinson from Ford (far right).
Fabrizio Barilari from Roeching (left) explains his company's new electric supercharger.
2019 Wards 10 Best Engines awards await their new owners.
Oleg Satanovsky, Product & Technology Spokesperson for BMW, accepts award for 3.0L (B58) turbocharged I-6.
Gay Kent, Global Chief Engineer of Low Voltage Electrified Propulsion Systems at FCA U.S., accepts award for Ram 3.6L V-6 eTorque.
Frank Abkenar, Director of Global Engine Engineering at Ford, shows off awards for 5.0L V-8 and 3.0L diesel V-6.
Dan Nicholson, GM's Vice President-Global Electrification, Controls, Software and Electronic Hardware, accepts award for 6.2L small block V-8 with Dynamic Fuel Management.
Naritomo Higuchi, Powertrain Engineering Design Leader for 2018 Accord, and Kenichiro Shima, Powertrain Performance Development Leader for Accord Hybrid, accept award for 2.0L Atkinson i-VTEC 4-Cyl. HEV.
Jeongsoo Eo, Research Fellow of Electrified Systems at Hyundai Motors, accepts award for Single Motor Electric Propulsion system in Kona EV.
Youngbum Kum, Director of Fuel Cell Engineering Design Group at Hyundai Motors, accepts award for Fuel Cell Powertrain in Nexo.
Richard Madden, Senior Manager-Powertrain Performance, and Shinichi Kiga, Chief Powertrain Engineer, accept award for Infiniti's 2.0L VC-Turbo 4-cyl.
Kazunori Irifune, Senior Executive Engineer of Toyota Motor North America – Research & Development, accepts award for 2.0L Atkinson 4-cyl. HEV.
Traditional ice sculpture tops off 25 years of Wards 10 Best Engines.