To whom it may concern,

I am Yasujima from the EV design contest executive committee.

The 4th EV design contest will be held in accordance with the Tokyo 
Motor Show in autumn 2019.
In 2018,APEV will hold Workshop as its pre-event with the following 
contents. 

This "EV design contest Car Design Workshop "will be done in Japanese 
language only.

1) Date and time : September 21, 2018 (Friday) 10:00 - 17:00 (with lunch 
 / break), social gathering is from 17:00 to 17:40

2) Location: Gallery Too @ Toranomon Mori Building 36 Tokyo Japan

3) Organizer: APEV

4) Supporters: Benesse Holdings, Inc./Car Design Academy
              /Tools International Corporation

5) Lecturer:  Toshio Yamashita(Commissioner,APEV / CEO, INTERROBANG 
DESIGN INC.)
       Takeru Can (Principal,Car Design Academy (CDA)) 

6) Call for participation of supporters: school teachers, sponsorship 
companies etc.

7) Eligibility: As of April 2019, students 18 years of age or older, 
free to join

8) Number of participants: 30 people on a first-come-first-served basis 

9) Curriculum
(A) Contest description
(B) Lecture on Design
(C) Sketch practice
(D) Sketch review

10) Participation Fee: Free but transportation costs are borne by you. 
    We offer lunch (lunch box) and beverages.
    We will have a social gathering (free) from 17:00 to 17:45, so if 
    you have time, please join.

11) Items to bring: Please bring writing instruments that you are 
    accustomed to drawing normally.

12) Capacity: 30 people. In case of a large number of applications, it 
    will be on first come, first served basis.

★ Entry method: Please send below info to <contest@apev.jp> by e-mail. 
  ・Mail title: 9/21 work shop application
  ・Zip code / address 
  ・Name 
  ・School / Undergraduate / Department / Grade 
  ・Phone number 
  ・Mail address 
  ・Participation plan in "EV design contest 2019"
      Two choices (I want to apply/under consideration)

◎ Application deadline: August 31 (Fri) 17:00 JST (in first-come-first-
served cases)
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  EV Design Contest Executive Committee
  E-mail: contest@apev.jp
 Website:http://www.apev.jp/contest/en/
  TEL:+81-50-3736-8325
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To whom it may concern,
  Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) holds "EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017" so as to support student's development and popularize electric vehicles.
Year 2017 was the 3rd in its series. The final screening and award ceremony was held as part of "Tokyo Motor Show Symposium 2017". Now a workbooklet is completed.

◎Contents of the workbooklet are as follows
・Message from the Organizer
・Organizations, Supporters
・Works and photos of six winning teams at ceremony, comments from screening committee
・Works for second screening
・Message from Head of Screening Committee
・Workshops
・APEV Symposium
・Preliminary announcement concerning next year's 2019 contest


★A pdf file is available here(http://www.apev.jp/news/20180614_01.pdf)

◎Contact:Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV Japan) TEL:+81-50-3736-8325 FAX:+81-50-3153-2686 E-mail:contest@apev.jp Website: http://www.apev.jp/contest/en/
To whom it may concern, 

APEV is pleased to inform you that two English Version Videos of "Final Screening and Award Ceremony of EV Mobility Design Contest" held on November 4th 2017 were uploaded to YouTube as follows.

We would appreciate it if you could click the "Like" button.

1)<Morning session> Final presentation/Discussion about interaction

2)<Morning session 1> Award Ceremony

Note:Panel discussion Video in the latter half of the afternoon is not open to the public.

We are planning to hold the 4th EV Mobility Design Contest contest in 2019.

★Contact
 Gen Yasujima ,  EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV Japan)
 TEL:+81-50-3736-8325 FAX:+81-50-3153-2686
To whom it may concern, 

 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) holds "EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017" so as to support student's development and popularize electric vehicles. 
This year 2017, was the 3rd in its series. The final screening and award ceremony was held as part of "Tokyo Motor Show Symposium 2017". 
Details of the event are reported as below.

Time & Date:10:00-16:00 November 4th, 2017(Sat) 
Venue:Conference Rooms 605-608,Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6F 


〇Morning session:10:00-13:00

"Final Screening, Award Ceremony and display of final works of EV Mobility Design Contest 2017"

 Preceded with the explanation of APEV and the contest by Chief Commissioner Mr.Tajima, 10 international teams which have passed the 2nd screening gave a presentation.
The final judge was made immediately after, and the prizes were given as follows.

The Head of Screening Committee Mr. Nakamura and members of screening committee Mr. Okuyama and Mr. Nagaya stated how the awards were decided and encouraged the students for their achievements.
This is the first time that a team from abroad had won the Grand Prix. 
Furthermore, one team being given double awards had been unprecedented until this year.

Also, a session in which students discussed about their experiences from SNS interaction was held.

*The video of this AM program will be shared soon.

<Awards>Award/Country/School/Team
 ・Grand Prix, with 200 thousand yen as a supplementary prize: China/ Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts/Triple Six
 ・METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Minister Award, with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize: Japan/Chiba Institute of Technology/SAL
 ・MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport) Minister Award, with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize:Japan/Tokyo Metropolitan University/N DENKI

 Sponsorship Awards
 ・NTN Award: Japan/Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology/ebi-P
 ・Car Design Academy Award: India/National Institute of Design/Team EV India
 ・Bosch Award: Japan/Tokyo Metropolitan University/N DENKI
 ・Mitsubishi Chemical Award: Japan/Nagoya City University/GoL


〇Afternoon session:14:15-16:00
1)Greeting: Hiroshi Yokokawa(President of Japan Association of 
Athletics Federations, APEV Chairman)

2)"Towards a Zero Emission Island": Yuriko Koike (Governor of Tokyo)
 She made a presentation on Tokyo's policies to expand electric vehicles (especially demonstration tests conducted in island areas) while bringing in her own experiences as well.

3)APEV Symposium:"Near future prospects (-2050): The society created by EV and the role of design"
 Members of the screening committee, Mr. Nakamura, Mr. Okuyama, Mr. Nagaya took the role as the panelist and Mr. Yamashita (APEV Commissioner & CEO, INTERROBANG DESIGN INC.) was in charge as a moderator to discuss on "industry", "life", "car design" and "design education". 
 The active exchange of opinions led to the conclusion that "design's application becomes all the more broad and significant in the era of EV and autopilot".

★Please refer pdf file in full detail.

★Please refer posters of 10 teams which have passed the 2nd screening.

★Contact
 Gen Yasujima ,  EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV Japan)
 TEL:+81-50-3736-8325 FAX:+81-50-3153-2686
To whom it may concern, 

 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV Japan) is now holding 2017 EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students. We have made the second screening. There are 10 teams out of 23 teams passed the second screening. 
The teams which passed are as follows.

<Teams passed the second screening>Country,School,Team(listed in alphabetical order of school)

JapanAdvanced Institute of Industrial Technologyebi-P
Philippines Car Design Academy Team Hope
Uganda Car Design Academy Magnitude
Japan Chiba Institute of Technology SAL
China Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Triple Six
Italy IAAD - Istituto d'arte applicata e design LE-ON
Japan Nagoya City University GoL
India National Institute of Design Team EV India
Japan Tokyo Communication Arts KIM HYEON SU
JapanTokyo Metropolitan UniversityN electricity

<Final Screening and Award Ceremony>

 Date:10:00A.M.-12:00P.M. November 4th, 2017 
 Venue:Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6F Conference Rooms <http://www.bigsight.jp/english/>
 *Presentation from the teams which passed the second screening, the final screening and award ceremony will be held as a program of Tokyo Motor Show Symposium 2017.

<Awards>

◎Grand Pix(1 team), with 200 thousand yen as a supplementary prize 
◎METI (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry) Minister Award(1 team), with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize 
◎MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport) Minister Award(1 team), with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize 
◎Sponsorship Awards (1 team each award)
 ・NTN Award
 ・Car Design Academy Award 
 ・Bosch Award
 ・Mitsubishi Chemical Award

 After the award ceremony, APEV symposium will be held in the afternoon.
 Screening committee members will discuss existens of the next generation mobilities and future society based on the winning works.Also famous guest speaker will make keynote speech.
 Detailed information will be updated on APEV's website later. 〈http://www.apev.jp/contest/en/

★Please refer pdf file in full detail.

★Contact
 Gen Yasujima ,  EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV Japan)
 TEL:+81-50-3736-8325 FAX:+81-50-3153-2686
<To APEV members and the press>
 
 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) is now holding the EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017.

 We are pleased to inform the workshop 1 (WS1) was held. We invited the teams which passed the first screening to WS1. We have 23 teams from 16 schools that passed the first screening, and 10 teams from 8 schools of them joined WS1.

・Schools:Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Chiba University,
 Graduate School of Chiba University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Tokyo Communication Art, Nagoya City University, Nihon Kougakuin College, HAL Nagoya
・Date:July 1st (Sat.) 10 A.M.~6 P.M.
・Venue: café 1886 at Bosch, Shibuya, Tokyo
・Lecturers:Toshio Yamashita (Commissioner of APEV, EV Contest Executive Committee Chairman), Takeru Can (Nori, inc. Design Director)

・Contents:
 In the morning, the students presented about their design proposal for the first screening in 3 minutes. Lecturers and representatives of the sponsors gave some comments to students. "We expect that students could deeply understand the significance of concepts and designs through this workshop" said Mr. Yamashita, Executive Committee Chairman.

In the afternoon, lectures about how to represent ideas of designs, packages that focused on seating posture of occupant, and ways to draw sketches were delivered.

Time for teams to elaborate designs and concepts was set after the lectures. Lecturers and representatives of the sponsors gave advices and responded to individual consultation.

Mr. Yamashita encouraged everyone in the end, "I expect all teams to raise the level of works, and I am looking forward to seeing you at the workshop 2 after the second screening."

 Organizers took videos of WS1 and will deliver in Japanese and English for students, sponsor companies, supporting groups, and APEV members that couldn't participate in the workshop this time.

 We sincerely acknowledge Bosch Co., Ltd., who provided venue and reception party for workshop 1, and representatives of the following sponsor companies: Car Design Academy, TOOLS INT'L, Marubeni Information Systems Co., Ltd, Mitsubishi Chemical Co., Ltd., Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Renesas Electronics Co., Ltd.

★Please refer pdf file in full detail.
 
■Contact
Gen Yasujima   EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV)
Address: FUKUTAKE HALL THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO  
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo  113-0033  JAPAN
Tel: +81-50-3736-8325   FAX: +81-50-3153-2686
  Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) is now holding 2017 EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students.
Today we are pleased to announce the first screening results. 
The selection was extremely difficult because every team submits an excellent work. 

The selected teams are as below.
◎Total:16 schools / 23 teams (Entry:34 schools / 96 teams)
◎From Japan: 9 schools / 12 teams 
◎From overseas:  8 countries,7 schools / 11 teams(2 schools / 2 teams : China
   1 school / 2 teams : India, Italy
   1 school / 1 team: Philippines, Taiwan, Tunisia, Uganda, UK)
   Please wait for the final screening and award ceremony of winning entries at the Tokyo Motor Show in this autumn. 

★Please refer the List of selected teams

★Contact
Gen Yasujima ,  EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV)
 TEL:+81-50-3736-8325 FAX:+81-50-3153-2686
To whom it may concern,
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) is now holding 
2017 EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students. 

We have the honor to inform you that Minister Awards from METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) and MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) will be awarded to outstanding teams.

This contest aims to provide opportunities to learn and think about automated driving, traffic policies for depopulated areas, and issues that have been discussed in national research conferences. We hope that Minister Awards could encourage the participants, and expect developing sophisticated suggestions. There are also new jury members from METI and MLIT.

Same as previous time, MOE (Ministry of the Environment), METI , MLIT and The University of Tokyo are supporting this contest. Furthermore, because of the relationship with TOCOG (The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games), we will receive support from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government this time.

We do not evaluate works only by styling. 
We look forward to far-sighted ideas considering the trend of whole society, and proposals including worldviews which are one step ahead of other design contests.

★The following are the awards of this contest. 
 ◎ Grand Pix(1 team), with 200 thousand yen as a supplementary prize
 ◎ METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Minister Award(1 team), with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize
 ◎ MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) Minister Award(1 team), with 100 thousand yen as a supplementary prize
 ◎Company Award(several teams), official names and supplementary prizes will be decided by supporting companies. 

★Screening Committee
 ◎Head: Shiro Nakamura(Ex-Senior Vice President, CCO, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)
 ◎Members:
 ・Tadao Ando (Architect & Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
 ・Akihiro Nagaya (Executive Officer, Chief General Manager, Design Center, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.) 
 ・Ken Okuyama (Industrial Designer & CEO, Ken Okuyama Design)
 ・Patrick le Quément (Industrial designer & Ex-Senior Vice President of Corporate design, Renault)
 ・Zhang, Fan (Vice President, Head of Design Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd.)
 ・Noriyuki Mita (Deputy Director-General, Manufacturing Industries Bureau Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
 ・Masayuki Shima (Senior Deputy Director-General, Road Transport Bureau Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) 
 ・Nobuhiro Tajima (Chief Commissioner, Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles)


★In addition, we have attached a revised list of "The participating 
schools for EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017" 
witch was announced before.

◎Total:34 Schools / 96 Teams.

◎ From Japan: 20 Schools / 45 Teams. 

◎From overseas: 15 countries,14 Schools / 51 Teams.
  Taiwan:5 Schools / 18 Teams, Italy: 2 Schools / 13 Teams, , India:1 School / 5 Teams, 
  China:4 Schools / 4 Teams
  Below countries are 1 School / 1 Team :
  Australia, Canada, Philippines, Qatar, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, UAE, Uganda, UK, USA

Please refer the List of participating schools in full detail.

★Contact
Gen Yasujima   EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV)
Address: FUKUTAKE HALL THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO  
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo  113-0033  JAPAN
Tel: +81-50-3736-8325   FAX: +81-50-3153-2686
To whom it may concern,
 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) is now holding "EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017".

 Now entries were closed and from all over the world many teams of students have applied.
 
APEV proudly announce the result of application as follows.

★Total:32 Schools / 82 Teams.

★ From Japan: 20 Schools / 45 Teams. 

★From overseas: 14 countries,12 Schools / 37 Teams.
 Italy: 2 Schools / 11 Teams,Taiwan:5 Schools / 10 Teams,
 China:3 Schools / 3 Teams,  India:1 School / 3 Teams,

 Below countries are 1 School / 1 Team :
 Australia,Canada,Philippines,Qatar,Spain,Tunisia,UAE,Uganda,UK,USA

◎Please refer the List of participating schools in full detail.

◎Contact
Gen Yasujima   EV Design Contest Secretary-General 
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV)
Address: FUKUTAKE HALL THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO  
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo  113-0033  JAPAN
Tel: +81-50-3736-8325   FAX: +81-50-3153-2686
To whom it may concern,

 Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) is now holding "EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2017".

We've extend the application deadline and would like to inform you the following things.

As for students, we are looking forward to your applications.
As for teachers,we would like ask you to promoting further entries.

Also, I would like to ask the media organizations to widely disseminate information.

Thank you for your cooperation.

                        "Note"

1. We've extend the application deadline to May 12th 18:00 (GMT+9:00). 
We are looking forward to your application.

■Application Procedures
 1)Check the website for the contest details. 
 2)Make sure to read and agree with terms and conditions on the website. 
 3)Download the application form from this URL. 
 4)Fill in the application form and save as a word format (.doc).
 5)Submit the application form as a word format (.doc) by e-mail to the 
   EV contest executive committee. <contest@apev.jp>
 6)Deadline: May 12th. 18:00 (GMT+9:00)

2.The following are the Detail requirements for the first screening.

■Please submit the following two works

 ①Explain you proposal considering real-life situation in(1)user(2)
  infrastructure(3)packaging(4)practicality of the new technology  
  by articles, with figures and graphs as necessary. 

  English proposal can have a maximum of 1500 words, and the maximum is 3000 words when adding Japanese. 
  The proposal should be summarized in up to three A3 sheets. 

 ②Sketches up to three A3 sheets including use situation, by handwriting or in a CAD file. It is not necessary to sketch driver's seat or inside the vehicles. 
  However, please include them if it is necessary for explaining the concept of design. 

 〇Save ① and ② as PDF. The maximum file size limit is 10MB. 
  Handwriting must be scanned and saved as PDF.

 ○All works must be submitted by e-mail to the following address: 
  〈contest@apev.jp〉.
  The submission deadline is on May 31st 18:00(GMT+9:00).
  We do not accept any submission by mail or courier service.

★Please refer PDF file in full detail.

■Contact
Gen Yasujima   EV Design Contest Secretary-General
Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV)
Address: FUKUTAKE HALL THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo  113-0033  JAPAN
Tel: +81-50-3736-8325   FAX: +81-50-3153-2686