VACC Target 2030 Automotive Design Awards

MyDrive | Now in its sixth year, VACC Target 2030 hosts an annual automotive design competition for Victoria’s secondary and tertiary students, called VACC Target 2030. The students are challenged to design the vehicles of the year 2030. The winners will be announced at the prestigious VACC Target 2030 Automotive Design Awards, hosted by VACC and attended by Ford, Holden, Toyota, members of the automotive industry, and learning institutes including Monash, RMIT and Swinburne Universities.

Date: Thursday 12 July 2012
Start Time: 6.00pm
Finish Time: 8.00pm
Venue: BMW Edge, Federation Square

MyDrive | VACC Target 2030

MyDrive | VACC Target 2030

Photograph and interview opportunities:

  • The next generation of automotive designers
  • The amazing designs and futuristic models
  • Proud parents and teachers
  • Australia’s top automotive designers
  • VIPs from the automotive industry
  • Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall

What’s at stake for the winning students?

  • cash prizes ($3,000) for students and their school, college or university
  • the chance to be judged by professional automotive designers
  • the opportunity to exhibit their work to the public
  • an occasion to network and meet future employers

Why the media should attend
This event looks at future vehicles in a backdrop of ‘big picture’ issues eg automotive manufacturing; skills shortages, training and future careers; cost cutting at TAFE’s and school funding; the introduction of hybrid and electric vehicles; congestion and parking problems; transport and infrastructure questions plus the human interest stories. Whichever angle you are interested in; there is an opportunity for members of the media to pursue it at the Target 2030 Automotive Design Awards.

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