SAE International's Vehicle Electrification Magazine Earns National Azbee Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 3, 2012 - SAE International employees Ryan Gehm, Wayne Silvonic and Ryan Pristow won the 2012 National Azbee Silver Award in the Web Feature Article category for the article, "One Souped-up EV." The article appeared in the Aug. 24, 2011 issue of SAE Vehicle Electrification. Winners were announced during a ceremony held Wednesday, July 18, in New York City.

Gehm is an assistant editor and Silvonic and Pristow are both graphic designers.

The article employed embedded video and flip-through image boxes among other editorial and graphical elements, taking full advantage of the interactive capabilities offered by the digital magazine platform. These elements complemented the in-depth coverage of an EV start-up company, its technologies, and the challenges it faces.

The Azbee Awards are sponsored by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE); the competition recognizes the hard work and commitment of business and professional magazine, newsletter, and Web editors and designers. The Azbee award is a prestigious acknowledgement that the article has met high standards of excellence.  The Society's contest is extremely competitive, and one of the largest U.S.-business publication competitions.
SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.