Drivers of change: autocar industry competition

Ever dreamed about a career in the automotive industry?

Do you have the attributes to become a true innovator in one of three key areas of the automatic sector: technology, digital and retail?

If so, apply for this exciting automotive competition!

Drivers of Change is a UK-wide competition delivered by Autocar, executive search specialists Ennis & Co and a line-up of sponsors representing a who’s who of leading automotive brands.

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The winners in each of the three categories will receive a £5,000 prize, a prestigious award, and networking opportunities with leading industry figures that money can’t buy.

If you’re looking for more advice with networking, read the advice on our KEATS pages.


The competition is aimed at university students as well as talented individuals already working within or outside the automotive sector. Age or experience is irrelevant. Above all, entrants should be original thinkers with brilliant ideas to challenge the status quo.

For more details, including how to apply, visit

The closing date is 30th June 2020.


The King’s Careers Take:

Whether you win or not, competitions are a great way of building your knowledge, attributes, skills, and experience and you might discover a real passion for a part of industry you’d never explored before! Winning is much less important than learning to write about the transferrable skills you’ve gained from taking part. King’s Careers & Employability has got loads of CV and cover letter advice, so make sure you read this for guidance about how to discuss your competition experiences.