Rappler contributor wins at Henry Ford Awards
MANILA, Philippines – Rappler contributor Shaira Panela won at the 16th Henry Ford Awards (HFA) for her story about an electric car made by Filipino engineer Adonis Lagangan.
"Meet the Genius EV, a Filipino engineer's contribution to the green movement" came out in Rappler's technology section in September 2016. It competed in the HFA "Automotive Green Feature" category, which puts the spotlight on stories about earth-friendly motoring initiatives that help reduce carbon footprint.
The category appears for the first time in the history of the contest, along with categories "Smart Technology Feature," and "Best Automotive Magazine."
The HFA, now on its 16th year, is considered as the most prestigious automotive journalism award-giving body in the Philippines.
The annual awards recognize the best of print, online, and broadcast journalism in the motoring industry.
The awards night was held on Thursday night, Dec 1, at the Bayanihan Center in Pasig. – Rappler.com