The international jury of the Equip Auto 2005 Grands Prix for Technical Innovation has announced the 24 candidates in the running for awards to be presented during the upcoming exhibition in Paris, France. The awards will be presented October 14 at a special ceremony on the show grounds. The International Grands Prix for Technical Innovation are jointly organized by Equip Auto, the AJTE (Association of European Technical Journalists) and the AFPA (French Automotive Press Association), with the participation of the international press. The prizes will be awarded by an international jury made up of 75 journalists from 21 countries, including AutoServiceWorld affiliate Jobber News Magazine. Their aim is to select and reward the most innovative concepts, products and services from among the new offerings presented by exhibitors at Equip Auto. Gold and silver trophies will be awarded in Engineering and Advanced Technology, Spare Parts and Aftermarket, and Garage Equipment categories. Nominees follow: Engineering And Advanced Technology: Beru Eyquem Pressure Sensor Glow Plug; Continental Teves Steering Angle Sensor; Delphi Vision-Based Lane Departure Warning Technology; Hella Headlamp With Full LED Technology; LUK Clutch Servo Assistance; TRW Automotive Electric Parking Brake; Valeo Power Line Communications; and Valeo Multi-Beam Radar. Spare Parts And Aftermarket: Autosock Winter Traction Aid; Hella Hydrolux 1000 FF; Parrot CK5100 Car Radio With Bluetooth Hands-Free Car Kit; PPG Industries Ceramiclear D8105 (clearcoat); Siemens VDO Downloadkey For Digital Tachographs; Sofare Sevti-Media Player; Valeo Anti-Bacteria Diffuser For Air-Conditioning System; Ymax APR1 Airless Plastics Repair. Garage Equipment: Bosch KDS Optical Wheel Alignment Of Wheel-Axle Units; Capelec Universal Injector Tester; Delphi DS100E Diagnostics Solution; Delphi Common Rail Diagnostics; Frog’s Air Process Bodywork Repair Process; One-Too Moment Alpha Torque Wrench; Spanesi Touch Wheels Control System For Running Gear; TRW Automotive ID Internet Diagnostics. Equip Auto, the worldwide crossroads for all automobile activity, will be held for six days in October, starting October 13 at the Paris Nord Exhbition Grounds. For more information on the show, contact Promosalons Canada -Toronto Office at 416-929-2562 or Promosalons Canada -Montreal Office at 514-861-5668.