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Jan 04, 2012

THE INDIAN CAR OF THE YEAR & THE INDIAN MOTORCYCLE OF THE YEAR 2012 UNVEILED

JK Tyre, today, presented the most prestigious awards of the Indian automotive industry – the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) and the Indian Motorcycle of the Year 2012 (IMOTY). The awards are in line with the international standards and modeled on similar lines as the American Car of the Year, European Car of the Year and Japanese Car of the Year. The awards were given away at a glittering ceremony that witnessed the presence of esteemed guests including bureaucrats, the scions of the corporate world, and senior officials from the auto industry and representatives from industry bodies.

The Indian Car of the Year 2011 was awarded to Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Indian Motorcycle of the Year with the maximum points was adjudged to Honda CBR250R. F1 Racer Karun Chandhok, Member of Parliament Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Director of Ministry of Heavy Industries Vikram Gulati were spotted at the ceremony along with industry stalwarts such as Michael Perschke, MD, Audi India, Dr. John Chacko, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India, R.C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Siddharth Lal, CEO, Royal Enfield, Arvind Saxena, Director-Sales and Marketing, Hyundai and Vivek Nayer, Sr. Vice President – Marketing, Mahindra & Mahindra.