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Hyundai Creta bags 2016 Indian Car of the Year award

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Bob Rupani, Founder Member ICOTY & Chairman of the Jury along with Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & MD, JK Tyre awarded the Hyundai CRETA, Indian Car of the Year 2016. The award received by Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL and Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL

Hyundai Creta, the latest SUV product from Hyundai Motor India, bagged the Indian Car of the Year 2016 (ICOTY) award.

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Korean car giant Hyundai, already won two ICOTY awards for its Elite i20 and Grand i10 vehicles in 2015 and 2014 respectively.

CRETA, which created sensation in the Indian SUV market when it was launched in July this year, witnessed great demand worldwide with 16,271 orders through 400,000 enquiries and 74,000 bookings.

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The award has been adjudged by a group of 14 jurors from the top automotive publications in India with Bob Rupani being the Chairman of the Jury.

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Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL and Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL along with the jury members of Indian Car of the Year 2016

 

Expressing his delight over winning the award, Y K Koo, Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Hyundai Motor India said the company is honoured to win the most prestigious ‘Indian Car of the Year 2016’ award for its make in India, made for the world product- the Hyundai CRETA

Hyundai CretaKoo said the third consecutive award is a token of the trust that customers kept in the brand.

Launched in July this year, Hyundai Creta has been manufactured at Hyundai India’s manufacturing facility in Chennai.

News Coordination : Automotive India News Bureau

About Jayantraj Bhagyawant

Jayantraj Bhagyawant
Jayantraj Bhagyawant from Maharashtra is an independent researcher in the field of autonomous driving. He pursued higher education in Business Administration and Engineering (MBA&E) from University of Applied Science, Berlin. He has been living in Germany since five years and has worked in various companies including Audi. Being a mechanical engineer himself, his diverse technical and business expertise along with varied work and cultural experiences strengthened his competencies further.

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