Hyundai Elite i20 has been awarded as the Indian Car of the Year 2015 (ICOTY). It is an incredible achievement for Hyundai Motor India Limited as its premium hatchback has earned the country's most prestigious automotive award. The ICOTY award has been instituted by the most eminent jury of the Senior Editors of all the prominent automotive publications in the country like Top Gear, Motoring World, Car India, Overdrive, Auto Bild, AutoX, Hindu Business Line and EVO.
Mr. B.S Seo- MD & CEO, HMIL, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava- Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL receiving the coveted ICOTY 2015 for Elite i20 from Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & MD, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. BS Seo-MD & CEO, HMIL said, “We are honored to win the most prestigious automotive award - The Indian car of the Year 2015 for our world-class product Elite i20. Winning 2 successive ICOTY awards symbolize Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering world class standards of quality products, design and branding. With this, we intend to thank all our customers, media and jurors who have chosen Elitei20 as the Indian Car of the year and made Hyundai as the most loved and trusted car manufacturer in India and global markets. With such a challenging spirit, we will be consistently pursuing the development of Modern Premium technologies to innovate at every step to strengthen our brand globally and our brands with the customers.”
Congratulating the winning car Elite i20, Mr. Bob Rupani, Founder Member ICOTY & Chairman of the Jury, Indian Car of the Year 2015 said, “The 2015 "Indian Car of the Year" title represents the most prestigious recognition for the Elite i20, which embodies the Hyundai’s values of excellence. In our collective votes it has come out on top as a whole package which has led its way from innovation, design, superior technology, safety and value for money. It was very challenging to select one product for from the entire line-up of the contenders, since all the products have done very well in their respective segments and I am happy to see a car as well as the Elite i20 being awarded as ICOTY 2015"