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2016 Automotive Dealership Excellence Awards (ADEA) honours the best in the field

Team OD  /
12 Feb 2016 19:17:31 IST

The Automotive Dealership Excellence Awards (ADEA) were given awayat an elaborate ceremony held in Delhi on February 7, 2016. Dealers representing major brands such as Bajaj Auto, KTM, Hero MotoCorp, Triumph Motorcycles, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki and BMW were present at the ceremony.

ADEA awards

Narain Karthikeyan, Formula1 dirver at ADEABertrand D'souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE with F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan

The ADEA awards are jointly organised bythe Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) and OVERDRIVE. ICICI Bank was the presenting partner for the awards while Axalta Coating Systemsand DeVilbiss were the associate partners. The insurance partner for the event wasRoyal Sundaram, Knowledge Partner Ernst & Young.

Since2009, the ADEA has beena platform that honours the efforts taken by two- and four-wheeler dealers to cater to customers' needs. The awards have gainedgreat importance over the years as theyencourage dealers to find better ways tobridge the connect between automobile manufacturers and customers.

The awards are judged on parameters such as green initiatives, innovation, marketing methods and employee engagement.

ADEA KVS Prakash Rao, President, FADA_addressing the audienceKVS Prakash Rao, president, FADA addressing thegathering

ADEA Felicitation of Jury membersBertrand D'souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE; Rakesh Batra, partner and national leader auto sector, Ernst & Young; Dilip Chinnoy, independent advisor, startups, social enterprises, CSR; Sunil Chaturwedi, CEO, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC); Durgesh Buxy, deputy general manager (exports) Raymond Ltd and KVS Prakash Rao, president, FADA

This year, the ceremony was attended by industry expertslike Jnaneshwar Sen, senior VP, marketing & sales, Honda Cars Ltd; Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India; Vishal Mathur, vice president, sales, Volvo Eicher CV; Ashok Bhasin, head, sales, marketing & customer care, Hero MotoCorp and Milind Kapoor, senior vice president, marketing, Piaggio.

There were separate award categories for dealers from the two-wheeler, three-wheeler, four-wheeler and commercial vehicle sectors. The awards for the two- and four-wheeler categories were further divided into Mass andLuxury dealers. Scroll down to see the winners of these prestigious awards.

Winners of the Automotive Dealership Excellence Awards (ADEA)


  
Category Dealer
Two Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Gallops Motors Pvt. Ltd.
Runner up International Automobiles
Two Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner Gallops Motors Pvt. Ltd.
Runner up Rebel Motorcycles Pvt Ltd
Four Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Pasco Automobiles
Runner up Prestige Honda - Lally Motors
Four Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner Navnit Motors
Commercial Vehicle
Winner Prerana Motors Private Limited
Runner up Autobahn Trucking Corporation. Pvt. Ltd
Three Wheeler
Winner P P Automotive Pvt Ltd
Runner up Ralas Motors
Green Initiative Prerana Motors Private Limited
Employee Engagement Initiative Pasco Automobiles
Marketing Initiative Prerana Motors Private Limited
Customer Choice Awards Nippon Toyota
  
Category Brand
Two Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Bajaj Auto
Runner up Hero MotoCorp
Two Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner KTM
Runner up Triumph Motorcycles
Four Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Maruti Suzuki
Runner up Honda
Four Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner BMW
Commercial Vehicle
Winner Tata Motors
Runner up Bharat Benz
Three Wheeler
Winner Mahindra & Mahindra
Runner up Mahindra & Mahindra
Green Initiative Tata Motors
Employee Engagement Initiative Maruti Suzuki
Marketing Initiative Tata Motors
Customer Choice Awards Toyota
  
Category City
Two Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Ahmedabad
Runner up Suri
Two Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner Ahmedabad
Runner up Hyderabad
Four Wheeler - Mass Category
Winner Gurgaon
Runner up Ludhiana
Four Wheeler - Luxury Category
Winner Mumbai
Commercial Vehicle
Winner Bangalore
Runner up Kochi
Three Wheeler
Winner Karnal
Runner up Raipur
Green Initiative Bangalore
Employee Engagement Initiative Gurgaon
Marketing Initiative Bangalore
Customer Choice Awards Kochi
  

Highlights from the event

(L-R): Binod Agarwal, Director, Auto Summit, Mike Westwood, business director - S E Asia & India, Devilbiss presenting Marketing Initiative award to Prerana Motors, BangaloreBinod Agarwal, director, Auto Summit and Mike Westwood, business director, S E Asia & India, DeVilbiss presenting the Marketing Initiative award to Prerana Motors, Bangalore

(L-R): Kailash Gupta, chairman, Auto Summit; Milind Kapoor, sr. vice president, marketing, Piaggio; Ashok Bhasin, head sales, marketing & customer care, Hero Motocorp presenting the Green Initiative award to Prerana Motors, BangaloreKailash Gupta, chairman, Auto Summit; Milind Kapoor, senior vice-president, marketing, Piaggio and Ashok Bhasin, head sales, marketing & customer care, Hero Motocorp presenting the Green Initiative award to Prerana Motors, Bangalore

(L-R): Rakesh Jain, Past President, FADA, Dilip Chenoy, Independent Advisor - Startups, Social Enterprises, CSR, Sanjay Mathur, Cluster Head North, Royal Sundaram General Insurance ; -   /><span>Rakesh Jain, ex-president, FADA, Dilip Chenoy, independent advisorforstartups, social enterprisesandCSR and Sanjay Mathur, cluster head, north, Royal Sundaram General Insurance giving theEmployee Engagement Initiative award to Pasco Automobiles, Gurgaon</span></p>
<p class=(L-R): KVS Prakash Rao, President, FADA, Sanjay Marwah Director Sales - India & SE Asia; Devilbiss, Deepankar Acharya, Country Head Affinity & Strategic Relationships, Royal Sundaram General  Insurance presenting award to Nippon Toyota, KochiKVS Prakash Rao, president, FADA; Sanjay Marwah director sales India & SE Asia, DeVilbiss and Deepankar Acharya, country head affinity & strategic relationships, Royal Sundaram General Insurance presenting the Customer Choice award to Nippon Toyota, Kochi

Runner up of the commercial vehicle category - Autobahn Trucking Corporation, KochiRunner up forthe Commercial Vehicle category - Autobahn Trucking Corporation, Kochi

(L-R): Vishal Mathur, Vice President - Sales, Volvo Eicher CV; Sandeep Khosla, CEO, Network18 Publishing; Hemant Nagpal, Asst. General Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd presenting 4-wheeler dealer of the year award to Pasco Automobiles , GurgaonVishal Mathur, vice president, sales, Volvo Eicher CV; Sandeep Khosla, CEO, Network18 Publishing and Hemant Nagpal, assistant general manager, ICICI Bank Ltd presenting the Four-wheeler Dealer of the Year award to Pasco Automobiles, Gurgaon

Prestige Honda Lally Motors getting the 4-wheeler runner up award from Vishal Mathur, Vice President - Sales, Volvo Eicher CV; Sandeep Khosla, CEO, Network18 Publishing; Hemant Nagpal, Asst. General Manager, ICICI Bank LtdPrestige Honda Lally Motors getting the Four-wheeler Dealer of the Year runner up award from Vishal Mathur, vice president, sales, Volvo Eicher CV; Sandeep Khosla, CEO, Network18 Publishing and Hemant Nagpal, assistant general manager, ICICI Bank Ltd

Navnit Motors, Mumbai getting the dealer of the year for 4-wheeler (luxury) category by Amit Jain, MD & CEO, Cardekho.com; Bertrand D'Souza, Cheif Editor, OVERDRIVE;  Lokendra Pal Singh, Business Management Refinish India, Axalta;  KVS Prakash Rao, President, FADANavnit Motors, Mumbai receive the award forthe Dealer of the Year for Four-wheeler (Luxury) category fromAmit Jain, MD & CEO, Cardekho.com; Bertrand D'souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE; Lokendra Pal Singh, Business Manager Refinish India, Axalta Coating Systems and KVS Prakash Rao, president, FADA

Ralas Motors getting the runner up award from Vinay Nevatia, past president FADA and Anup Kumar Saha, general manager, ICICI BankRalas Motors getting the runner up award for the Three-wheeler Dealer of the Year category from Vinay Nevatia, ex-president FADA and Anup Kumar Saha, general manager, ICICI Bank

PP Automotive, Karnal getting the three-wheeler dealer of the year award by Bertrand D'Souza, chief editor, OVERDRIVE and  Anup Kumar Saha, general manager, ICICI BankPP Automotive, Karnal getting the Three-wheeler Dealer of the Year award fromBertrand D'souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE andAnup Kumar Saha, general manager, ICICI Bank

Gallops Motors, Ahmedabad winning the two-wheeler mass category dealer of the year award by John Paul, vice-president, FADA;  Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One motor racing driver and Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris IndiaGallops Motors, Ahmedabad receiving the Two-wheeler Dealer of the Year (Mass category) award fromJohn Paul, vice-president, FADA;Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One driver and Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India

International Automobiles, Suri getting the runner up award for two-wheeler mass category by Vinkesh Gulati, Honourabl Treasurer, FADA;  Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One motor racing driver and Bertrand D'Souza, cheif editor, OVERDRIVEInternational Automobiles, Suri getting the runner up award for Two-wheeler Dealer of the Year (Mass category) from Vinkesh Gulati, honorable treasurer, FADA;Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One driver andBertrand D'souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE

(L-R): John Paul, Vice President, FADA; Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One motor racing driver; Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India giving the dealer of the year for two-wheeler luxury category to Gallops Motors, KTMJohn Paul, vice-president, FADA; Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One driver and Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India giving the Two-wheelerDealer of the Year (Luxury category) award to Gallops Motors, KTM

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