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

12 Feb 2016 / 0

The Automotive Dealership Excellence Awards (ADEA) were given away at 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 ADEA

Bertrand D’souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE with F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan

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

Since 2009, the ADEA has been a platform that honours the efforts taken by two- and four-wheeler dealers to cater to customers’ needs. The awards have gained great importance over the years as they encourage dealers to find better ways to bridge 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 audience

KVS Prakash Rao, president, FADA addressing the gathering

ADEA Felicitation of Jury members

Bertrand 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 experts like 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 and Luxury dealers. Scroll down to see the winners of these prestigious awards.

Winners of the Automotive Dealership Excellence Awards (ADEA)

CategoryDealerBrandCity
Two Wheeler - Mass Category
WinnerGallops Motors Pvt. Ltd.Bajaj AutoAhmedabad
Runner upInternational AutomobilesHero MotoCorpSuri
Two Wheeler - Luxury Category
WinnerGallops Motors Pvt. Ltd.KTMAhmedabad
Runner upRebel Motorcycles Pvt LtdTriumph MotorcyclesHyderabad
Four Wheeler - Mass Category
WinnerPasco AutomobilesMaruti SuzukiGurgaon
Runner upPrestige Honda - Lally MotorsHondaLudhiana
Four Wheeler - Luxury Category
WinnerNavnit MotorsBMWMumbai
Commercial Vehicle
WinnerPrerana Motors Private LimitedTata MotorsBangalore
Runner upAutobahn Trucking Corporation. Pvt. LtdBharat BenzKochi
Three Wheeler
WinnerP P Automotive Pvt LtdMahindra & MahindraKarnal
Runner upRalas MotorsMahindra & MahindraRaipur
Green InitiativePrerana Motors Private LimitedTata MotorsBangalore
Employee Engagement InitiativePasco AutomobilesMaruti SuzukiGurgaon
Marketing InitiativePrerana Motors Private LimitedTata MotorsBangalore
Customer Choice AwardsNippon ToyotaToyotaKochi

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, Bangalore

Binod 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, Bangalore

Kailash 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 ;

Rakesh Jain, ex-president, FADA, Dilip Chenoy, independent advisor for startups, social enterprises and CSR and Sanjay Mathur, cluster head, north, Royal Sundaram General Insurance  giving the Employee Engagement Initiative award to Pasco Automobiles, Gurgaon

(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, Kochi

KVS 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, Kochi

Runner up for the 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 , Gurgaon

Vishal 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 Ltd

Prestige 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, FADA

Navnit Motors, Mumbai receive the award for the Dealer of the Year for Four-wheeler (Luxury) category from Amit 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 Bank

Ralas 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 Bank

PP Automotive, Karnal getting the Three-wheeler Dealer of the Year award from Bertrand D’souza, editor-in-chief, OVERDRIVE and Anup 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 India

Gallops Motors, Ahmedabad receiving the Two-wheeler Dealer of the Year (Mass category) award from John 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, OVERDRIVE

International 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 and Bertrand 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, KTM

John Paul, vice-president, FADA; Narain Karthikeyan, Formula One driver and Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India giving the Two-wheeler Dealer of the Year (Luxury category) award to Gallops Motors, KTM

 

 



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