announces winners of 2012 People’s choice car and Bike Awards
01/05/2013, India's Leading Car & Bike Store has today announced the results of its 2012 People's Choice Awards

Online PR News – 05-January-2013 – Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Customers have voted and chosen their winners! Customers have picked their favorite among cars and bikes launched in 2012., India's Leading Car & Bike Store has today announced the results of its 2012 People's Choice Awards, which recognizes the best in the field of Cars and Bikes launched in the year. The winners of awards are based on people's choice and selected through an online voting process. Like the previous editions, People’s choice Awards - the only award in the automotive industry where consumers choose the best of cars and bikes launched in the year, received an overwhelming response with over 2,73,000 consumers casting their votes.

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Speaking on the occasion of winning the awards, Rajiv Mitra, Vice President – Public Affairs and Communication, Renault India said, “Thank you for giving Duster the People’s Choice “Car of the Year” award. When we launched the Duster we knew we had a strong and good product for our customers and the overwhelming response to the car from both the customers and the media vindicated our belief but at the same time it feels good to be recognized for all the effort that the Renault team had put in and winning the People’s Choice award feels great.”

“We are extremely happy to have won the “Scooter of the year 2012” award in Given the competitive scenario in the scooter market People’s Choice award goes to prove that Vespa has a large fan following and we are honoured to have received it from the fans at,” said MV Krishna, Associate Vice President – Marketing, Piaggio Vehicles.

Karthick Annamalai, Co-founder of said, “ people’s choice award the only award in the automotive industry where people choose the winners clearly echoes the mindset of Indian customers. The two segments – SUVs and Scooters which outclassed their peers by a huge margin of votes in the online polling were also the segments which beat the slowdown in 2012. Many thanks to fans for making the people’s choice award a coveted recognition in the auto industry.”

Vignesh Annamalai, CEO of said, “ People’s Choice Awards are unique and uniquely yours. They are the only awards where the winners are picked—not by pundits and so-called experts—but by customers. As there is no higher accolade than to be recognized by one’s users, these awards are desired by all the manufacturers. We congratulate Renault and Bajaj team specially for winning the people’s heart.”

Here's the list of winners under various categories:

Renault Duster - Car of the year
Chevrolet Sail U-VA - Compact car of the year
Maruti Dzire - Sedan of the year
Mahindra quanto - SUV of the year
Hyundai i20 - Best Facelift of the year
Chevorlet Cruze 2012 - Performance Car Of the year
Tata Manza club class - Best Variant of the year
Honda City CNG - Green Vehicle of the year
BMW 3-series Premium car of the year
Bajaj Pulsar 200NS Bike of the year
Piaggio Vespa Scooter of the Year
Bajaj Manufacturer of the year
Hero Motocorp Best Commercial of the year

Lucky customers who picked the winners right at 2012 People's choice awards will receive exclusive gifts sponsored by – India’s No1 Car and Bike accessories Store.
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