Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. declared the airing dates for the pan-India Auto Quiz 'Mahindra Auto Quotient (AQ)'. The 4th edition of Mahindra AQ has started on 3rd September 2012 and was held across 24 cities.
For the past four years, Mahindra AQ has attracted many auto enthusiasts from the engineering and management fraternity. This time it has ben named as India's largest automotive quiz which involves students to showcase their passion for automobiles. It has crossed the milestone of 4.4 lakhs fans on facebook.
In order to support and promote young automotive talent across the country's engineering colleges and B schools, Mahindra and Mahindra has introduced the Auto Quotient. It has received Best Quiz in 2012 attracting 20 lakh viewers across India. The winners of the grand finale will receive an all expenses paid trip to attend the 'Geneva International Auto show'. The first runner up team will receive an all expenses paid trip to attend the "Qatar MotoGP Race" and also a chance to meet the Mahindra Racing Team. Participants will also get a chance to win prizes worth Rs. 6.5 lakhs. There is also an opportunity for the students to get a chance to work with Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.
Mr Rajeshwar Tripathi, Chief People Officer, Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd said, "We are delighted with the response, which the Mahindra Auto Quotient Quiz has garnered from students all over the country. The participation in the Quiz has doubled over last year and it is a matter of great pride for us to know that the platform we created 4 years back for young auto enthusiasts, to come together and share their passion for all things automobile, has found such widespread acceptance. Mahindra AQ is also a reflection of how work is viewed within the Organization where employees who share a common passion for automobiles have abundant opportunities to come together, create something new and exciting and challenge conventions".
The north zone final Mahindra AQ was held on 24th November 2012. The East Zone final is scheduled on 1st December 2012. For west zone it is on 8th December whereas for south zone, the final is on 15th December 2012. The national final will be held on 22nd December 2012.