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Duster Bags People———s Choice Car of The Year Award

By Motortrend India Staff   |   04 January,2013

Reputed online automobile store announced the winners of its people’s choice awards. The company honours bikes, cars, scooters and the manufacturers under various categories. The winners are chosen by website visitors through online election process. About 2,73,000 people participated in this election of 2012.

Renault Duster which has a list of awards under its name was elected as the ‘Car of the Year’. Bajaj Pulsar NS won ‘Bike of the Year’ title and Piaggio Vespa was nominated as the ‘Scooter of the Year’. Chevrolet Sail U-VA, Maruti Swift Dzire and Mahindra Quanto were elected as best in their respective segments. The leader of two-wheeler segment, Bajaj was titled the ‘Manufacturer of the Year’.

Mr. Rajiv Mitra, Vice President, Public Affairs and Communication, Renault India, commented on Duster receiving the award saying, “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.”

Mr. M V Krishna, Associate Vice President – Marketing, Piaggio Vehicles, shared his happiness on Vespa receiving the award and said, “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”

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