The second iteration of the FASTER Awards has been sponsored by Acer, while GoPro and WD40 are the associate sponsors
Little more than a fortnight after an exhaustive jury round held in Navi Mumbai, Acer FASTER Awards 2023 will be announced today. The results have been monitored by Markets & Markets as an independent validation agency to ensure a fair and process-driven evaluation. The qualifiers included all the new-gen cars and two-wheelers introduced by mainstream automakers in 2022.
The jury members have tested the qualifying vehicles exhaustively and adjudged them on as many as 13 parameters before declaring the winners. The Acer FASTER Awards 2023 jury includes some of the renowned professionals from electronic media. These include:
- Amit Chhangani – Editor, Motoroids
- Ayush Jain – Editor, Indian Torque
- Gaurav Yadav – Editor, Gaadiwaadi
- Jobo Kuruvilla – Editor, DriveSpark
- Narendra Sharma – Editor, Gearfliq
- Rohit Khurana – Editor, CarblogIndia
- Roshan Joseph – Editor, Pilot on Wheels
Mr Baiju N Nair was unable to participate owing to certain unforeseeable circumstances.
Other than celebrating products of excellence that have had a positive effect on the market, this year’s FASTER awards will even felicitate professionals and organisations that have played a vital role in the growth of the auto industry. This year’s Acer FASTER Awards can be divided into 4 broad categories –
1. The Product Award categories include:
- Car of the Year
- Bike of the Year
- Scooter of the Year
- EV of the Year 4-Wheeler
- EV of the Year 2-Wheeler
- Premium Car of the Year
- Premium Bike of the Year
2. Personality and Team Awards include:
- Motosport Personality of the Year
- Automotive Personality of the Year
- Corp Comm Team of the Year
- PR Team of the Year
3. Tech Award
- Automotive Tech of the Year
4. Ad Campaign Award
- Automotive Ad Campaign of the Year
“The objective of FASTER Auto Awards is to honor the most deserving contenders within their categories to help auto buyers choose better. With its constituent publications delivering auto content in six different languages, the Acer FASTER Awards 2023 will be even more accessible and useful for audiences across demographics.” commented Narendra Sharma, founding member and Secretary at FASTER.
Commenting on the occasion, Sooraj Balakrishnan, Head of Marketing, Acer India & Bangladesh, “We are thrilled to be the title sponsor of FASTER Awards 2023. As a company that is constantly pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation, Acer is proud to support an event that celebrates excellence in the world of automobiles. We look forward to a thrilling and unforgettable event.”
Watch this space for the full list of winners.