Ford EcoSport bagged as many as six awards at the recently concluded Bloomberg TV-Autocar Awards 2014. The half a dozen awards the EcoSport has won include- Car of the Year 2013, SUV of the Year 2013, Best Value for Money 2013, Viewer’s Choice Award 2013, the Engine of the Year 2013 (for its 1.0 Litre EcoBoost engine) and also the Technology & Innovation 2013 award (for its Sync with Emergency Assistance).
Joginder Singh, President & Managing Director, Ford India, accepted the awards from Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas at the Bloomberg TV-Autocar Awards 2014, held in Mumbai last evening.
“Being chosen as Car of the Year by the esteemed jury as well as consumers truly reflects how well the Ford EcoSport has resonated with the discerning people of the country. Special accolades as Best Value for Money and the SUV of the Year reinforces EcoSport’s unique position as a right-sized urban SUV that’s bursting with compelling choices in one smart package. The awards for Technology and Innovation and our EcoBoost engine made it a ceremony to remember, demonstrating our Go Further brand promise of Quality, Green, Safe and Smart attributes in our offerings,” said Joginder Singh. “On behalf of the entire team of Ford, we are extremely grateful to the jury members and our customers for adding cheer to what’s been a terrific year for the game-changing EcoSport.”
The eminent jury of Bloomberg TV-Autocar Awards 2014 included: Hormazd Sorabjee – Editor, Autocar India; Shapur Kotwal – Deputy Editor, Autocar India; Renuka Kirpalani – Editor, The Autocar Show; Narain Karthikeyan – Racing Driver; Manvendra Singh – Automotive Historian; Kartikeya Singhee – Consultant Editor, The Autocar Show; Rishad Cooper – Two-wheeler Editor, Autocar India; C. S. Santosh – Motocross Rider.
The EcoSport has also been bestowed withCar of the Year 2013 and Compact SUV of the Year 2013 by leading English daily DNA.
Since its launch, the Ford EcoSport has attracted record bookings across India and is now being exported to 10 international markets from our country.