Commenting on the occasion, Joy Chakraborthy, President – Revenue, TV18 & CEO Forbes India said,
Winner of all major industry awards for being the ‘Best Business News Channel’ since inception, CNBC-TV18 has cemented its leadership position in the Indian media. Over the years CNBC-TV18 has created a wide portfolio of programming and set the norm for programming strategy in business news space. This gives us the opportunity and confidence to celebrate leaders and outperformers from different sectors of corporate India, one of the most important being Automobiles. The prestigious Overdrive Awards is one of the longest running and most watched in the news genre and has evolved as the go-to destination for head honchos of auto companies, and the automobile fraternity at large.
KTM Duke 390 has been awarded as Motorcycle of the Year whereas Design of the Year was given to Harley Davidson for ‘Fat Bob’. Triumph Street Triple RS has been chosen as Performance bike of the year, whereas Import motorcycle of the Year was given to Ducati India for its SuperSport. Viewer Choice Scooter of the Year award was given to Honda Grazia and Viewer Choice Motorcycle of the Year is given to Bajaj Dominar 400. Manufacturer of the Year award goes to Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd. where its Cliq scooter been given as Scooter of the Year.
By: Farhan Kashif