GUWAHATI, Jan 29: Kia India registered big wins at ICOTY 2023 with the Kia Carens winning the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2023 and the Kia EV6 winning the Green Car Award 2023 by ICOTY. With this, Kia has become the first brand ever to win two ICOTY awards in the same year. Notably, the ICOTY awards, held under the aegis of the Automotive Journalists Association of India (AJAI), are the most coveted automotive awards in the country and are often referred to as the Oscars of the Indian automotive industry.
Tae-Jin Park, managing director, and CEO, of Kia India said, “It’s a proud moment for all of us at the Kia family. We are elated to be awarded not one but two prestigious ICOTY honors – Kia Carens won the coveted ‘Indian Car of the Year’ and our flagship EV, the EV6, won the laurel as ICOTY’s Green Car Award 2023 by ICOTY’. We are thankful to the esteemed ICOTY jury members for this recognition. This is a well-deserved recognition for the brand Kia and speaks volumes for our technological prowess, capabilities, and understanding of the Indian market. It is a true reflection of our successful journey in India and a great motivation for us to keep working and contributing towards an inspiring tomorrow.”