Auto Awards rewards best in industry


Xodus Communications Limited has released the full list of winners for the 4th edition of the JP Ghana Auto Awards, held at the Kempinski Gold Coast in Accra.

The awards scheme is a great platform for the automotive industry to generate sales and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of assembling, technology, innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and HSEQ.

The 2022 edition started with the first ever Test Drive Festival held at the Achimota Mall in Accra. The awards provide a perfect opportunity for nominees to raise their profile within the context of relevance in the industry, gain more recognition, and further heighten visibility with the professional audience.

Addressing the nominees, Chief Executive Director of Xodus Communications Limited, Richard Abbey Junior, said: “The process includes showroom visit and test drive. Judgement was based on design and functionality, on the road performance, and value for money”.  He applauded the government for supporting the assembling of vehicles in Ghana and noted that this will provide jobs for many.

The awards provides a sound and comparative information for consumers, and showcases new entrants into the market. Here are the winners for the 2022 Ghana Auto Awards.

Auto Leadership Excellence Award – Silver Star Auto Company; Auto Finance Company of the Year – Autochek Ghana; Vehicle Tracking Company of the Year – Nsoroma GPS; Bus/Coach of the Year – Yutong S.A Automobile; Mini Truck of the Year – Renault Oroch Full Option 2022, Premium Motors; Articulated Hauler of the Year – SMT Volvo Articulated Hauler, SMT Ghana Limited; Electric Car of the Year – Hyundai Kona EV, Hyundai Motors & Investments Ghana; and Green Car of the Year – Hyundai Kona E, Hyundai Motors & Investments Ghana.

Indigenous Company of the Year – Tanink Group; Best Auto Commercial – Silver Star Auto Company; Excellence in CSR – CFAO Ghana Plc.; Heavy Truck of the Year – Sinotruck Howo, Zonda Tec Ghana; Light Truck of the Year – Tata LPT 709, Tata Motors; Best SUV of the Year (Light) – Honda CRV, The Honda Place; Best SUV of the Year (Full Size SUV) – Nissan Patrol, Japan Motors Trading Company (sponsored by JP); Best Servicing Company of the Year – CFAO Ghana Plc.; Promising Auto Company of the Year – MG Auto Trading Company; Best New Technology – All New Range Rover 2023, Alliance Motors; and Value for Money – Chery Tiggo 8pro, Tanink Ghana Limited.

Best Pick-up of the Year – Nissan Navara Pro 4x, Japan Motors Trading Company (sponsored by Stunncast); Best Design of the Year – Peugeot 508 Gt 2022, Silver Star Auto Company (sponsored by Stunncast); Brand of the Year (company) – Hyundai Motors & Investments Ghana; Brand of the Year (Car) – Peugeot (sponsored By JP); Economy Car of the Year – Suzuki S-Presso Gl 2022, CFAO Ghana (sponsored by JP); Best City Car of the Year – Honda City, The Honda Place; Best Family Car of the Year – Hyundai Santafe, Hyundai Motors & Investments Ghana; Best Small Car of the Year – Volkswagen Polo, Universal Motors; Marketing Campaign of the Year – MG Auto Trading Company; and Best Growing Auto Company – CFAO Ghana Plc.

The rest include Best Sports Car of the Year – Porsche 911, Universal Motors- Porsche; Best 4×4 of the Year – Land Rover Defender 2022, Alliance Motors; Safety Awards of the Year – All New Range Rover 2023, Alliance Motors; Luxurious Car of the Year – Maserati Quattroporte, Tanink Ghana; Vehicle Assembly Company of the Year – Universal Motors; CEO of the Year – Subhi Accad, Universal Motors Limited; Auto Company of the Year – Japan Motors Trading Company Limited (sponsored by JP); Car of the Year – All New Range Rover 2023, Alliance Motors (sponsored by JP).

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