Double distinction for numero uno portal at the prestigious
Website of the Year India 2016 awards
CarDekho.com, India’s leading auto portal has been named the Best Website as well as the Most Popular automotive portal at the Website of the Year India 2016 awards. It was virtually a clean category sweep for CarDekho.com, winning the accolades on the back of superior content, seamless navigation, user-friendly design and best-in-industry recommendations.
Rahul Yadav, Director-Products, CarDekho.com, said: “At CarDekho.com, consumer is always at the heart of our value proposition. This reflects in the design of the website, and the highly-relevant content delighting users and assisting them with vehicle-related purchase decisions. CarDekho.com’s intuitive experience is backed by seamless navigation and discoverability. To be named the Website of the Year India four times over, as the Best Website as well as the Most Popular Website, is just the way for us to end a successful Year 2016. Prestigious awards such as these put the onus on us to continue to raise the bar of high standards we have set as the best-in-class hub of vehicle-related information and service discovery solutions.”
An annual event, Website of the Year is India’s all-important range of people’s choice awards for sites online. More than 252 websites were nominated across 21 categories for the 2016 edition, with more than 95,000 votes cast between September 19, 2016 and October 28, 2016.
CarDekho.com is a flagship portal of Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd. founded in March 2008. CarDekho.com is today India’s most popular and leading auto portal catering to the aspiring buyers, the proud owners, the auto enthusiasts and die-hard fans and dealers of cars across the country. The company acquired Gaadi.com, Zigwheels.com, Buying IQ and Drishya360s. It expanded to Southeast Asia with CarBay.com and Oto.com. The Indian auto portals together draw close to 33 million visits per month with 22 million unique visitors per month. Girnar Software is a focussed IT Company working on offshore products and outsourced software development. The company concluded its Series B funding in Jan 2015, picking up Rs. 300+ crores with two Hong Kong-based investors Hillhouse and Tybourne besides existing investor Sequoia. Google Capital invested in the company in March 2016. It also bagged funding from Mr Ratan Tata and one of the largest banks HDFC. GirnarSoft is now valued at INR2500+ crores. The group’s vision is to be a multi-billion dollar company by 2021 with global footprint.