Wins the ‘Best Website’ and the ‘Most Popular Website’ in the Automotive Category
GirnarSoft, the parent company of CarDekho, India’s leading online automobile marketplace, recently added more awards to its tally of growing recognitions. CarDekho was named the ‘Best Website’ and the ‘Most Popular Website’ in the Automotive Category at the Website of the Year India Awards 2015. CarDekho has won this award 4 times in the last 5 years.
PriceDekho which also operates under the umbrella of GirnarSoft, received the ‘Best Website’ award in the Comparison Category, which it had won last year too .
Speaking on the achievement, Rahul Yadav, Director-Product, CarDekho, commented, “CarDekho has established itself as one of the most preferred automobile websites for the Indian users since its launch. We cherish these consumer awards because we have worked tirelessly through 2015 to improve user experience by adding new features and functionalities continuously. The recent awards emphasise the trust our users have in us.”
The Website of the Year India award is India’s most important people’s choice award for websites. The award is organized by MetrixLab, a global provider of consumer insights and marketing analytics. The Website of the Year India 2015 awards saw 252 websites nominated in 21 categories with more than 185,000 votes cast during the voting phase.
CarDekho has won several prestigious awards since its inception. It has won the ‘Website of the Year’ award in 2014, and has also bagged the honor of being the ‘Best Car Website 2014’, ‘Most Popular Website 2012’ and ‘Website of the Year India’ consecutively in 2011 and 2012.
About Girnar Software
Girnar Software is an IT company working on offshore products and outsourced software development. The group runs India’s top auto portals like CarDekho.com, Gaadi.com and Zigwheels.com, and other successful portals such as BikeDekho.com and PriceDekho.com. The company is also a pioneer in introducing specialised portals like TyreDekho.com and TrucksDekho.com.The auto portals are currently drawing 33 million visits per month with 22 million unique visitors. Girnar Soft went international in 2015 with an auto portal CarBay.com in multiple countries in Asia and Middle East.
In its last round of funding (Jan 2015), the group company picked up USD 50 million from Hillhouse, Tybourne and Sequoia Capital. Further rounds of funding were raised from Mr. Ratan Tata and one of India’s largest banks HDFC. Valued at over Rs 2,500 crore, the group’s vision is to be a multi-billion dollar company by 2020 with a global footprint by creating innovative products and services.