News18, one of the well-known media house of India held its annual The Tech and Auto Awards in New Delhi. The awards ceremony celebrated and honoured Technology and Automotive products and innovations that have set the bar high in the respective sectors. The Tech & Auto Awards 2017 brought the best of Technology and Automobile industry on the same platform and were trending on #TechAndAutoAwards17. Here News18 honored some of the best players in their fields by awarding them, Samsung Galaxy S8, PayTM are the few to grab these awards. Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Cabinet Minister, Law and Justice and Ministry of Information Technology, graced the awards night as the Chief Guest.

Tech Auto Awards Winners

Selected by a Jury that included veterans from auto and tech industry, the awards night witnessed brands like Maruti, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Audi, Mercedes and others go head-to-head for coveted awards like Car of the Year, Sedan of the Year and Hatchback of the Year and more. While Tech brands like Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Xiaomi, LG, and others were seen fighting it out for awards in the Smartphone of the Year, Design of the Year and other categories, tech-savvy personalities like Vijay Shekhar Sharma of Paytm, Amitabh Kant of Niti Aayog and others were vying for the Tech personality of the Year award.

Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Network18 Digital said, “At News18. Com, it is our constant endeavor to connect with our consumers through different channels and make a difference to their lives by offering content that is most relevant to them. Tech and Auto Awards is one such platform to bring together the two most important sectors where today’s consumer spends the most time on. These awards have established themselves as the benchmark for facilitating Indian consumers in choosing the best technology and automobiles by making an informed choice.”

Siddhartha Sharma, Editor-Technology & Auto, News18.com said, “News18.com has been a pioneer in leading discussions in auto and technology sectors. With the conclusion of the first tech and auto awards, we are proud to celebrate the collective achievements of these prominent consumer-oriented sectors.”

Tech Awards –

  • Smartphone of the Year – Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+
  • Indian Consumer App of the Year – Paytm
  • Tech Personality of the Year – Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • Affordable Smartphone of the Year – Nokia 6
  • Dual-Camera Smartphone of the Year – Honor 8 Pro
  • Design of the Year – Samsung Frame TV
  • Selfie Smartphone of the Year – Honor 9i

Auto Awards –

  • Car of the Year – Hyundai Verna
  • Two-Wheeler of the Year – Triumph Street Triple S
  • Sedan of the Year – Hyundai Verna
  • Hatchback of the Year – Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
  • SUV of the Year – Jeep Compass
  • Luxury Car of the Year – Audi A5
  • Design of the Year – Porsche 718 Boxster
  • Performance Car of the Year – Mercedes AMG GT R