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Isuzu D-Max bags the ‘Pick-up of the Year‘ award at Apollo-CV Awards 2015


Pune (Jan. 22, 2015): The globally renowned pick-up truck Isuzu D-Max, made its debut in the Indian market in May 2014. Alongside it has been gathering a lot of acceptance and recognition too. The award winning Isuzu D-Max has bagged the ‘Pick-up of the Year’ award from the prestigious “Apollo-CV” Awards, at an event held in Mumbai, yesterday. Mr. Takashi Kikuchi, Managing Director, and Capt. Shankar Srinivas, Head, Communications, Isuzu Motors India, received the prestigious award in the presence of key dignitaries and industry personalities in the CV sector. 

Speaking at the award function, Mr. Takashi Kikuchi, Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, said, “We at Isuzu are extremely happy to receive this award. The D-Max is globally known for its versatility and its best-in-class performance. We are thankful to all our customers who have bestowed confidence in us and this award adds reinforcement to our commitment in offering world-class commercial vehicle solutions to customers in India.”

The Isuzu D-Max has a heavy-duty chassis, a large cargo bed to "accommodate the bulkiest of loads" and its body structure is made from high-tensile steel. It sports a bold and aggressive look on the outside and sophisticated, passenger-vehicle like interiors, making it a pride for the owner.

A completely new concept in India, the new D-MAX Space Cab’s unique feature is its extended cabin space of 1.5 feet behind the drivers’ seat, which can store valuable/ fragile goods. It offers significant features like Power steering, Power windows,

Centralized door lock, AC with heater etc., making it ideal for commercial use in industries like Agriculture, Retail, Dairy, Engineering, Manufacturing and Small businesses. It also boasts of superior fuel efficiency having proven itself through the D-Max “Max run Challenge” conducted in various parts of the world.

The Apollo-CV awards is a prestigious event for the commercial vehicle industry. The awards honour a gamut of performers within the Commercial Vehicle industry, spanning, Trucks, Buses, Dealers, Fleet Operators and high-performing individuals. The awards have been instituted by 'Next-Gen Publishing' which runs an exclusive magazine titled 'CV' (Commercial Vehicle). The title sponsor for the awards is M/s Apollo Tyres. Other sponsors include 'ZEE Business' (Media), 'Metric Global' (Research Consultants) & 'MAZARS' (Knowledge Partners).

This is the 6th year of the awards and was held at the hotel ITC Grand Central, in Mumbai on 21 January 2015. The awards were attended by the entire industry fraternity representing all major players.