The first-of-its-kind association of seven leading Indian digital motoring media outlets, FASTER (Federation of Auto Scribes of the Electronic Realm) have announced their inaugural awards to celebrate people and products that inspire product innovation, customer experience, and excellence in the country’s automotive industry. The first edition of the FASTER awards has been planned for February 2022 in Mumbai.

FASTER is a definitive body representing the most credible and influential names in the online auto media space that comprises publications, viz CarBlogIndia, Gaadify, Gaadiwaadi, GearFliQ, ICN (India Car News), MotorBeam and Motoroids. FASTER comprises auto-media entities wholly owned by career motoring journalists who place objective, unbiased reportage as a matter of paramount importance. Collectively, the seven publications address a vast majority of young, discerning, and savvy Indian auto-media audiences with a combined monthly reach of over 250 million users spanning a variety of demographics.

“FASTER has been instrumental in bringing the most reputable digital auto publications together and giving a collective voice to the medium that shapes the buying decision of a wide majority of auto buyers in India. With FASTER Awards, we aim to create the most credible auto awards in the country by employing an objective, user focused and fully transparent adjudication process”, said Amit Chhangani, founding member and Chairman at FASTER.

“The objective of FASTER Auto Awards is to be transparent and impartial. Moreover, it shall reach out to audiences across demographics, informing them of the best products and personalities in the industry,” commented Narendra Sharma, founding member and Secretary at FASTER.