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GAA assesses vehicles across the different categories recognized by consumers and the automotive industry alike. Each vehicle is reviewed and tested against vehicles in the same category to ensure relevance, comparability and a focus on the needs and wants of potential buyers.

Listed below are the various categories

1. BEST MICRO CAR

A small city which seats a driver and four passenger with cylinder engine not more than 1200cc..

2. BEST CITY CAR OF THE YEAR

Cars within 1.5 to 1.8 liter capacity

3. BEST SPORTS CAR

Vehicles which prioritize acceleration and handling with spirited performance and maneuverability. Its capacity must not be below 3.5 litres

4. BEST SUV

Vehicles with light on or off-road capability. A Sports Utility Vehicle. It includes towing capacity equipped with a four wheel drive.

5. GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR

An environmentally friendly vehicle which produces less harmful impacts to the environment than conventional internal combusting engine vehicles running on gasoline or diesel. Nomination must include certification from manufacturer.

6. LUXURIOUS CAR OF THE YEAR

A Premium car and powerful with Six- Twelve cylinder engine with high end standard features.

7. ECONOMY CAR OF THE YEAR

A small city car inexpensive to run and inexpensive in pricing to the average Ghanaian buyer.

8. BEST FAMILY CAR

Vehicle seating 5-7 passengers with large booths and cargo space. It must be suitable to carry whole family locally or on vacations. Vehicles must be specious .They can be hatch backs or sedan. Vehicles configured to prioritize passenger and cargo volumes

9. BEST 4 BY 4

Vehicle with 4 axle angles or multiple wheels features which transmits power to all four wheels rather than two wheel drive.

10. CAR COMPANY OF THE YEAR

The Award goes to companies marketing and selling vehicles. Companies must have extended customer service relationship, show proof of growth rate, sales volumes, employee development, CSR and after sales service opportunities

11. HEAVY TRUCK OF THE YEAR

A heavy truck weighing 12000kg or more and above engineered to carry large liters of water , cargo, construction materials.

12. BEST INTERIOR

Looks and fine placement of vehicle features inside a car. A designed concept functional yet attractive .From fabric, carpeting and location of gauges on the instrument panel, ashtrays, cap holders, GPS, Bluetooth etc…

13. SAFETY AWARD OF THE YEAR

Vehicles designed to minimize the occurrence of accidents or protect automobile users and passengers and driver’s with technology wired around the seat belts , padded dashboard, light, and signals, mirrors, brakes steering and suspension. Vehicles made to reduce severity of injuries. Features include reverse camera, sleep controls, ABS, Tyre pressure monitoring, Bluetooth’s, reverse back up sensors.

14. TRACKING DEVICE OF THE YEAR

Device with friendly and smart security features built to find car, stop engine, mostly preferred by consumers. Warranty is an added advantage

15. EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

This award illuminates the ever important convergence company values. Rather than an obligation, CSR is a voluntary commitment. The CSR Awards will recognize the organization that best demonstrates leadership, commitment to action and real-world impacts from across its business. The decision-makers will seek a high-performing organization that has evidenced its positive influence on surrounding communities,

16. BEST PERFORMANCE

Customer response and appreciation of value for money and fuel consumption

17. BEST PICK-UP OF THE YEAR

A light duty truck with an open rear cargo enclosure.

18. CAR OF THE YEAR

Adjudged by the auto engineers and results from consumer results after the Test Drive Festival

19. BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY AWARD

The award looks at engine noise level, safety technology, self cruising , handling, navigations, alarm, security features etc

20. BEST TYRE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

The brand is measured by product strength, operational longetivity, warranty, risk and brand value by users

21. MINI TRUCK OF THE YEAR

Midium sized but practical light trucks available in RWD or 4WD version with low tonnage cargo delivery

22. BEST DESIGN OF THE YEAR

The ergonomics and the physical appearance of the car . The functional design, aesthetics and product concept

23. BEST SERVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Category is based on logistics available, experienced auto engines. Company may be involved car diagnostics, spraying, body repairs, auto parts dealership, car servicing etc

24. BEST AUTO FINANCE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Based on the availability, interest rates and the number of years /period for payment.

25. BEST AUTO INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Based on affordability, value of services and responsiveness

26. BEST ONLINE AUTO MARKET

A patronized portal for selling and buying cars. A portal with auto review and relevant car information is an advantage

27. BRAND OF THE YEAR

Leading brands in the consumer mind. Ranked by consumer perceptions based on safety, quality, performance value for money, fuel economy technology.

28. SPECIAL AWARDS

This awards are conferred on individuals who have immensely contributed to the automotive industry

29. LUBRICANT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

This award’s main industry focus is on the quality of a particular lubricant and its fuel efficiency. The public patronage will be taken into consideration as well. The Award will take into consideration annual distribution. Contamination control, technology, reliability and continuous improvement forms part of the criteria.

30. TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Transportation companies using vehicles designed to minimize the occurrence of accidents or protect automobile users passengers and drivers. Transportation companies operating a large fleet of cars/trucks/cargo. Entries for this Award should outline the range of initiatives that the operator has been involved to improve health, safety and quality, services and facilities together with results that have been achieved. Figures on performance, reliability, passenger growth and customer satisfaction would be helpful.

31. INDUSTRY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

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