The Auto Industry Excellence Awards Announce the Winners of the 2018 Inaugural Independent Automotive Industry Awards

The Auto Industry Excellence Awards Announce the Winners of the 2018 Inaugural Independent Automotive Industry Awards

The inaugural Auto Industry Excellence Awards took place last night at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, Surrey. The awards were introduced to bring independent car retailers and car repair garages together to recognise the passion, best practice, vision and leadership within the motor industry.

Recognising this outstanding contribution that the independents play in the automotive industry by holding an annual awards ceremony, acknowledging and rewarding those who showed an exceptional contribution in an ever increasing competitive market. The Headline Sponsor of the Awards were Autoguard Warranties, which were held in association with The IMDA.

Francesca Pipistrelli, Event Organiser, says: “Leading a motor business to success can be an extremely tough challenge, therefore we were keen to showcase the dedication, expertise and sheer hard work of our thoroughly deserving winners. I would like to wish them the very best of luck for the future and congratulate them on their win in this prestigious awards programme. The Auto Industry Excellence Awards pride itself on the validity of these awards and winners. These awards were given solely on merit and were awarded to commend those most deserving for their integrity, passion and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them very worthy of this recognition.

Our Award Winners and Highly Commended are below - Congratulations to you all!

1) Body Shop Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: RICHARD LAILEY

WINNER Devonshire Automotive

HIGHLY COMMENDED Braintree Motor Works, Ocean Automotive

2) Car Retailer Employer Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: RICHARD LAILEY

WINNER Alexanders Prestige

HIGHLY COMMENDED Luscombe Motors

3) Repair Garage Employer Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: RICHARD LAILEY

WINNER Gemini Accident Repair Group

HIGHLY COMMENDED Anderson Clark

4) Car Retailer Aftersales Excellence Award

Sponsored by SSW Associates Ltd. Presented by: NICK WHITTON

WINNER Alexanders Prestige

HIGHLY COMMENDED Auto Cars Hull

5) Sales Manager Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: DAVID ROBINSON

WINNER Jo Moursi Mercedes Benz Watford

HIGHLY COMMENDED Alan Harding JA Autos Ltd

6) Repair Garage of the Year (North) Award

Sponsored by The Garage Inspector. Presented by: ANDY SAVVA

WINNER Anderson Clark

HIGHLY COMMENDED Beverley Motor Works, Crescent Motoring

7) Repair Garage of the Year (South) Award

Sponsored by The Garage Inspector. Presented by: ANDY SAVVA

WINNER Perry & Prouse

HIGHLY COMMENDED S&J Garage, Uckfield Motor Services

8) Used Car Retailer Excellence (North) Award

Sponsored by The IMDA. Presented by: JIM REID

WINNER Redgate Lodge

HIGHLY COMMENDED SuperMini UK, Premium Car Collection

9) Used Car Retailer Excellence (South) Award

Sponsored by The IMDA. Presented by: JIM REID

WINNER McCarthy Cars

HIGHLY COMMENDED Targa Florio, TML Cars

10) Franchised Dealership Excellence Award

Sponsored by PFI. Presented by: CLAIR ASHWOOD

WINNER Luscombe Motors

HIGHLY COMMENDED Car Store

11) New Dealership Excellence Award

Sponsored by Farncote. Presented by: LEE WEBSTER

WINNER SRK Cars

HIGHLY COMMENDED Whitethor Cars, Porsche Wolverhampton

12) Car Repair Garage Customer Service Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: ROB DOCKERILL

WINNER Beverley Motor Works

HIGHLY COMMENDED Braintree Motor Works, Westgate Tyres

13) Car Retailer Customer Service Excellence Award

Sponsored by Autoguard Warranties. Presented by: ROB DOCKERILL

WINNER SuperMiniUK

HIGHLY COMMENDED Mike Brewer Motors, Car-Pod & McCarthy Cars

14) Dealer Website Excellence Award

PRESENTED BY KEVIN WATSON

WINNER Big Motoring World

HIGHLY COMMENDED Premier GT, Uber GT

15) Training & Development Excellence Award

Sponsored by Live at 3. Presented by: MICK BANNISTER

WINNER Gemini Accident Repair Group

HIGHLY COMMENDED Vauxhall Retailer Program, Ford Academy

16) Repair Garage Marketing & Advertising Excellence Award

Sponsored by 67 Degrees. Presented by: STUART HARVEY

WINNER Westgate Tyres

HIGHLY COMMENDED Beverley Motor Works

17) Car Retailer Marketing & Advertising Excellence Award

Sponsored by 67 Degrees. Presented by: LAURA COLEBY

WINNER Redgate Lodge

HIGHLY COMMENDED McCarthy Cars, Mike Brewer Motors

18) Dealer Principal Excellence Award

Sponsored by Aston Scott. Presented by: JEM EMIRALI

WINNER Robin Luscombe

HIGHLY COMMENDED Scott Knight

 

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