The Motor Trader Awards 2018 took place on 11 July at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane London before an audience of the great and good in the motor retail industry.
Acknowledged as the most prestigious awards event in the vehicle retailing calendar, the awards highlight excellence in business across the board.
This year the ceremony saw a total of 26 awards handed out to the best of the best; people, companies and products.
This included six new supplier categories, an addition to highlight the contribution made to the vehicle retailing sector by third-party providers.
Winners on the night included Sytner, Volvo, Big Motoring World, Evans Halshaw, Citygate Automotive, Holden Group, Brayleys Cars, Sinclair Group and Ken Jervis Kia.
The awards were presented by Motor Trader editor Julian Buckley and comedian, actor and writer Hugh Dennis.
Sytner Group CEO, Darren Edwards, winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award 2018, commented: “At Sytner we talk about our Group Aim of being famous for delighting our colleagues, customers, manufacturers and shareholders. The awards that we have received this year from both Motor Trader and Automotive Management are a true testament to the dedication and commitment shown by all of our 10,000 colleagues working across the UK to achieve this aim. I am very proud to receive these awards on behalf of all of those colleagues”.
To check out the winners and highly commended in each category click on the links below.
Independent Garage of the Year Award Bodyshop of the Year Award New Dealership of the Year Award Most Improved Dealership of the Year Award Customer Care Award Aftersales Excellence Award Digital Initiative of the Year Award Social Media Award Dealer Website of the Year Award Used Car Retailer of the Year Award Used Car of the Year Award New Car of the Year Award Employer of the Year Award Sales Team of the Year Award Sales Manager of the Year Award Business Manager of the Year Award Dealer Principal of the Year Award Franchised Dealership of the Year Award Dealer Group of the Year Award Carmaker of the Year Award Outstanding Achievement Award
Finance Provider of the Year Award IT Innovation of the Year Award Recruitment Agency of the Year Award Remarketing Company of the Year Award Warranty/Added-Value Insurance Products Provider of the Year Award