Roadside Garages Kia has been named the Nationwide Storage Famous person in The Motor Ombudsman’s 2022 Famous person Awards as fellow automobile shops Glyn Hopkin, Hayselden and Listers all claimed regional awards.
The family-owned former AM Very best Dealerships to Paintings For winner in Coleraine, Northern Eire, received the highest award after judges recognised its dating with shoppers and determination to sourcing new cars and decreasing lead instances.
Round 1,500 shoppers nominated Motor Ombudsman-accredited companies and particular person group contributors on this yr’s Famous person Awards, the absolute best ever quantity of entries since its release in 2020.
David Boyd, director of Roadside Garages Kia, which was once Extremely Recommended within the AM Awards 2022’s Very best In Buyer Carrier class stated he was once “extremely joyful” with the trophy.
He added: “Our group is immensely pleased with our luck, and our fast-expanding trophy cupboard is testimony to our long-standing ethos of going past what would ordinarily be anticipated people, while adopting a person and private means in order that our shoppers at all times really feel like a valued member of the Roadside kinfolk.
“We’re very thankful to people who put our title ahead on this yr’s contest, and we sit up for welcoming them again to our showroom as The Motor Ombudsman’s Nationwide Storage Famous person for 2022.”
Invoice Fennell, leader ombudsman and managing director of The Motor Ombudsman, stated: “That is the 3rd yr that we’ve got run our Famous person Awards, and it’s been very thrilling to peer the excitement that they have got created, and to peer extra shoppers and companies enticing with the contest than ever ahead of.”
The Motor Ombudsman’s 8 regional Storage Famous person Award winners for 2022, decided on by way of its judging panel, have been:
- North: David Lloyd at Hayselden Volkswagen Barnsley for his very good conversation abilities when supporting shoppers taking a look to buy a brand new automobile.
- South: N.R.P Autocentre in Sheerness for going the additional mile to reinforce shoppers with a house automobile assortment and supply provider.
- East: Glyn Hopkin in Colchester, for going above and past to ship a good and alluring revel in for purchasers when bringing their automobile in for regimen and advert hoc upkeep.
- West: Okee Automotive Carrier Centre in Wellington, for doing all they are able to to diagnose faults and save shoppers from having to pay for needless upkeep.
- The Midlands: Jagmaan Choudhary at Listers Honda Solihull, for conserving shoppers absolutely up to the moment with new automobile orders, and for arranging house deliveries when wanted.
- Northern Eire: Roadside Garages Kia in Coleraine (County Londonderry), for his or her ongoing dating with shoppers, their determination to sourcing new cars and decreasing the lead time to as brief as conceivable, while additionally going above and past to ship very good customer support.
- Scotland: W Livingstone Ltd in Glasgow for offering roadside upkeep to buyer cars at no rate; and
- Wales: Terry’s Auto Upkeep in Wrexham for setting up same-day off-site automobile collections and deliveries for purchasers.
A 3rd Buyer Carrier Famous person Award class for the top places of work of Motor Ombudsman-accredited broker, storage and frame restore centre teams, was once additionally offered for 2022. This was once gained by way of Protyre.
The Buyer Carrier Famous person Award for automobile producers authorised to The Motor Ombudsman’s New Automotive Code went to Honda UK, in the meantime, with Timothy Ellis at Automotive Care Plan named awarded the 2022 Buyer Carrier Famous person trophy for Car Guaranty Product Code-accredited companies.