AM Awards 2012Most Improved Company of the YearSponsored by: Total LubricantsEvery business can go through a rough patch if the eye is taken off the ball - what's key is how the business reacts. This award recognises those companies that have put in place a recovery strategy that has borne the right results. It is open to franchised car and LCV dealers. Audited by: MSX InternationalLast year's winner: Sinclair GroupAftersales Operation of the YearSponsored by: Techron Fuel System CleanersService and repair is one of the most profitable parts of the motor industry and it's also one of the most competitive. This category is open to franchised workshops and independent authorised repairers, either individual site or complete network. Audited by: MSX InternationalLast year's winner: Rybrook WarwickTyre Retailer of the YearSponsored by: Continental Tyre GroupThis new award is open to any franchised business or standalone manufacturer-authorised repairer. It recognises the perf-ormance of the operation in the replacement tyre market, showing that the business takes the tyre opportunity seriously across sales, marketing, customer satisfaction and training.
New car marketNewsdigestNewsShowroomAM AwardsNew carnewsAMIndexRecruitmentProud sponsors of the'Used Car of the Year' award.For your rewarding partnership visit:www.carcareplan.co.uk7961-50054 Used Car of the Year Ad_Layout 1 06/01/2012 17:27 Page 1Sales Team of the Year (new or used cars)Sponsored by: Barclays Partner Finance A business has to work as a team to work effectively and this award acknowledges the power of individuals working together towards an acknowledged goal in a new and/or used car sales department in the last 12 months. Audited by: MSX InternationalLast year's winner: Cross Roads SubaruManufacturer AwardsUsed Car of the YearSponsored by: Car Care Plan This category considers cars aged six months to three years in terms of quality, residual value, manufacturers' used car programmes, engage-ment from retailers and use of remarketing. Additional judging from car pricing guide Parker's.Last year's winner: Volkswagen GolfNew Car of the YearSponsored by: Supagard Innovation, quality and profit for dealers are the watchwords for the AM new car of the year. The cars will all have been launched during 2011 and will have made an impact on the market by moving on the segment while dealers will be able to exceed targets without discounting. Last year's winner: Jaguar XJ