Black Horse provides a better way of doing business together - we use our expertise and passion to support UK dealers and manufacturers with motor finance that works for their customers.
Specialists in motor finance
Making a difference
Supporting your business
We’re committed to creating helpful, responsible finance solutions that customers trust and helping our partners grow. As part of BNP Paribas, a European bank with global reach, we bring expertise, innovative thinking and valuable customer insight to fuel growth for our partners. We’ve significant motor experience working with a book of over 20 Billion Euro’s, present in 12 countries and have forged 16 manufacturer partnerships making us a leading motor finance provider globally. In addition, BNP Paribas is delighted to support the Vauxhall and Opel finance business across Europe bringing further auto expertise to the group. Now with ambitious growth plans we will launch our new motor finance solution in the UK to help our partners attract customers, drive sales and increase customer loyalty.
CDK Global is a global provider of integrated information technology and mobile solutions to the automotive retail industry.
Despite huge technological advancements within the industry, the consumer experience is often still incredibly disconnected. At CDK Global, we see gaps between technologies as an opportunity. The industry is changing fast and to keep pace we must adapt and innovate.
We want to provide relevant and engaging interactions across all touchpoints on the consumer’s path to purchase and throughout their ownership experience – from researching to buying, maintaining to upgrading.
With one platform that is open, flexible and collaborative, we can provide valuable insight about the entire consumer journey – enabling our customers to become more efficient, generate more sales and increase profitability.
CDK is bridging the gap between dealers, manufacturers, partners and consumers.
heycar is a new online used car marketplace, making it simple to find the perfect used car. heycar will seek to solve meaningful problems to improve the car buying experience on both sides, becoming the ‘go-to’ for buyers and dealers alike.
All stock sold at heycar comes with a warranty, full history checks and paperwork, are under 8 years and have less than 100,000 miles on the clock. To deliver even more confidence we only offer stock from the most trusted dealers, giving us a unique edge in the marketplace. Our brand and offerings are driven by transparency, honesty and consistency in our messaging. We’re not only a digital platform, but an initiator and challenger to revolutionise and reinvent the used car buying process, by setting new standards and aspirations.
To list all your stock for free visit www.heycar.co.uk/join
Alternatively, you can call 0203 936 1235 to find out more
heycar originated in Germany and is backed by Volkswagen Group and Daimler (Mercedes-Benz). The UK business was launched mid August 2019, following an incubation with Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures (BCGDV).
The MFG Group helps global automotive brands transform retail performance and is proud to sponsor the People Investor Award at the AM Awards in 2020 – which reflects our commitment to helping people develop the skills and confidence they need to boost sales and profits.
From the Boardroom to the Showroom, our world-class automotive practitioners create solutions that change mindsets, enhance processes, build capabilities and directly impact the bottom line through measurable results.
With offices in the UK, Ireland and Asia Pacific, we use a unique combination of real-world automotive retail expertise and human psychology to make an immediate impact – and leave a long-term legacy.
To find out more visit www.mfg-group.co.uk
Santander Consumer Finance is delighted to continue its support for the AM awards, through sponsorship of the award for Best Used Car Dealer (independent franchise).
For the past 14 years Santander Consumer Finance has established itself as a leading player in the automotive finance sector, supporting our dealers with a comprehensive range of finance and products that meet the varied and changing needs of its retailers and customers.
Our nationwide sales team provide a consultative approach to working with the dealer network, developing strong business relationships, providing ongoing training and coaching, MI and regulatory support with a strong focus on customer retention, provided through our unique free Customers for Life programme.
We have significantly invested in our digital proposition, to help our dealers to sell more cars, more often and more profitably by giving them the flexibility to sell these products via both on and off line channels. The recent launch of our end-to-end digital solution includes a finance calculator, online application and agreement fulfilment through digital signature is available without charge to our supporting dealers.
Our vision is to develop the leading sales channel in the automotive finance market, driven by our corporate values of Simple, Personal and Fair.
We look forward to meeting you at the awards and we send our best wishes to all the nominees for the Best Used Car dealer award.
If you would like to find out more about our wide range of products and services please visit www.santanderconsumer.co.uk/dealer
1link Trade Buyer is the most comprehensive online car auction platform in the UK, giving you exclusive access to an extensive range of ex-fleet, leasing and manufacturer vehicles.
We’re no fly-by-night car auction company. We’ve been selling vehicles since 2005 and work closely with some of the biggest names in vehicle remarketing, like Volkswagen Financial Services, Robins & Day and the AA to bring you high-quality vehicles – many in retail-ready condition, with a full service history.
There’s no site subscription fee – just browse, bid and buy via our simple online auctions. Little wonder we now have over 2000 loyal customers including dealer groups, car supermarkets and independents buying vehicles from us every day.
Here's why so many have joined 1link:
• Pay just £75 per vehicle with an annual subscription or just £95 on a vehicle-by-vehicle basis
• Leading vendors including VWFS, Robins & Day, AA, Avis, Hertz and more
• Access to comprehensive vehicle details including age, mileage, condition and pricing
• Set alerts by email or SMS when vehicles of specific interest become available
• Bid, make offers and buy vehicles when you're on the move 24/7 with our handy mobile auction app
• Personal Account Management support to help with all aspects of your purchase, from start to finish
Register for free at www.1linkDisposalNetwork.co.uk
Car Care Plan is delighted to participate in the AM Awards 2020 as sponsors of the coveted ‘Used Car of the Year’ Award. The award comes with prestige and respect that can boost confidence for the future, and Car Care Plan are honoured to support outstanding achievements within the industry. The evening promises a fantastic atmosphere, exciting entertainment and a touch of glitz and glam to thoroughly celebrate this years’ success stories.
Car Care Plan offers high quality products for manufacturers, groups and dealers specially designed to protect customers, insure their investment and keep them safely on the road. Award-winning levels of customer service and access to 5-star Defaqto rated products are just some of the benefits of providing customers with Car Care Plan’s products. Backed by extensive dealer training and development support, customers will enjoy excellent protection and peace of mind. 40 years’ experience in the business have made for a wealth of knowledge about vehicle warranty and asset protection products.
To find out more visit our website at: www.carcareplan.co.uk
We look forward to seeing you all for another wonderful AM Awards dinner and wish all the nominees the best of luck!
Founded in 2006, CarGurus (NASDAQ:CARG) is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars.
The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers.
The company operates online marketplaces in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Italy and Spain.
To learn more about CarGurus, visit www.cargurus.co.uk or call 0808 164 3891.
We are pleased once again to sponsor the Best Retail Group (up to 10 sites) at this year’s AM Awards. The Awards are always a great event and have now become the focal point for the trade.
We have been manufacturing Chemicals in the UK since 1992 and our main product is of course the Diamondbrite Paint and fabric Protection Process which is now one of the market leaders. In 2019 we had the Diamondbrite paint protection independently tested again by Intertek and once again it beat the competition in both water bead height and gloss level. Our sales support also remains second to none, dedicated to offering dealers the best training available. This was enhanced in 2019 by the addition of a training academy headed up by David Beney.
In 2019 also launched Jewelultra launched ultravision®, a personalised video presentation system for use in the automotive Sales and Aftersales environments. The app and internet browser-based software simplifies the service and repair process, breaks down the barriers between the workshop and the customer, and in sales, supports the customer through the pre and post stages of the buying process. We are partnering with Vehicle Vision, developers of the Audi Cam system and a leading provider of personalised video systems to automotive manufacturers, dealerships and garages – to provide a video programme that gives its customer base a highly advanced, simple to use and affordable solution.
If you want to know more about Diamondbrite, ultravision or any Jewelultra product call Lance Boseley on 07808 841489.
The eBay Motors Group is on its way. Arriving in 2020, it will offer you a new way to reach millions of buyers, combining the reach and power of eBay Motors, Gumtree and the Motors.co.uk Network.
If you're an automotive dealer who wants to know how we can help you in 2020, please register your interest here - https://www.ebaymotorsgroup.co.uk/
Gtechniq are industry leaders in durable surface coatings. We specifically formulated Gtechniq Platinum total coating system for the premium dealership segment, so that our clients could offer market-leading ceramic coating at point of sale to the most discerning of customers.
We have a large UK based Headquarters with in house chemists, research and development, marketing, packing and dispatch facilities, service and support ensuring that the products you offer are world-class.
Gtechniq Platinum has also been laboratory tested by several leading Paint Protection Film (PPF) manufacturers and has been approved for use on their films. Using Platinum on a PPF protected car will make it easier to maintain and protect it from UV damage thus extending the life of the product.
For a third year in a row, we are proud to sponsor AM 2020 ‘Business Leader of the Year’ Award, recognising the very best in the automotive industry.
Having operated within the automotive market for almost two decades, it has been a privilege to see first-hand how leaders affect positive change within a business. This has never been more important than now; with the motor industry undergoing scrutiny in rather turbulent times, this award recognises an individual that has not only improved their business but has also had the largest impact on the industry and its public perception.
With over 1million live policies, Premia Solutions specialise in providing industry-leading insurance products to franchised dealers and independent brokers across the UK. With an extensive nationwide repair network, dedicated development team and a focus on customer care, it’s no surprise we have been rated Excellent by over 24,000 people on TrustPilot.
Combining this with bespoke product design and access to an enhanced F&I reporting system has made us one of the UK’s providers of choice for the last 20 years.
To learn about how we can help enhance your customers’ experience while supplementing your business, contact Matthew Hand via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 07500 038 699.
RAPID RTC is a multinational brand providing automotive manufacturers and retailers with cutting-edge B2B lead management and lead generation software.
Serving more than 3,000 clients in 20 languages and 30 countries, our core products include RAPID RTC Lead Manager and Chat.
As a global tech company founded in Canada decades ago, we solely focus on improving businesses’ digital lead management practices. Our brand promise: bring value to our clients by maximizing their customers’ experience across multiple digital communication channels.
Our European headquarters are in London, U.K, with international offices in Paris, France; Winnipeg, and Toronto Canada; Dallas, U.S.A.
RAPID RTC is part of the DMT Group of companies which was founded in 1996.
For more information on RAPID RTC and our products, please visit rapidrtc.co.uk
What Car? is the UK's biggest and best car buyer's guide, and it has been helping car buyers make purchasing decisions for more than 45 years.
Our New Car Buying platform is seamlessly integrated into our readers' car-buying journey - connecting retailers with in-market car buyers in a safe and trusted environment. By combining What Car?’s reputation and heritage with the latest technology, we provide retailers with cost-effective access to our large audience of ‘ready to buy’ customers.
To find out more visit http://whatcar-dealers.com/
Telephone: 020 8267 4138
Motorclean has been providing services to the automotive industry for over 45 years, we pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and adding value to our customers. Our drive for continuous innovation has helped us become a market leader within the automotive services sector.
Working with industry leading organisations within dealership groups, auction houses, and vehicle rental branches we offer a host of services, including, Vehicle Preparation, SMART Repair, Vehicle Inspection, Vehicle Video and Imagery. We recognise the specific challenges our customers face and have developed software in house that will help control costs, increase productivity and provide transparency. MMS is built with our customers in mind, the user friendly interface enables users to control the complete vehicle preparation process.
We strive to continually improve our offering and provide the best in class vehicle preparation solution. Working nationally we are proud to be a trusted partner to the automotive industry.
Autoclenz is proud to be partnering the AM Awards in 2020 for the 6th consecutive year, sponsoring "Best Used Car Performance" which aligns perfectly with the Autoclenz experience. Whether you are a Retail Dealership, Volume Refurbishment or Daily Rental Operator, the ability to consistently deliver a high-quality customer experience is paramount.
With over 50 years of experience within the Automotive Industry, Autoclenz can offer a fully managed, tailored solution to your preparation needs with services including Valet, Meet & Greet, Delivery & Collection, Premises Cleaning, Imaging, Cosmetic Repair and Mobile Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel Repair.
From the quality of service to the regular proactive account management through to innovative IT that allows you to control your operation and spend per unit, Autoclenz is best placed to deliver the full one-stop, award winning outsource solution to the Motor Industry.