We are delighted to bring Las Vegas to the AM Awards again in 2018, with our Aston Barclay Casino.
We are the UK’s leading independent auction company with branches in Chelmsford, Leeds, Westbury, Wiltshire and Prees Heath in Shropshire and an 18-acre Mega Centre at Donington Park, East Midlands.
By offering a full range of remarketing services to AM100 dealers, finance companies, fleet & leasing providers, car supermarkets, independent dealers and the trade, you don’t need to take a gamble with your part exchanges; our team will always work hard to maximise your returns across the group.
And when the chips are down our flexible range of services including physical auction, online bidding, vehicle appraisal and grading, preparation, logistics, transport, reporting and market insight are always designed to deliver against your bespoke disposal needs.
We have just launched a new Buyer App which enables buyers to identify and bid on stock more easily. Find it on the App store in Android or IOS format.
This is just part of our new digital investment designed to help you achieve your own buying or selling goals whilst we retain our class leading levels of customer care. This has been further strengthened by the appointment of a new Buyer Services team based in Donington Park.
We look forward to meeting some old friends and building new relationships during the evening, Come and see us and chance your luck. Those of you with the most chips left at the end of the night will win some great prizes.
Santander Consumer Finance is delighted to continue its support for the AM awards, through sponsorship of the award for Best Fleet Operation.
Following the successful launch of our Contract Hire proposition, our presence and reputation in the Fleet market has grown steadily and we are now providing finance for fleet operations - and personal customers too - across the country. Our proposition includes a brand new quote management system, competitive pricing and underwriting and payout times which we believe are the best in the market.
Our vision is to develop the leading sales channel in the automotive finance market, and this is driven by our corporate values of Simple, Personal and Fair. As Broker and Dealer sales channels evolve and becomes more digital, we are developing new solutions designed to Make Selling Simple and look forward to sharing exciting news on these over the coming months. In the meantime we look forward to meeting you at the awards and we send our best wishes to all the nominees for the Best Fleet Operation award.
If you would like to find out more about our Contract Hire offering or our wide range of products and services please visit https://dealer.santanderconsumer.co.uk/
Our top priority at carwow is providing a great experience for all customers and dealers. We love working with manufacturers and dealerships that share this goal and we're so pleased to sponsor the category recognising this.
carwow aims to empower dealer partners by helping them reach their own goals. The year-round marketing spend across digital and social channels is supported by seasonal campaigns focusing on TV, radio and outdoor spaces. carwow also creates targeted email campaigns to in market customers, ensuring that they know every reason to buy from our partner dealers.
Alongside this marketing, carwow also provides training to assist with the transition on to the online retail space. Specialist Account Managers assist throughout your partnership with carwow, consulting and advising partners to ensure they get the most from carwow.
Working with all the brands represented in the UK, carwow has access to market wide data on the automotive industry. By observing customer behaviour from research phase to purchase, there are many insights we can share. For example, which brands and models are being considered and purchased in your area, which models are successful when in stock but not so if there’s a long lead time, as well as data insights at a trim and derivative level.
carwow partner dealers can increase their revenues, reduce marketing spend, gain customer behaviour insights and speed up their stock turnover. No subscription costs - only pay when you sell a car.
Visit https://dealers.carwow.co.uk/ to find out more.
Perfect Placement UK Ltd are thrilled to be involved with the AM Awards in 2018 and proud to be sponsoring the Award of ‘Dealer Principal/General Manager of the Year’.
With 15 years’ experience in recruiting for the automotive sector, we understand that a great business usually has an exceptional leader at the helm. As such the winner of this Award will stand head-and-shoulders above a remarkable group.
We offer the entire Automotive Industry a multi-award winning recruitment service, from Independent garage to PLC Main Dealer, recruiting from Valetor to General Manager, and beyond.
Our years of service to this one Industry have meant that we have become leaders in our field of expertise, delivering a five star service to every business we partner with.
Our innovative and unparalleled digital investment, to Social Media, Website Optimisation and New to the Industry; Video Advertising, guarantee that all of our clients gain access to the best available candidates for their roles faster than any other provider.
With more dedicated regional specialists than any other agency we can be trusted to successfully recruit for any role within the Automotive Industry anywhere in the UK.
We look forward to seeing some familiar faces on the night and hopefully making new alliances during the evening.
Please come and see us on the night to discuss how your business’ recruitment process could be enhanced with our back-up and support.
If you need us before then, please visit: www.perfectplacement.co.uk
Premia Solutions offers a wide range of bespoke white label insurance products for many dealer groups in partnership with us throughout the UK and Ireland. Founded in the year 2000, and having recently celebrated our 16th anniversary, Premia Solutions continue to strive to provide market leading products designed specifically to meet the needs of our customers.
We know how important it is for you to feel like your new car is protected from the moment you leave the showroom. By putting your peace of mind at the center of our business, Premia Solutions set the standards in ‘Treating Customers Fairly’ and providing the right customer experience with our added-value insurance products.
Our committed and talented team work in partnership with you to provide a tailored white-label solution, taking the time to understand your business before creating a breadth of services that are bespoke to your business and an integrated, seamless extension to your brand.
We have been a Principal FSA/FCA Authorised Firm since the introduction of FSA regulation in January 2005.
Motul is a world-class French company specialised in the formulation, production and distribution of high-tech engine lubricants (two-wheelers, cars and other vehicles) as well as lubricants for industry via its MotulTech activity.
Unanimously recognised for more than 160 years for the quality of its products, innovation capacity and involvement in the field of competition, Motul is also recognised as the specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant for automotive engines, the 300V lubricant, making use of Esters technology and issued from the aeronautical industry.
Throughout the years, Motul has gained experience as an official supplier to many racing teams and manufacturers and contributes with them to further technological development in motorsports.
Motul is supporting those teams in international competitions such as: 24 Hours of Le Mans (cars and motorcycles), FIA World Endurance Championship, Super GT, Drift, Pikes Peak, Japanese championship Super Formula, Blancpain Endurance & Sprint Series, MotoGP, World Superbike, MXGP, Endurance World Championship, Supercross, IOM TT, Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship, F1 Boat and scores of others.
Autoguard Warranties Ltd is one of the largest providers of extended vehicle warranties and Motor Trade Insurance products in the United Kingdom today. By working closely with motor dealers, we offer a wide range of bespoke warranties and competitive insurance products to buyers of used cars, vans, motorcycles, caravans, motorhomes and HGV’s.
With 35 years of experience working in this industry, Autoguard recognises the importance of creating bespoke extended vehicle warranties to fit each individual dealer’s level of aftersales support, acceptable financial risk and operational constraints. We also provide the dealer the opportunity to offer other insurance products such as GAP Insurance to ensure that their customers will not suffer financial loss in the event of their vehicle being declared a total write off. Furthermore, we also recognise the trust that dealers place on us to process their customers’ claim requests in an expedient way as possible.
By selling Autoguard vehicle warranties and GAP insurance, dealers can increase their profit margin for each vehicle sold while also improving their customers after sale experience.
Autoguard sales representatives are active in every region of the United Kingdom and as a result of a well-trained and efficient workforce we can support new dealerships in their desire to increase their profit margins and improve levels of customer retention in short time scales.
If you are a dealer and you want to find out more about how to increase your profit margin or simply to offer your customer the best after sales support then please contact us on 03432 271499.
Car Care Plan is delighted to continue its support of the AM Awards in 2018 as we again sponsor the ‘Used Car of the Year’ Award. The awards always deliver a fantastic atmosphere and a great evening’s entertainment and we’re looking forward to joining the celebrations again this year to mark the industry’s success stories and outstanding achievements.
Car Care Plan has a range of products for manufacturers, groups and dealers specifically designed to protect customers and insure their investment. Backed by extensive dealer training and development support, your dealerships can provide customers with award-winning levels of customer service and access to 5-star Defaqto rated products.
We look forward to seeing you all for another wonderful awards dinner and would like to wish all the nominees the best of luck. http://www.carcareplan.com/
CarGurus is delighted to once again sponsor the Best Dealer Website Award at the AM Awards 2018. Founded in the US in 2007 by the co-founder of TripAdvisor, CarGurus is an auto-shopping website that uses technology, data, and community reviews to help shoppers find the best car deals and connect them with top-rated dealerships. CarGurus’ goal is to bring ease and transparency to the car shopping process, helping consumers and dealers alike. CarGurus is now the largest auto-shopping site in the US in terms of daily traffic and launched its UK site in 2015. More than 7,000 dealers in the UK are now using CarGurus to drive shopper leads to their forecourts.
Jewelultra has had an eventful 2017, marking as it did 25 years of trading. This included becoming an official partner to the Team Yuasa Halfords Honda’s in the British Touring Car Championships, a Tour of Britain in the unique VW Golf Type R ‘Grime Car’ and the launch of a unique Web App. The web app enables dealerships to show customers the amazing results of Diamondbrite products right from the showroom, giving them the visual aid they need to say “yes” to a fantastic added extra. As if this isn’t already enough, the Diamondbrite web app can be branded to suit the top 16 manufacturers so that the customer is always seeing the most relevant product. It can even be emailed to the customer after they leave the showroom as either a reminder, or just so that they can check out the benefits of such an amazing offer from the comfort of their own home.
To arrange a discreet, no-obligation discussion of your business needs please contact 01622 815679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our priority at Autino is ensuring a first-class consumer experience. We do this through providing communication and efficiency software to all tiers of the automotive industry. A Castrol company, we work with our customers to deliver innovative solutions to their business challenges.
However, Autino aren’t simply a software provider, we’re building systems designed to deliver the very best in customer experience in a digital world where consumers need exceptional interaction every time. Our products are designed to deliver more satisfied customers, greater profitability and increased efficiency. Our team is a unique mix of seasoned professionals with backgrounds from digital agencies, customer experience vendors, software houses, supply chain management companies and most importantly, the automotive industry.
Our entire company is 100% focused on building, marketing, selling and supporting the world’s best automotive ecosystem. If you want to find out more about this journey, then contact us via email@example.com
Part of the Cox Automotive group, Motors.co.uk is a car search website that aims to simplify the process of finding, buying and selling vehicles.
In addition to connecting vehicle buyers and sellers through its own website, Motors.co.uk also powers the car search channels on multiple high-quality automotive sites including Parkers.co.uk, Honest John, Regit.Cars, Carsite and Raccars.co.uk. Combined, the Motors.co.uk Network enables dealers to reach 5 million unique car buyers each month.
Motors.co.uk also provides smart, intuitive tools to help dealers improve business performance, including:
• AutoEdit GO stock management tool
• Stock Insight, which provides dealers with intelligence on stock performance
• The Eye, a response management dashboard enabling dealers to track the success of their vehicles across the Motors.co.uk Network.
Differentiating itself in the market, Motors.co.uk also provides dealers with a fair and transparent value based pricing model, aligning the invoice paid by dealers with the volume of consumer response generated.
People are the most important aspect of any business. Great people differentiate a business through their service, innovation and skill. At AutoProtect, we firmly believe our people make us different. On-going training is an integral part of our success in retaining and attracting high quality talent.
Whether it is in skills, culture, health and safety, compliance, or continuous professional development, we are proud to support and endorse an award that encourages excellence in training within our industry.
In our area of F&I expertise, the need for high quality, measurable training has never been more important as the industry embraces FCA regulation. However, investing in people simply for compliance sake should not be seen as the only driver. Developing people is about creating a distinctive, positive and tangible customer experience. This is our philosophy and one we believe the winner of this prestigious award will be striving to achieve. Our best wishes to all entrants.
Autoclenz is proud to be partnering the AM Awards in 2018 for the 4th year running, sponsoring "Best Used Car Performance" which aligns perfectly with the Autoclenz experience. Whether you are a Retail Dealership, Auction House, Volume Refurbishment or Daily Rental Operator, the ability to consistently deliver a high quality customer experience is paramount.
With the customer journey now an integral part of automotive retail, Autoclenz offers a full solution to all preparation needs with services ranging from Valet, Meet & Greet, Delivery & Collection, Premises Cleaning, Imaging and a fully managed Cosmetic Repair and Smartshop service that provides a complete cosmetic repair solution on-site.
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.
Supagard has been the UK’s market leader in professionally applied automotive paint and interior protection products since 1988 and our reputation for quality is second to none. Many manufacturers, dozens of dealer groups and hundreds of retailers think so too and we recognise the importance of supporting them to grow profitability and to meet the demands of new challenges in the constantly evolving marketplace - that’s why we’re delighted to sponsor the AM Awards New Car of the Year category again this year.
All Supagard products undergo continuous and rigorous independent testing to maintain their technical superiority over other products and are among the most technologically advanced treatments available and we continually invest in research and development to enhance the value to both dealers and their customers.
This has led to the recent launch of various innovative new products including a Polysilazane paint sealant, a new Leather Preserver with guaranteed protection against spills and stains and a new Quick Drying Fabric Protector which saves valeter time.
Our competitive price structure and no-quibble guarantees provide retailers with a strong competitive advantage. A wide range of Aftercare packs also offers retailers increased turnover and profit potential and the opportunity to easily grow additional revenue from repeat sales of the product range.
Field support is provided by a team of dedicated Area Managers who work in conjunction with each retailer to provide training, develop sales and grow profitability.
The Supagard philosophy is simple – give our trade customers the best quality, value and service around and make it easy for them to sell our products and maximise their profits at the same time.