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Kia names Flear and Thomson ‘Dealer of the Year’

Kia dealer of the year 2018

Flear and Thomson Kia in Dunfermline has been recognised as Dealer of the Year, at the Kia National Dealer Conference.

The annual event was held in Liverpool on January 9 and attended by the brand’s entire network.

Scott Buchanan, director at Flear and Thomson, said: “We’re thrilled to have won this award, I’m so pleased that Flear and Thomson Kia has been recognised for our excellent customer service and an overall great experience. I want to say a special thanks to all the team here, it is their hard work and effort has helped us to win this award.”

TMS Kia in Hinckley was awarded the Aftersales Excellence award at the same event, having been awarded Platinum Prestige Dealership status by Kia in December.

Len Hallows, managing director of TMS Kia, said: “We place great value on the excellent customer service that we provide, and the awards are a true reflection of the skill and committment of our staff at TMS. It’s a great honour and I want to thank everyone at TMS Kia for their continuous support and hard work.”

Full list of winners:

Dealer of the Year 2017 – Flear and Thomson Dunfermline. (Runners up: TMS Hinckley and Drayton Motors)

Sales Excellence Award 2017 – Lookers Stockport

Plug-in Promoter Award 2017 – Humming Bird Motors

After Sales Excellence Award 2017 – TMS Hinckley

Customer Experience “Family-like Care” Award 2017 – Mantles Royston

Paul Philpott, Kia UK president and chief executive, said: “2017 has been one of the most challenging years in recent times – but thanks to the combination of excellent service at our dealerships, investment in cutting edge technology and products and our solid reputation for reliability and quality, we have flourished when many brands have fallen.”

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