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Eurovans and JCT600 recognised with VWCV’s Top Performer Award

Carl zu Dohna with Robin Day of Eurovans Eastbourne and compere and comedian Henning Wehn

Eurovans Eastbourne and JCT600 Hull emerged as Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' (VWCV) top franchised dealers as the brand recognised the top performers in its UK network at its 2018 performance awards.

Held in London on February, 2 the awards welcomed representatives from its 71 dedicated Van Centres and 26 Authorised Repairers.

Seven category awards were given to recognise performance across a number of key areas, from new and used sales, through customer experience, loyalty and people to Authorised Repairers.

There were also three Top Performing Van Centre accolades which recognise overall results across a number of the key areas. Success in 2018 was spread across a selection of Van Centres, though as in previous years, JCT600 and Eurovans Eastbourne have dominated the league tables.

Overall Top Performer Awards

  •  Gold Award:

 Eurovans Eastbourne

  •  Silver Award:

 JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre (Hull)

  •  Bronze Award:

 Southern Motor Group (Tonbridge)


Accolades were also given for individual business area performances. The category winners were as follows:

  •  New Sales Award:  

 JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre (Hull)

  •  Used Sales Award:

 Eurovans Eastbourne

  •  Loyalty Award:

 South Hereford Van Centre

  •  Service and Parts Award: 

 Citygate Colindale Van Centre

  •  Top Performing Authorised Repairer Award:

 Ingram Van Service (Ayr)

  •  Customer Experience Award:

 Agnew Van Centre Mallusk (Belfast)

  •  People Award:

 Agnew Van Centre Mallusk (Belfast)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK’s director and awards presenter, Carl zu Dohna, said: “Tonight we have recognised the ‘best of the best’ but I’d like to thank every single person in the network who forms a vital link in the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand chain.”

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles also presented four Gold Pin awards, given to members of staff from across the network who have demonstrated exceptional and often long service to the brand.

This year’s recipients are:

  • Bruce Henderson, head of business, Volkswagen Van Centre Birmingham
  • John McKinstry, head of business, Lookers Van Centre, Glasgow Baillieston
  • Martin Davis, senior sales executive, South Hereford Van Centre
  • Peter Minchin, sales executive, Lookers Van Centre, Guildford

Pictured: (L) Carl zu Dohna with Robin Day of Eurovans Eastbourne and compere and comedian Henning Wehn

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