Read Motor Group’s Grimsby Hyundai dealership was named Dealer of the Year while Richmond Motor Group won the Dealer Group of the Year award in the Korean carmaker’s annual awards.
Grimsby-based Read, which also claimed the Hyundai Customer Focus Dealer of the Year 2019 accolade with its franchise in Kings Lynn, was one of five dealerships to receive awards from the brand in a series of awards based on performance in the Hyundai Balanced Scorecard for 2019.
Read Motor Group and Richmond Motor Group both doubled up on 2019 Hyundai awards, Richmond also claiming the Hyundai Sales Dealer of the Year 2019 award at its Southampton dealership.
As AM prepares to celebrate the successes of retailers from across the sector at the AM Awards 2020 tomorrow night (February 13), Hyundai retailers were celebrating their success across a range of KPIs.
The winners of the annual Hyundai Motor UK car dealer awards were:
Hyundai Dealer of the Year 2019 – Read Hyundai Grimsby
Hyundai Dealer Group of the Year 2019 – Richmond Motor Group
Hyundai Sales Dealer of the Year 2019 – Richmond Hyundai Southampton
Hyundai Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2019 – Motorline Hyundai Maidstone
Hyundai Customer Focus Dealer of the Year 2019 – Read Hyundai King’s Lynn
Mike Read, the managing director of Read Motor Group, took to LinkedIn to congratulate his award-winning Hyundai teams, describing his “immense pride” in winning two national awards from Hyundai.
He said: “Congratulations and thank you to our teams at Read Hyundai Grimsby for winning the Hyundai UK Dealer of the Year Award, and at Read Hyundai King's Lynn for winning the Hyundai UK Customer Focus Dealer of the Year Award.
“This is a remarkable achievement from both the teams and is a reflection of their dedication to their roles, and more importantly their passion to deliver exceptional customer service.
“To receive this level of recognition from Hyundai UK, following on from the Dealer of the Year and Aftersales Dealer of the Year Awards achieved over the last two years, is truly fantastic.”
Commenting on the success of the award-winning Hyundai Motor UK franchisees, managing director Ashley Andrew said: “Much has been written about the automotive sector and the challenges faced last year.
“The achievements of our dealer partners, in the context of the last year’s market, are exceptional and greatly appreciated by all at Hyundai UK.
“Results such as these can only be achieved through dedication and commitment across all operational areas of the business, along with a strong focus on delivering fantastic customer service.”