CCR Motor Company’s Mitsubishi Motor in the UK dealership in Bristol claimed the Japanese brand’s dealer of the year award at an event to celebrate success across its retail network.
Mitsubishi announced its 2019 Dealer of the Year Award winners during the company’s annual Dealer Conference, which was held at The De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Gloucestershire.
And while the CCR business on Feeder Road, Bristol emerged victorious, accolades were also handed to: Blackshaws Morpeth Mitsubishi of Northumberland; Devonshire Motors of Barnstaple; and Arnold Clark Stirling.
Blackshaws claimed the New Dealer of the Year award, Devonshire Motors was named Sales Dealer of the Year and Arnold Clark’s Stirling operation was recognised as Aftersales Dealer of the Year.
A Long Service Award was also presented to Gatwick Mitsubishi in recognition of 40 years as a Mitsubishi dealer, having first opened the franchise in January 1979.
Commenting on CCR’s overall Dealer of the Year award win, group managing director Tim Bagnell said “We are absolutely delighted Bristol Mitsubishi has been named Dealer of the Year.
“The whole team should be very proud of themselves. CCR has represented Mitsubishi for 41 years and we have a very strong partnership so to be recognised in this way feels very special.”
Rob Lindley, managing director of Mitsubishi Motors in the UK, said: “The Dealer Awards allow us to recognise the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of our dealers, who in the last year have consistently performed well above the national average across a range of business metrics.
“The fantastic dealers recognised at this year’s awards should all be very proud of their successes as they have set a very high standard in excellence for our brand and our customers.”
Last year sales of passenger vehicles rose 31.5% year-on-year, finishing the year with total vehicle sales of 30,851 units.