There’s now lower than two weeks remaining till the January thirty first deadline for entries to the 2024 AM Awards, essentially the most prestigious accolades for UK automotive sellers, OEMs and suppliers.
New classes for 2024 embody the EV Advocate of the Yr Award, which seeks to recognise the sellers and/or OEMs which are going farther and sooner to help using electrical autos and their profit to native communities’ air high quality. That is much less in regards to the quantity and extra in regards to the angle. Entrants, whether or not OEMs or retailers, may have a passionate and educated workforce that advocates EVs; they may display nice communications and novel strategies to assist customers achieve confidence on this new know-how; they are going to be considering additional than the sale and can present their skill to be the EV professional for purchasers post-purchase and for his or her wider communities.
Whereas for dealerships that are smashing their EV gross sales quantity ambitions in new and used, serving to motorists adapt to this new know-how, there’s nonetheless the EV Dealership of the Yr Award to enter. It might be an opportunity to rejoice sturdy efficiency with new EVs inside a franchised community, or alternatives taken to purchase used EVs after their values dropped and retail them on the proper degree.
Additionally new for 2024 is The Sustainability Award. Open to automotive sellers and car producers, entrants might be companies which may display strategic planning and sturdy steps being taken to assist construct a extra sustainable and higher future for themselves and their surrounding group. Facets the judges will search for span from lowering vitality consumption to waste discount to inexperienced procurement and inspiring a green-minded tradition throughout the workforce.
Classes nonetheless open to entries from sellers embody:
- Chief in Variety and Inclusion
- The Neighborhood Hero award
- EV Dealership of the Yr
- Used Automobile Seller of the Yr (Franchised & Unbiased)
- Workshop of the Yr – Unbiased & Franchised
- EV Advocate of the Yr (NEW for 2024)
- The Sustainability Award (NEW for 2024)
- Franchised Dealership of the Yr
- Unbiased Seller of the Yr
- Seller Group of the Yr (as much as 10 websites)
- Seller Group of the Yr (greater than 10 websites)
- Seller Principal/Common Supervisor of the Yr
- On-line Client Expertise of the Yr – Franchised Seller
- On-line Client Expertise of the Yr – Unbiased Seller
- Advertising and marketing Technique of the Yr
- Finest in Buyer Service