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Motor Retail Group, Ridgeway, shortlisted for four industry awards
Top 20 Motor Retail Group, Ridgeway, with dealers across Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, West Sussex, Wiltshire and Dorset, have made the ‘finalist’ shortlist for no less than four awards at the 2015 Motor Trader Industry Awards celebrating best practice in the car retailing business.
Employer of the Year (Ridgeway)
The Employer of the Year Award acknowledges and rewards the dealer groups setting new standards for recruiting, nurturing and retaining employees.
Best Social Media (Ridgeway)
This category will acknowledge and reward the company that delivers the best social media presence in the UK car retailing sector and has successfully used it to engage customers and drive sales.
New Dealership of the Year (Oxford Audi – opened July 2014)
The New Dealership of the Year Award is open to sites which opened during the 24 month period between June 2012 and June 2014. Judges will be looking for evidence of a clearly planned and executed launch programme supported by the dealer’s short and long term business aspirations.
Business Manager of the Year (Ryan Amos – Ridgeway Volkswagen)
The Business Manager of the Year Award will acknowledge and reward the pivotal role played by business managers in the sales process.
In 2012 Ridgeway were proud to win the ‘Dealer Group of the Year’ award and in 2014 came away with the ‘Best Digital Initiative’ for their online video safety check programme “Workshop Window”.
The winners will be announced at the Awards gala dinner held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on the 8th July. Fingers crossed!
Ridgeway’s story has been one of continual growth and expansion and is now ranked as a Top 20 largest Motor Retail Group in the UK and listed as 12th on the latest Sunday Times Top Track 250 league table (2014) of Britain’s leading mid-market private companies.
Ridgeway are a leading new and used passenger car dealer for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Range Rover, Jaguar, MINI, SKODA and smart and also provide new and used vans and trucks from Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Fuso Canter. We also operate six Ridgeway Select prestige multi-brand used car centres and two Paint & Body Repair Centres.