There may be 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 automobile 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 might be going farther and quicker to help the usage of electrical autos and their profit to native communities’ air high quality. That is much less concerning the quantity and extra concerning the angle. Entrants, whether or not OEMs or retailers, may have a passionate and educated workforce that advocates EVs; they may exhibit nice communications and novel strategies to assist shoppers acquire confidence on this new know-how; they are going to be considering additional than the sale and can present their potential to be the EV professional for patrons 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 robust 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 stage.
Additionally new for 2024 is The Sustainability Award. Open to automobile sellers and car producers, entrants might be companies which may exhibit strategic planning and sturdy steps being taken to assist construct a extra sustainable and higher future for themselves and their surrounding neighborhood. Elements the judges will search for span from lowering power consumption to waste discount to inexperienced procurement and inspiring a green-minded tradition throughout the workforce.
The judging of the AM Awards takes place throughout March and the finalists will probably be celebrated on stage on the AM Awards Dinner on Could 2nd when every class’s winner will probably be introduced.
Classes nonetheless open to entries from sellers embody:
- Chief in Range and Inclusion
- The Neighborhood Hero award
- EV Dealership of the Yr
- Used Automobile Supplier of the Yr (Franchised & Impartial)
- Workshop of the Yr – Impartial & Franchised
- EV Advocate of the Yr (NEW for 2024)
- The Sustainability Award (NEW for 2024)
- Franchised Dealership of the Yr
- Impartial Supplier of the Yr
- Supplier Group of the Yr (as much as 10 websites)
- Supplier Group of the Yr (greater than 10 websites)
- Supplier Principal/Common Supervisor of the Yr
- On-line Shopper Expertise of the Yr – Franchised Supplier
- On-line Shopper Expertise of the Yr – Impartial Supplier
- Advertising Technique of the Yr
- Finest in Buyer Service