The Gateshead-based Vertu Motors has been recognised nationally for excellence after winning three out of four top accolades at this year’s Land Rover Awards.
The firm was named Dealer Group of the Year, while its Farnell Land Rover dealership in Leeds triumphed over 130 others to be named Dealer of the Year, as well as taking the top spot for customer service for the third time in a row.
Vertu acquired Farnell, which has been operating dealerships in Leeds, Bradford and Guiseley for more than 65 years, with a £31m investment in May last year.
The awards, held at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, also saw the Leeds and Bradford dealerships featured in the top ten for the After-sales Dealer of the Year award.
Robert Forrester, chief executive of Vertu Motors PLC, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been recognised nationally. It’s a resounding endorsement from Jaguar Land Rover.”