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Independent Used Car Retailer of the Year is proud to be sponsoring this exciting new award which recognises the contribution independent used car retailers make to the motoring economy and the company looks forward to honouring the winner of this category at the awards dinner in July.

Rob Queen, group marketing manager at commented “We are delighted to see that motor retailers as far apart as Scotland and Kent are entering this award which goes to show there is a real commitment to high standards in used car motor retailing. Good luck to both of them and other entrants to this award.”

As a leading automotive classified website, reaches car buyers across the UK actively looking to purchase their next car, Over 1,000 motor retailers are successfully using to proactively load and advertise their stock and as a result, enjoy high quality sales enquiries.

“There is no doubt that the winning Used Car Retailer will have to be exceptional. Quite simply, they will have to have an outstanding website, quality premises, clean, presentable stock all supported by exemplary levels of customer services.” Added Queen.


  • Autoinfusion (Bristol)
  • Big Motoring World (Kent)
  • Henson Motor Group (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne)
  • I&K Motors (Aberdeenshire)
  • McCarthy Cars (Craydon)
  • Phil Whitaker Cars (Slough)

Henson Motor Group

Henson Motor Group was established in 1996 and us a pioneer of the supermarket concept in the northeast. The group’s experiences buyers purchase best selling stick and no entry levels specification models.

The company has recently spent £250,000 on external refurbishment of its site and £100,000 on a new interior as its Benton, Tyne & Wear car supermarket.

Marketing includes PR, press and radio advertising with social networking sites driving traffic to its own website. The company uses Whisper software to analyse phone calls and Google analytics for website analysis to boost sales.

Repeat business and recommendations from a large percentage of Henson’s business. The group reported a 24 per cent increase in car sales in the three months to January 2010.