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eBay Motors Awards winners announced at second annual event in London


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2014 Nissan Qashqai

BMW Group UK wins Used Car Brand of the Year Nissan Qashqai wins New Car of the Year MINI wins OEM Parts & Accessories Store of the Year

Top performing brands and businesses in the automotive industry were celebrated last night at the second annual eBay Motors Awards.

At a glamorous event held at the Plateau Restaurant in Canary Wharf, hosted by TV presenter Mike Brewer, eBay Motors announced the eight category winners.

Two awards were based on votes from the 3 million unique users who visit eBay Motors in the UK, the winners included:

Nissan Qashqai - eBay Customers New Car of the Year BMW Group UK - eBay Customers Used Car Brand of the Year

Six of the awards were voted for by an expert judging panel who analysed a range of criteria, including best store design, use of promotions, sales growth and innovative sales strategies. The winners included:

Perrys Motor Sales Ltd - eBay Dealer Group of the Year Euro Car Parts - Aftermarket Parts & Accessories eBay Motors Store of the Year MINI - OEM Parts & Accessories eBay Motors Store of the Year Grashion Automotive Solutions - eBay Independent Garage of the Year Auto Parts Delivered - eBay Innovative Seller of the Year Matt & Clare Allsopp - eBay Motors Garage of the Year

Justin Lovric, Senior Vertical Sales Manager at eBay UK commented at the event: “It’s been another fantastic evening here at the eBay UK Motors Awards, rewarding the crème de la crème of the motors industry. It’s been a really exciting twelve months in which we have seen automotive brands and merchants really up the tempo with even more innovative stores, greater number of listings and increasing use of eBay.co.uk as part of joined up, multi-channel sales and marketing strategies. With huge numbers of cars, parts, accessories and motorcycles being sold on eBay in the UK every day and with access to millions of active users every month, we look forward to welcoming even more of the industry to the platform.”