SIMI awards bash honours effort and excellence in motor trade
Effort and excellence in the motor business over the year were rewarded at the recent SIMI annual awards ceremony.
The winners of the prestigious awards were: Franchised Sales Operation of the Year: Blackstone Motors, New Grange Business Park, Donore Rd, Drogheda, Co Louth.
Franchised Aftersales: Blackstone Motors (as above).
Commercial Vehicle Operation: Nolan Motors, Curryline, Newtownforbes, Co Longford.
Independent Sales: Auto Assure, Park Street, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Independent Aftersales: Green Auto Service, Enniskerry Road, Kilternan, Dublin.
Bodyshop of Year: Pratt's Auto Bodyshop Ltd, Hacketstown Road, Bennekerry, Carlow.
Apprentice of the Year: Andrew Bushe, G. Bushe Motors, Inchicore, Dublin.
Outstanding Achievement Award: Robert Prole, Founder of 'Contact After Retirement'.