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North Yorkshire car dealership strikes gold

Simon Bailes Peugeot has notched up another prestigious award.

The business, which has sites in Northallerton, Guisborough and Stockton-on-Tees, has become the most accredited Peugeot dealership in the UK having received its nineteenth Guild of Gold Lion accolade.

Simon Bailes Peugeot was honoured in recognition of the company’s strong performance throughout 2012 despite a difficult economic climate for automotive firms.

Peugeot HQ awards its Gold Lions to businesses that achieve the highest standards in sales, service and customer satisfaction and for being the best-performing Peugeot dealerships in the UK.

Peugeot nationally praised Simon Bailes Peugeot for achieving outstanding sales, exceptional levels of service, the highest customer satisfaction feedback and good product availability.

Simon Bailes said: “Our reputation has been built on our high standards and I am delighted for the whole team at our three dealerships to get this award again.

“I am also very proud to be recognised by Peugeot globally again as I know how hard everyone in the industry has to work in the current difficult climate.”

The prestigious award was presented in front of the network of more than 240 dealers at the National Peugeot Dealer Conference.

Tim Zimmerman, managing director at Peugeot Motor Company PLC, said: “Simon Bailes should be truly proud of its success. It has consistently performed to a high standard and delivered exemplary levels of customer satisfaction and business excellence. I’d like to congratulate the whole team on its outstanding achievements.”

The award follows a successful year of new product launches for Simon Bailes, including the Auto Express New Car Award winner 2012 – the Peugeot 208 – and the award-winning Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4, the world’s first diesel hybrid car.

This year Simon Bailes has also been chosen by Peugeot to help launch the newly restyled Peugeot RCZ sports coupé.

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