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Al Hayes Motors in Galway has won Volkswagen's Passenger Automobile Dealer of the Year for 2016, in the recent Volkswagen Golden Pin awards. The award, which is the highest award Volkswagen can bestow on one of its dealers, is granted for exceptional performance in sales, market share and customer satisfaction.
Commenting on winning the award, Al Hayes, Dealer Principal, Al Hayes Motors said: "Winning the Passenger Automobile Dealer of the Year 2016 is a great honour for the dealership. The competition is very tough as the retailer network is operated by progressive and professional businesses that are constantly looking for ways to improve their business and their Customer focus. We go to great efforts each year and it is always nice to win as it gives the whole team a real lift and recognises the team effort put in by all. Winning another award maintains the high quality customer service and high standards in Al Hayes Motors. We would like to thank all our staff for the hard work and the local community for their continuing support."
The award was presented to Niall Hayes, Volkswagen Brand Manager at Al Hayes Motors, by Lars Himmer, Group Managing Director of Volkswagen Ireland, at a gala awards ceremony held in the Dunloe Hotel in Kerry.
Congratulating the Al Hayes team, Volkswagens Head of Group Communications, Paddy Comyn said: "We are thrilled to announce Al Hayes Motors as the Volkswagen Passenger Automobile Dealer of the Year for 2016. Al Hayes Motors is a consistent performer in every area of the business ensuring Volkswagen is one of the best-selling automobile brands in Galway. 2016 has been a great year for Al Hayes Motors and I would like to thank everyone involved for their hard work and determination. Each member of staff deserves tremendous credit and this reward is very much deserved".