Dubai, May 17, 2014 - Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has capped a successful 2013-14 for Jaguar Land Rover by winning the prestigious ‘Dealer of the Year’ award for Middle East North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) region for the third consecutive year and the seventh time overall. The dealership was also recognised for Customer Service Excellence picking up top honours for both brands.
Al Tayer Motors recorded 52% growth in Jaguar Land Rover sales for the fiscal year 2013-14 compared to 2012-13 on the back of strong sales for both brands.
Individually Land Rover sales were up more than 56% and Jaguar sales were up 29% for the same year with the best-ever sales performance for both brands being reported in April 2014.
Notable successes for Land Rover vehicles include a doubling of sales for the Range Rover with increased deliveries of the vehicle and a 25% increase in Range Rover Sport sales with the introduction of the all new model during the third quarter. The Range Rover Evoque continued its successful growth at 10%, taking the overall sales for the Range Rover family up to 68% in 2013-14 vs. the previous year.
Jaguar sales were boosted by a 60% increase in sales of the XJ and a five per cent rise for the XF, as well as deliveries of the Jaguar F-TYPE convertible.
Al Tayer Motors won the prestigious ‘Dealer of the Year’ award at a ceremony held at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, where Jaguar Land Rover recognised its MENAP dealers on successes achieved in 2013-14. The dealership is ranked number one in the MENAP region by sales volume.
Accepting the award, Ashok Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, Al Tayer Motors said: “Coming on the back of a strong performance in the last fiscal, winning the Dealer of the Year accolade for the third successive year is very satisfying. It is a reflection of the efforts of the entire team at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors, and the investments made in new facilities as well as in promoting the brands in the UAE.”
The best overall Dealer of the Year trophy is awarded to the dealership that delivers outstanding performance across all areas of the business in the MENAP region.
Bruce Robertson, Managing Director for Jaguar Land Rover MENAP said, “Our strong partnership has been the result of common goals that we share for the continued success of Jaguar Land Rover in the region. Our robust sales performance in the UAE demonstrates Al Tayer Motors’ commitment to our customers with the undeniable support of our strongest ever line-up of vehicles.”
Al Tayer Motors Jaguar and Land Rover showrooms are located in Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles are available through Premier Motors’ showrooms in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.