Penrith’s Annlyn Motors wins three gongs
at Volvo Dealer of Year awards
Annlyn Motors in Penrith picked up three top awards at the 2014 Volvo Awards of Excellence on March 11.
The dealership won awards for Best Customer Service, Best Customer Experience and Highest Market Share. It continues a strong performance by Annlyn Motors which has previously won the top Volvo Dealer of the Year award a record five times.
The awards were presented to Annlyn Motors dealer Principal John Dunn by Volvo Car Australia’s Mark Kebblewhite and Phil Larmour, and Volvo Ambassador Matt Shirvington at a gala dinner held at the Sydney Opera House on March 11.
Volvo’s Kevin McCann said: “John and the team at Annlyn Motors have been consistent performers in the Volvo awards for many years. Winning these 2014 awards is testament to the hard work, dedication and professionalism of the entire team.”
John Dunn from Annlyn Motors said: "Congratulations to the entire Annlyn team for another fantastic customer-focused performance.”
In addition to the three major dealership awards, Annlyn Motors staff also received the following individual awards:
Sales Manager Award – Greg Shelton
Sales Consultant Award – Nathan Dunn
Service Manager Award – Michele Dunn
Parts Manager Award – Ben Dunn
John Dunn concluded: “These rewards are a result of the hard work and dedication everyone has put in. I am absolutely thrilled for the team, and we are now all looking forward to a fantastic 2015 with Volvo”
Annlyn Motors wins Volvo Car Australia Dealer of the Year 2012
Family-owned Annlyn Motors in Penrith, NSW, has been awarded Volvo Car Australia’s Dealer of the Year for
This year’s award ceremony was a celebrity affair, as it was announced just before the star-studded finale of the
All-New V40 launch programme, which took place at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney.
Joining winning Dealer Principal John Dunn to celebrate the award were a number of high profile guests including
Volvo Car Ambassador and Channel 9 celebrity Richard Wilkins, Lisa Wilkinson, Matt Shirvington, Luke Mangan,
Australian of the Year Dr Charlie Teo, supermodel Alexandra Agoston and rugby players James O’Connor, Drew
Mitchell and Israel Folau.
This is the third time Annlyn Motors has picked up the coveted award, adding to their wins in 2008 and 2011.
“If it was a shock last year, it’s an even greater shock this year,” said Mr Dunn.
“To achieve such a prestigious award doesn’t come easily and requires hard work and commitment from the
entire team. We have a fantastic team at Annlyn Motors that understand the principles of the business, and are
enthusiastic about the Volvo brand.”
The Dealer of the Year Award recognises a dealership that has consistently achieved the highest of standards.
Outstanding customer service, professionalism and all-round performance across 13 key criteria underpin this
“To win the Dealer of the Year award is a great achievement for any member of the Volvo Car Australia dealer
network,” said Matt Braid, Managing Director of Volvo Car Australia.
“The award signifies a commitment to excellence in all areas of the business and, of course, an unwavering
commitment to the brand. Annlyn Motors has once again demonstrated its dedicated approach to customers, staff
and Volvo Cars.
“With the recent launch of the All-New Volvo V40, the world’s most advanced hatchback, and a number of other
exciting developments throughout the year, John and the rest of the Dealer Network are as excited as we are at
what lies ahead.”
Following the award ceremony, John Dunn and the rest of the Dealer Principals partied the night away to a set by
Australia’s number one female DJ Havana Brown who had flown in especially from LA.
15 Year C30 Giveaway
To celebrate our 15 year milestone in 2012, Annlyn Motors ran a year long promotion to win a car. With every new Volvo sold we also gave you the opportunity to win a brand new C30 T5.
On a summer evening in January the long wait to find our winner was finally over. Over 100 hopeful Volvo owners packed the dealership, enjoying entertainment, food & drink until the business end of the evening when 15 keys were drawn from a barrel, ready to find out if they unlocked the C30.
And the lucky winner is... Maryanne Mizzi. Not only was Maryanne the winner of a new Volvo C30, it was also her birthday.
Click the video to the right to watch the winning moment.