2016 – 2017 Pride of Jaguar Award Winner
JAGUAR & LAND ROVER FORT MYERS HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS JAGUAR and LAND ROVER RETAILER EXCELLENCE AWARDS
(Fort Myers, FL.) – March 20, 2017– Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC recently announced the recipients of its 2016/17 Pride of Jaguar and Land Rover Pinnacle Retailer Excellence awards. Jaguar & Land Rover of Fort Myers are among the select group of retailers to achieve this honorable award. This is the 4th year in a row that Jaguar & Land Rover of Fort Myers has won this award for both brands.
“Jaguar & Land Rover of Fort Myers is greatly honored to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Brian Del Negro, General Manager. “We are proud of the exceptional experience we provide our customers and are committed to continuing to improve the overall experience.”
The Pride of Jaguar and Land Rover Pinnacle awards are given annually to retailers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and the Jaguar and Land Rover brands. Each year, sixteen retailers are selected from each brand based upon their top performance in core business categories including customer advocacy, sales and business excellence.
“We are delighted to honor our leading retailers for their outstanding customer service and sales satisfaction, which has helped Jaguar and Land Rover set sales records in the United States,” said Joe Eberhardt, President & CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. “We take immense pride in providing our customers with not only distinctive high quality vehicles, but a truly exceptional and personalized experience.”
In 2016, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales reached a new all-time record for the two brands combined. The Land Rover brand saw an increase of 5 percent from 2015 with record sales of the Range Rover Sport. The Jaguar brand more than doubled its volume with sales up 116 percent from 2015, driven by breakout performances of three new models: the F-PACE, XE and XF.
Jaguar has a network of 163 retailers and Land Rover a network of 169 retailers across the U.S.
Jaguar & Land Rover of Fort Myers will be rewarding its employees for their outstanding customer service in achieving this award with a luncheon and dinner at a later date.
For more information on Jaguar & Land Rover of Fort Myers, visit ftmyersjaguar.com and landroverftmyers.com.
About Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel- drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports sedan and sports car marques.
The company employs almost 38,000 people globally, with 330 in the U.S. and supports around 275,000 more through our dealerships, suppliers and local businesses. Manufacturing is centered in the UK, with additional plants in China, Brazil, India and Slovakia.
At Jaguar Land Rover we are driven by a desire to create class-leading products that deliver great customer experiences. The largest investor in R&D in the UK manufacturing sector, we have invested £12 billion (USD$15.7 billion) in the last five years and in the current year alone will spend over £3 billion (USD$3.9 billion) on new product creation and capital expenditure. Last year Jaguar Land Rover sold 487,065 vehicles in 160 countries, with more than 80 percent of our vehicles produced in the UK being sold abroad.