South Shields based motor retail firm Vic Young Ltd is celebrating after winning the Services Award, sponsored by the University of Sunderland, at the North East Business Awards’ grand final. The awards took place on Thursday 16th March 2017 at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

Organised by The Journal newspaper, in association with their sister paper The Gazette and the North East Chamber of Commerce, the awards celebrate the inspiring work of the North East business community over the past 12 months.

Vic Young, a family-run business established more than 40 years ago, is a main dealership for Mitsubishi in Tyneside. It provides a broad spectrum of vehicles for sale, rent and short-term hire as well as fleet management services, servicing, vehicle hire, parts and accident and repair. The firm’s portfolio also includes a specialist Motability division, Vic Young Mobility, which supplies cars, adaptations and wheelchair accessible vehicles, and Vic Young Conversions, which develops unique conversions for various specialist vehicles including those for full Motability approval, as well as standard vehicle conversions.

The awards, staged by The Journal and The Gazette, and in association with the North East Chamber of Commerce continue to be the biggest of their type in the country and are a celebration of our area and the great businesses that underpin it.

Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd are an impressive example of a company who have worked meticulously hard to ensure that the buying process is a positive experience and as simple as possible for the customer. Over the years, the Vic Young team have built strong relationships with businesses and clients across the North East and UK. They have an exceptionally high level of customer loyalty leading to repeat business; 95% of Vic Young Ltd customers return to purchase their next vehicle.

Vic Young, Managing Director at Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd, said: “The North East Business Awards are held in such high regard in the region and we are delighted to have won this year. We pride ourselves on offering the very best service, care and support to all of our customers. The success we’ve built over the years has been down to investment we’ve made in skills, capabilities and people.”

“Winning the Services Award is a testament to our dedicated team who work hard to build long standing relationships with our customers across the North East and UK. We also have an exceptionally high level of customer loyalty and now sell to some families’ 3rd generations”