2012 CAT Award WinnersMore than 140 aftermarket heavyweights converged on Twickenham Rugby Stadium recently for the 2012 CAT Awards.

The great and the good applauded our eight award winners, including retail magnate Joe Elliot for his lifetime achievement award.

In a new departure for the awards, four guests were invited onto the stage to give their thoughts on the state of the aftermarket and its opportunities going forward.

Thanks to Peter Cox, Andy Savva Richard Shortis and Bill Stimson for taking part in the debate which touched on some interesting issues and hit a nerve or two.

Read more about that, and our winners in more detail, in the Awards issue of the CAT coming to you soon.

2012 CAT Award Winners

Supplier of the Year, sponsored by Phocas – NGK

Factor of the Year, sponsored by Motaquip – GMF Motor Factors

Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Haynes – Motabitz

Garage of the year, sponsored by Euro Car Parts – ABP Motorsport

Person of the Year sponsored by Trico – Brian Childs, NGK

Aftermarket Worker of the Year sponsored by Denso – Steve Leys, TRW

Technical & Safety Innovation of the Year sponsored by TRW – Thule easy-fit snow chains

Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by NGK – Joe Elliott

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  1. Chris Meredith says:

    Another fantastic CAT Awards ceremony and a deserved pat on the back for all at CAT and the Award sponsors for organising such a great event!

    Here at ABP Motorsport we are all overjoyed with our third successive CAT Garage of the Year Award and receive it with the open arms. MASSIVE thanks to all the support, votes & comments we recieved during the voting stage from all customers, competitors and the aftermarket. We really appreciate the time taken to vote for us.

    Here’s to a prosperous 2012 for all CAT readers!

    Chris Meredith
    ABP Motorsport
    CAT Garage of the Year 2010, 2011 & 2012


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