Mercedes-Benz Canada honours its 2014 Star Dealers

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Canada today identified the top-performing dealers from its national retail group by unveiling the esteemed 2014 Star Dealers list. This prestigious and highly sought-after designation recognizes the accomplishments of the top ten authorized Mercedes-Benz dealers in Canada, reinforcing the critical role that each dealership plays in the overall success of the Mercedes-Benz, AMG, smart and Sprinter brands in Canada.

Star Dealers are selected from the company's nationwide Canadian retail network. Each recipient is determined based on their overall performance in five separate categories which include: new and pre-owned sales, service and parts, and customer satisfaction.

The award-winning dealers (from East to West) are as follows:

Patrick O'Regan  O'Regan Mercedes-Benz   Halifax, NS
     
Jeff Mierins   Star Motors of Ottawa    Ottawa, ON
     
Peter Santos   Mercedes-Benz Peterborough   Peterborough, ON
     
Bentley Hammer  Mercedes-Benz Durham   Whitby, ON
     
Christopher Ko   Mercedes-Benz Markham   Markham, ON
     
Mark Dube   Mercedes-Benz Downtown   Toronto, ON
     
Scott Douglas   Mercedes-Benz Maple    Maple, ON
     
Dr. Sylvester Chuang  Mercedes-Benz Oakville Autohaus  Oakville, ON
     
David Morris   David Morris Fine Cars    Edmonton, AB
     
Arnold Smith   Lone Star Inc.     Calgary, AB

"While every dealer represents the brand with the upmost pride and dedication, every year we identify the ten retailers that set the benchmark and truly exemplify our founding father's historic governing principle of providing our customers with the absolute best at every turn," said Tim A. Reuss, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada. "I congratulate each one of our Star dealers, and thank them for their unwavering commitment to excellence. Our dealers remain a fundamental factor of our success, and I am extremely proud to be supported by such an outstanding retail network from coast-to-coast."

About Mercedes-Benz Canada

Mercedes-Benz Canada is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of the three brands within the Mercedes-Benz Group in Canada: Mercedes-Benz, AMG and smart. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,450 people in 21 locations across Canada.  Through a nationwide network of 12 Mercedes-Benz owned retail operations and 41 authorized dealerships, Mercedes-Benz Canada sold 35,503 vehicles in 2012, the best year ever reported for Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.

SOURCE Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.

For further information:

JoAnne Caza
416-847-7550 
joanne.caza@mercedes-benz.ca

Michael Minielly 
416-847-7509 
michael.minielly@mercedes-benz.ca

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