Winners of the 2015 Automotive Website Awards Are Announced

Automotive Website AwardsThe beautiful City Club of San Francisco played host to the 2015 Automotive Website Awards, where 36 of the best automotive digital marketing companies and one individual received honors for their automotive websites and technology.

Over 200 industry leaders were in attendance as they anxiously awaited the reveal of this year’s AWA winners. This year’s lineup impressed our team, and showed true innovation. We are honored to hand out awards to these deserving companies.

The individual honored, Cliff Banks, was the recipient of the coveted 2015 AWA Lighthouse Award. The AWA Lighthouse award recognizes an individual who has achieved greatness in the automotive community. For the past 15 years, Cliff has dedicated himself to writing about the breaking news in the automotive industry to keep dealers and Wall Street analysts apprised with the changes in auto industry. Congratulations to Cliff for winning this prestigious honor.

The eight categories for the 2015 AWAs included Pinnacle Platform, Peak Performance, CRM Superstars, Social Media, Marketing Innovation, Mobile Application, Sales Process and Rising Stars.

Here is a full list of winners of 2015 Automotive Website Awards:

Lighthouse Award – Cliff Banks

Pinnacle Platform, Websites – Dealer e-Process
Pinnacle Platform, Websites – Dealer.com
Pinnacle Platform, Websites – DealerFire
Pinnacle Platform, Websites – DealerInspire
Pinnacle Platform, Websites – DealerOn

Peak Performance, Websites – CDK Global
Peak Performance, Websites – GloveBox
Peak Performance, Websites – Smilenet
Peak Performance, Websites – Dominion Dealer Solutions
Peak Performance, Websites – Motortrak
Peak Performance, Websites – Reynolds & Reynolds Aptus

CRM Superstar – ELEAD1ONE
CRM Superstar – DealerSocket
CRM Superstar – VinSolutions

CRM Innovation – Dealer.com

Social Media – SPARQ by Moore & Scarry
Social Media – Charter Media
Social Media – Motofuze
Social Media – Prime Response by Dominion Dealer Solutions

Marketing Innovation – Bumper
Marketing Innovation – HookLogic
Marketing Innovation – LotLinx
Marketing Innovation – SimplePart
Marketing Innovation – Nieuweautokopen
Marketing Innovation – PureCars
Marketing Innovation – Haystak Digital Marketing

Mobile Application – DMEautomotive
Mobile Application – Mobile Dealer Data
Mobile Application – Dealertrack

Sales Process – Call Revu
Sales Process – Stealth Shopper by Driving Force Automotive
Sales Process – The Next Up

Rising Star – Buscador de Auto by KonigCo
Rising Star – AutoSnapp by Stream Companies
Rising Star – Credit Miner by Dealer e-Process

Execellence in User Experience – Dealer.com

Congratulations to all winners – your continuous innovation never ceases to impress us!

2015 Automotive Website Award Research Report & Buyers Guide

Winners were selected after months of research by the review team at PCG Consulting. An intensive research guide including a complete analysis of all winners is available now for purchase. Copies of the 2015 Automotive Website Awards Research Report & Buyers Guide can be purchased here or by visiting Booth 6505W at NADA.