Fast-growing digital motor firm wins prestigious young business award

A start-up digital motor firm has been awarded a prestigious regional award.

The Car Buying Group, which formed in 2014, has been awarded Young Business of the Year at the Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards. 

The successful award win sees the Wakefield and Bradford-based national firm recognised for their fast growth since forming the business just two years ago. The award ceremony was held at the Royal Armories in Leeds on Friday 4 November.

Now in its 11th year, the awards were hosted by British journalist and former member of parliament, Michael Portillo and featured guest motivational speaker and ex-The Apprentice star, Katie Bulmer-Cooke who set the room ablaze with her start-up story.

In the award spotlight, The Car Buying Group beat off competition from a record number of applicants and was acknowledged for his efforts in driving the fastest growing online car purchasing website in the UK.

Since forming the company, the business has seen significant growth with the recruitment of 12 employees and significant investment from long-standing motor giant Greenhous Group.

The Car Buying Group maintain ambitious expansion plans to gain further market share in the car buying marketplace and further enhance the customer service of automotive sales through their dedicated and trained team.

Founder and managing director, Tom, holds further plans to expand their digital offering to other aspects of the motor trade and, intentions to double their workforce within the next year.

Founder of The Car Buying Group, Tom Marley says:

“It is a fantastic achievement to be awarded the Young Business of the Year award by the Yorkshire Post. The team and myself were delighted to recognized for all our hard work over the past two years, with the business rapidly expanding it is an honour to be highly-praised for our business achievements.”