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In this section of the AutoTrader.com Media Room you'll find awards and honors earned by AutoTrader.com over the years.

IMPACT Award for Business-To-Business Partnership presented by the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta

The award is presented to programs or projects that have collaborated with another business to achieve significant, measurable results.

Gold Presidential Service Award presented by the Atlanta Community Food Bank
Life Board Award presented by the American Red Cross
Corporate Spirit Award presented by Open Hand
AutoTrader.com Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition from BenchmarkPortal

BenchmarkPortal "Center of Excellence" certification places its Consumer and Specialty Sales customer service call center in the top ten percent as surveyed for efficiency and effectiveness.

DealerElite's "10 Most Interesting and Innovative Automotive Companies of 2013"

AutoTrader Group has been named one of the “10 Most Interesting and Innovative Automotive Companies” by DealerElite.net, a network of automotive industry leaders and professionals and the fastest growing automotive social site in the world. 
The ranking is the result of a DealerElite survey about 75 companies that industry leaders narrowed down to select the ten companies making the biggest impact on the automotive industry. AutoTrader Group was recognized for bringing value to its customers and the industry through innovative and creative solutions. 

Diamond Award for Used Vehicle Internet Leads: 2013 Dealers’ Choice Awards

AutoTrader.com received the Diamond award in the Used Vehicle Internet Leads category of Auto Dealer Monthly magazine's 2013 Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize the most highly regarded vendors, suppliers and finance companies in the retail automotive industry as voted on by dealers and dealership personnel. Diamond is the highest recognition level in the awards.

Diamond Award for New Vehicle Internet Leads: 2013 Dealers’ Choice Awards

AutoTrader.com received the Diamond award in the New Vehicle Internet Leads category of Auto Dealer Monthly magazine's 2013 Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize the most highly regarded vendors, suppliers and finance companies in the retail automotive industry as voted on by dealers and dealership personnel. Diamond is the highest recognition level in the awards.

2012 Information Week 500

In September 2012, AutoTrader.com was named to the 2012 Information Week 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative technology users.

10th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards

In May, AutoTrader.com received a 2011 Gold Winner Award in the online ads-advertising category.

The Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide.

18th Annual Communicator Awards

In May, AutoTrader.com received two Communicator Awards in the online and marketing categories for excellence in online advertising for the Chevrolet Sonic Overdrive campaign.

In addition to the awards received for the Chevrolet Sonic campaign, the AutoTrader.com iPhone App received the Gold Award of Excellence in the mobile apps-shopping category and a Silver Award of Distinction in mobile apps-business category.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals.

2011 Information Week 500

In September 2011, AutoTrader.com was named to the 2011 Information Week 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative technology users.

Platinum Award for New Vehicle Internet Leads: 2011 Dealers’ Choice Awards

AutoTrader.com received the Platinum award in the New Vehicle Internet Leads category of Auto Dealer Monthly magazine's 2011 Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize the most highly regarded vendors, suppliers and finance companies in the retail automotive industry as voted on by dealers and dealership personnel. AutoTrader.com holds the distinction of being the only provider in this category to be recognized all seven years since the awards’ inception.

Most Useful Automotive Site, J.D. Power and Associates

For the seventh consecutive year, AutoTrader.com was “the most useful automotive site” according to J.D. Power in November 2010.

Platinum Award for Used Vehicle Internet Leads: 2011 Dealers’ Choice Awards

AutoTrader.com received the Platinum award in the Used Vehicle Internet Leads category of Auto Dealer Monthly magazine's 2011 Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards recognize the most highly regarded vendors, suppliers and finance companies in the retail automotive industry as voted on by dealers and dealership personnel. This is the sixth year that AutoTrader.com has been recognized in this category.

2010 Automotive Website Award (AWA) For Website Design

In October 2010, AutoTrader.com was awarded the AWA top prize in the "Website Design" category among all independent auto shopping web sites.

2010 Information Week 500

In September 2010, AutoTrader.com was named to the 2010 Information Week 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative technology users.

Most Useful Automotive Site, J.D. Power and Associates

For the sixth consecutive year ATC was named the ‘most useful automotive site’ by J.D. Power and Associates in November 2009.

2009 Information Week 500

In September 2009, AutoTrader.com was named to the 2009 Information Week 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative technology users.

Highest in Dealer Satisfaction – 2008 J.D. Power and Associates Dealer Satisfaction Survey

In August 2008, AutoTrader.com was ranked highest in satisfying dealers with new-vehicle leads for the second year in a row, according to results from the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates Dealer Satisfaction with Online Buying Services Study released that month.

AutoTrader.com ranks highest in J.D. Power and Associates New Car Survey

In August, 2008, AutoTrader.com ranked highest in satisfying dealers with new-vehicle leads for the second year in a row, according to results from the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates Dealer Satisfaction with Online Buying Services Study released that month.

Highest in Dealer Satisfaction – 2007 J.D. Power and Associates Dealer Satisfaction Survey

For the first time, AutoTrader.com has highest overall satisfaction among both used and new vehicles services in J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Dealer Satisfaction with Online Buying Services category.

Key Contacts

Julie Zorn Shipp
Manager, Public Relations
AutoTrader.com
404.568.7914
julie.shipp@autotrader.com

Nicole Carriere
Senior Manager, Public Relations
AutoTrader.com
404.568.7822
nicole.carriere@autotrader.com

Nicole Yelland
Manager, Public Relations
248.219.9234
Nicole.Yelland@AutoTrader.com

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