SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, an automotive pricing information and analysis company, received a bronze Stevie® Award for "Business Intelligence Solution, New Version" in ceremonies Monday, Feb. 25 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
The seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service received more than 1,100 entries from organizations of all types and sizes, with more than 300 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S. and other countries attending the event. The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast a recording of the presentations today at 8:00 p.m. ET.
"2012 was at times a challenging year for TrueCar, so it's gratifying to be recognized for our perseverance and ability to help create an intelligent, better buying experience for consumers and dealers," said Stewart Easterby, Executive Vice President of Operations for TrueCar, whose Stevie Award category spotlighted solutions for sales, contact center and customer service operations. "Consumers who go to TrueCar's information sites and purchase vehicles from our certified dealers have some of the highest satisfaction scores in the industry."
"The future of auto shopping is online – where TrueCar lives – and this Stevie Award, judged by an international panel of professionals, helps validate our efforts."
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales awards, contact center awards and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organize several of the world's leading business awards shows, including the American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.
"…Judges told me how impressed they were with the success stories they reviewed this year," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder, Stevie Awards. "All of this year's Stevie Award winners are truly deserving."
TrueCar, Inc., headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with offices in Santa Barbara, Calif., San Francisco, Calif., and Austin, Texas, is an automotive pricing information and analysis company that creates a better buying experience for dealers and consumers. As an online publisher of unbiased new and used car transaction data, TrueCar.com provides price reports that empower dealers and consumers to agree on the parameters of a fair deal by supplying a transparent, simple understanding of what others recently paid for similarly-equipped new cars in their geographic area. TrueCar also owns ALG, the benchmark for vehicle value information to the automotive industry and has been forecasting residual values for nearly 50 years in both the U.S. and Canadian markets.
TrueCar is a data-driven company that sources, compiles, and analyzes car-buying information unlike anybody in the industry. This is why, since its founding in 2005, TrueCar dealer partners have sold over 700,000 vehicles across the country. Its national network of more than 5,500 Certified Dealers is committed to provide no-hassle pricing for some of the country's largest membership and service organizations, including American Express, AAA, USAA and Consumer Reports that collectively represent more than one million monthly in-market customers.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
SOURCE TrueCar, Inc.