Vic Young are an award-winning car dealership who specialise in manufacturing wheelchair access vehicles. They are based in the North East of England. The family-run business has been trading for over 40 years and has a large, loyal customer base nationally as well as locally in South Shields and beyond. They pride themselves on their ability to provide best in class service to all customers across all main areas of their business. From their home in the heart of South Shields, they provide: New/Used Cars, Motability, Servicing, Accident Repair, MOT, Warranty Repairs, Fleet, Vehicle Rental, Parts and Conversions.
Bespoke mobility solutions
Managing director Vic Young described his Mobility cars department, “have a team of highly skilled engineers in their purpose built workshop and a sales team that will talk you through every particular requirement or enquiry you may have offering independent advice. We pride ourselves on selecting quality suppliers to build our products and have strong links with many other companies in the motor industry. We are a Motability cars supplier and have a broad selection of wheelchair accessible vehicles onsite.”
At the forefront of the MG revolution
Vic Young is outdoing the competition by being the best performing independent MG garage in the country. The family-run dealer began selling new MG cars in 2017 and has witnessed a growth ever since. Vic Young, Managing Director commented: “It’s been superb to be a part of the successful revival of the much loved MG brand. They are beginning to make a lot of noise in the market and I can only see this growing stronger with the launch of the new hybrid in the autumn, as well as other models.”
Electric dreams come true
The team in the conversions department have created a range of fully-electric vehicles suitable for personal and commercial use including an electric Wheelchair Access Taxi, electric Box Van and an electric Drop-side Tipper– all converted from regular Nissan e-NV200s. For organisations who require cars as well as commercial vehicles, the Vic Young fleet team can provide almost any electric car on the market, including the MG ZS EV. Powered by a 44.5kWh, water-cooled lithium-ion battery, the ZS EV is the best priced electric SUV car on the UK market.
A dedication to customer service
Vic Young won the Service Award at the North East Business Awards’ grand final in March 2017. The Services Award rewards and recognises professional service organisations that have demonstrable strength in service excellence, service differentiation, business growth and innovation. Vic Young have also been nominated for the 2020 NEAA manufacturing excellence award.