The winners for the Motor Finance Europe 2018 awards have been announced.

The awards ceremony took place at the close of the Motor Finance Europe conference at Berlin’s Hotel Adlon Kempinski on Thursday, April 26.

The event brought together senior decision-makers within the British and European car finance industry, rewarding firms’ accomplishments following a gala dinner.

The winners

Captive finance company of the year: Toyota Financial Services

Best finance product of the year: Blue Motor Finance

Bank owned independent finance provider of the year: MotoNovo

Non-bank owned independent finance provider of the year: Alphera Financial Services

Sub-prime/non-prime lender of the year: Billing Finance

Intermediary of the year:

Legal provider/advisory firm of the year: KPMG

Digital innovation of the year – Fleet: The Miles Consultancy

Digital innovation of the year – Consumer lending: Toyota Financial Services

Digital innovation of the year: iVendi

Editor’s choice award: First Citizen Finance

Lifetime achievement award: Dr Peter Renkel, head of Banken der Automobilwirtschaft (BDA)

Industry ambassador of the year: Martin Müßener, vice president sales & marketing, Toyota Financial Services