Mercedes-Benz awards Baker Motor Company with prestigious recognition for the seventh time

Charleston's own Baker Motor Company Mercedes-Benz dealership has received the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Dealer Recognition Award  based on its outstanding performance in 2012.  Baker Motor Company was presented the award as a tribute to its success as an independent entrepreneur who routinely exceeds the expectations of Mercedes-Benz owners.  Baker Motor Company has earned the Best of the Best distinction seven out of the past ten years including 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2012.  Baker Motor Company is the only Mercedes-Benz dealership in South Carolina to ever receive this award.

The award, which is presented annually, goes to top performing Mercedes-Benz dealerships for demonstrating superior performance in various areas of their business, including customer satisfaction, new vehicle sales, certified pre-owned sales, leadership and management, parts operations, and market penetration.  

“We are so honored to receive Mercedes-Benz highest distinction for our efforts in 2012,” said Baker.  “We have such an incredible team committed to providing an exceptional ownership experience for each customer we have the pleasure to serve. This award is a true testament to their teamwork and dedication.”

Steve Cannon, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA said, “These dealers are exemplary representatives of the Mercedes-Benz brand: an entrepreneurial spirit fueled by a commitment to excellence and strengthened by a total focus on customer satisfaction.” Cannon added, “I thank them for their hard work and dedication.”

Baker Motor Company was founded in 1998 with the Mercedes-Benz brand as its original franchise.  2013 marks the company’s 25th Anniversary and consequently 25 years as a Mercedes-Benz dealership.  To find out more about Baker Motor Company, please visit or the dealership’s Facebook page at

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