Ward's Dealer Business won a national editorial excellence award from the American Society of Business Press Editors.

Winning silver honors in the feature series category was our two-part “State of the Industry.” It reviewed and analyzed auto events of 2000 and looked ahead to 2001. The series ran in the December 2000 and January 2001 issues.

The “State of the Industry” series won a gold award in AMSBPE's regional competition.

Contributors to Ward's award-winning project include Cliff Banks, Steve Finlay, Tim Keenan, Tom Murphy, Christie Schweinsberg and Laurel Wright.