The 2014 LKQ GetGreen promotion started in February 2014, and ended April 17, 2014. The nationwide promotion offered thousands of instant-win prizes along with a sweepstakes promotion for a chance to win a 2014 Honda Accord. Overall, there was one grand prize winner, five first place winners, two second place winners, five third place winners, and thousands of instant-prize winners.
The grand prize winner is John Avila, owner of John's Auto Center in Corpus Christi, TX. Avila will receive the 2014 Green Car of the Year, a Honda Accord.
"I have been a customer with LKQ for many years, beginning in the Greenleaf days," says Avila. "I feel unbelievable and overwhelmed that I won a car. Something you think will never happen, then it happens to you, I feel thankful and blessed," stated Avila.
John's Auto Center participated in the LKQ GetGreen promotion through LKQ Central Texas located in New Braunfels, TX. The 17-acre location services the Austin, San Antonio, McAllen, and Corpus Christi markets with quality recycled auto parts.
"John's Auto Center has been a valuable customer of ours for over eight years. They have been using the same sales representative for those eight years, and John the owner is a great long-term shop owner and very deserving of this grand prize,"
stated Tchad Taormina, LKQ Central Texas plant manager.
The first place winners each will receive Raleigh bicycles, the second place winners each will receive a $200 LKQ gift card, and the third place winners each will receive a solar backpack. The instant-win prizes included 10,000 trees being planted through the Arbor Day Foundation, digital music downloads, limited edition LKQ GetGreen t-shirts, LKQ gift cards, and iPads.