January 23, 2014 | By Michael Wynns |
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Volkswagen of Oakland is a single-point store in the heart of downtown Oakland, California. The area is enjoying tremendous growth, thanks to new technology com
Taylor Ford was founded in December 2004, a time when many dealerships in Detroit and the surrounding area were downsizing, plants were closing and people were losing their jobs. Taylor Ford purposefully made the decision not to participate in that recession and, instead, concentrated on remaining positive and forward thinking. Thanks to this “refuse to lose” mindset, Taylor Ford not only survived, but continues to thrive.
Founded in 1997, Toyota of Tri-Cities is one of three stores operating under the Summit Auto Group Holding. Located in Kennewick, Washington, the dealership’s location can be an advantage — the nearest competing Toyota store is more than 30 miles away.
At the Carbone Auto Group, located in New York State, family is as important today as it was 85 years ago, and it will be for generations to come. Alex Carbone, director of variable operations for the group, and the third generation in the family business,
In 1970, Manly Honda broke new ground and made national news when it became the rst dealership to sell Hondas in the continental United States. In 2014, they broke ground again to begin the construction of their new state of the art facility in Santa Rosa, CA...
In June of 2014, Scott Wade was recruited by the David Wilson Automotive Group to lead the turnaround of a newly acquired Ford store in Orange County, California. At that time, the newly acquired store was struggling in virtually every area.
Rick Case Honda of Davie is the world’s largest Honda dealership and the flagship store for the Rick Case Automotive Group. It holds the world record for the most new Hondas ever sold in a single month (1,222) and is Honda’s undisputed net profit leader, a title that it has held every year since Richard Bustillo, the store’s General Manager, joined the Rick Case team in 2008.
Smithtown Acura is a single point Acura dealership located in Long Island, New York - one of the most competitive markets in the country. To put this in perspective, they have 7 competitors within 30 miles of their store, including 2 that are in Acura’s