Dealers

Milestones

  • Frank Smith and Roland Smith of Frank Smith Toyota in McAllen, Texas, received a 35-year award from Gulf States Toyota.

  • Lou Fusz of Lou Fusz Pontiac-Buick-GMC in St. Louis received a 25-year award from General Motors for Pontiac.

  • John Burns of Burns Ford in Huntington, N.Y., received a 25-year award from Ford Division.

    Transitions

  • Advantage Motorcars of Houston purchased Don McGill Audi and Don McGill Porsche in Houston from Don McGill and renamed the dealerships Advantage Audi and Advantage Porsche. Advantage also owns three other dealerships in Houston and one in Clear Lake, Texas.

  • Bud Webster of Webster Chevrolet-Buick Inc. in Cody, Wyo., acquired the Pontiac, Cadillac and GMC franchises of Graham Motors in Cody. Webster changed the name of his dealership to Webster Motors Inc.

  • Glenn Sawyer of Toyota of Puyallup in Puyallup, Wash., has opened the dealership in a new, larger building in Puyallup.

  • Dennis Zoufaly and Craig Zoufaly of Zee Automotive bought Wilson Ford in Branford, Conn., from Leslie Findell and renamed the dealership Ford of Branford. Zee Automotive also owns four dealerships in Milford, Conn.

  • Paul Stanford and Gary Stanford signed with Cadillac for Les Stanford Cadillac-Oldsmobile in Dearborn, Mich.
  • 50 with Ford

    Jack Bowker, center, of Jack Bowker Ford in Ponca City, Okla., receives a 50-year award from Bill Stang, Ford Division Southwest regional manager. At right is Bowker's wife, Patti.

    50 with Chrysler

    Tom Jenkins, right, of Jenkins Motor Sales (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep) in Portage, Wis., receives a 50-year award from Steve Beahm, DaimlerChrysler Milwaukee zone manager.

    75 with Ford

    Terry Sands, right, of Red Hill Ford in Red Hill, Pa., receives a 75-year award from Steve Lyons, Ford Division general sales manager.


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