Dealers

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  • Dayton Andrews of Dayton Andrews Dodge in Saint Petersburg, Fla., and Dayton Andrews Chrysler-Jeep in Clearwater, Fla., donated $26,000 in his customers’ names to the Survivors Relief Fund established by the National Automobile Dealers Association under the auspices of its charitable foundation. The money represents a donation of $200 for every vehicle sold between Sept. 20 and Sept. 30.

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  • Sonic Automotive Inc. opened an expanded Toyota of Baytown in Baytown, Texas. Sonic, of Charlotte, N.C., a publicly held dealership group, was No. 2 on the Automotive News list of the top 100 dealership groups in the United States for 2000 with sales of 131,365 new retail units

  • 40 with Mercedes

    Robert McGeorge, of David R. McGeorge Car Co. in Richmond, Va., receives a 40-year award from Bob Crolic, Mercedes-Benz USA Washington region general manager.

  • 25 with Chevy

    James Finch of James Finch Chevrolet in Bailey, N.C., receives a 25-year award from Jim Townsley, General Motors market area manager.

  • 25 with Volvo

    Dick Maxwell, right, of Maxwell Volvo in Burlington, N.C., receives a 25-year award from John Kendig, Volvo Cars of North America’s general manager for the Atlanta/Carolina market area.

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