Register now for free access to - this week only.



  • Harold Hoflander of Hoflander Ford in Higginsville, Mo., received a 25-year award for Ford from Ford Motor Co.

  • Nick Nicholas of Nick Nicholas Ford in Inverness, Fla., received a 25-year award for Ford from Ford Motor Co.

75 with Ford

Guy Johnson, center, of Verner-Cadby Ford in Fairfield, N.J., receives a 75-year award for Ford from Matt Bradley, left, Ford-Lincoln-Mercury New York regional sales manager; and Dan Chiriani, Ford-Lincoln-Mercury New York zone manager.

50 with Volvo

Don Hughes, right, of Hughes Automobile Co. in Santa Barbara, Calif., receives a 50-year award for Volvo from Kevin Liberman, Volvo Cars of North America's Los Angeles-north market manager.

25 with Toyota

Rick Sparks, right, of Sparks Toyota in Myrtle Beach, S.C., receives a 25-year award for Toyota from Ed Sheehy, Southeast Toyota Distributors' senior vice president.

25 with Chevy

Jim Ross, left, of Kenny Ross Chevrolet in Irwin, Pa., receives a 25-year award for Chevrolet from Jack Fleury, GMAC's Pittsburgh Business Center's area vice president.

25 with Subaru

William Fritsch, left, of Classic Subaru in Atlanta receives a 25-year award for Subaru from Tomohiko Ikeda, CEO of Subaru of America.

How to submit dealer notices
We invite items and top-quality photos for the dealers section. Please include your telephone number or e-mail address.
Dealer anniversary awards: We do not run items for anniversaries of fewer than 25 years. Photos for 25-45 years should include only two people posed shoulder to shoulder. Photos for 50 or more years should have no more than six people. Please include names (left to right), titles, dealership name and city, franchise(s) held and franchise for which award is given.
You may send a photo electronically in jpg format and at high resolution (300 dpi).
Email items to:
Or send them to:
Dealers Section
Automotive News
1155 Gratiot Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207-2997



ATTENTION COMMENTERS: Over the last few months, Automotive News has monitored a significant increase in the number of personal attacks and abusive comments on our site. We encourage our readers to voice their opinions and argue their points. We expect disagreement. We do not expect our readers to turn on each other. We will be aggressively deleting all comments that personally attack another poster, or an article author, even if the comment is otherwise a well-argued observation. If we see repeated behavior, we will ban the commenter. Please help us maintain a civil level of discourse.