Dealers

Milestones

Brent Berge of Desert Toyota of Tucson in Tucson, Ariz., received a 35-year award for Toyota from Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.

25 with Chevrolet

Patrick Phinney of Phinney’s Chevrolet in Clayton, N.Y., receives a 25-year award for Chevrolet from Christine Wright, General Motors’ Northeast region district sales manager.

25 with Jeep

Ernesto Ancira, right, of Ancira Motor Co. in San Antonio receives a 25-year award for Jeep from Michael Milad, director of Chrysler LLC’s Southwest Business Center.

30 with Toyota

Jim Lewis, left, of Lewis Toyota of Dodge City in Dodge City, Kan., receives a 30-year award for Toyota from Rich Simonetti, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.’s Kansas City regional general manager.

Silver dealer

Sam Stevens, right, of Sam Stevens Motors (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep) in Amory, Miss., receives a 25-year award for Chrysler and Dodge

from Scott Summers, dealer operations manager at Chrysler LLC’s Southwest Business Center.

50 with Ford

The Butman family of Gene Butman Ford Sales in Ypsilanti, Mich., receives a 50-year award for Ford. Pictured, from left, are Nick Butman, son of the dealer; Randy Stewart, Ford Motor Co.’s Detroit regional manager; Ken Butman, the dealer; and Margaret Butman, wife of the founder.

50 with Volvo

Kjell Bergh of Borton Volvo in Minneapolis receives a 50-year award for Volvo. Pictured, from left, are Pat Sutter, the dealership’s general manager; Bergh; Jeff Pugliese, Volvo Cars of North America’s central region vice president;

and Jeremy Meyer, Volvo Cars’ central west market manager.

Detroit dealer group elects officers

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association has elected officers. Pictured, from left, are Douglass Fox of Ann Arbor Automotive (Acura-Hyundai-Kia-Mitsubishi-Nissan) in Ann Arbor, Mich., president; Barron Meade of Meade Group (Dodge-Lexus) in Utica, Mich., vice president; Rod Alberts, the association’s executive vice president; and William Perkins of Bill Perkins Automotive Group of Ann Arbor (Chevrolet-Pontiac-Buick-GMC) in Ann Arbor, treasurer-secretary.

0

Shares

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.

Newsletters