25 with Pontiac
Lewis Williams, right, of Geneseo Motors Inc. in Geneseo, Ill., receives a 25-year award from Jim Panaretos, Pontiac regional manager.
New Jersey dealers elect officers
The New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers has elected officers. They are, from left: James Curley of Jim Curley Pontiac-GMC in Lakewood, treasurer; Edward Rossi of Rossi Chevrolet-Pontiac-Oldsmobile-Buick-GMC in Washington, secretary; Robert Merenda of Bob Merenda Chevrolet in Berlin, chairman; and Joseph Sefack of Future Chevrolet in Aberdeen, vice chairman.
50 with Chrysler
Edmond Brown Jr. II, left, Velma Moser and Art Moser, right, of Perkins Chrysler-Plymouth in Louisville, Ky., receive a 50-year award from Chrysler Chairman Robert Eaton.
30 with Nissan
Greg Compagno, left, of Vallejo Nissan Inc. in Vallejo, Calif., receives a 30-year award from David Taylor, Nissan's Northwest regional dealer operations manager.
Burnell Guyton of Valley Stream Chevrolet Inc. in Valley Stream, N.Y., has become a Chevrolet dealer.
Herb Gordon Auto World in Silver Spring, Md., has added a Kia franchise. The dealership also handles Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, Oldsmobile, Nissan and Volvo.
Three general managers have been named for Ed Morse Automotive Group dealerships. Tom Naso has been named general manager of Ed Morse Auto Park (Oldsmobile, Jeep-Eagle, Chrysler-Plymouth, Isuzu, Kia) in North Palm Beach, Fla. He had been general manager of Ed Morse's Delray Mazda in Delray Beach, Fla. James Muir has been named general manager of Ed Morse Chevrolet-Geo in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He had been general sales manager at Ed Morse's Delray Toyota in Delray Beach. Ronald Savarese has been named general manager of Saturn of Vero Beach in Vero Beach, Fla. He had been general sales manager at Capital Motors in Helena, Mont. Ed Morse Automotive Group has 29 dealerships in Florida.