Katy and J.P. Moore purchased Lightfoot Auto Center in Walla Walla, Wash., from Mike Guisinger and renamed it Moore Dodge-Chrysler-Plymouth-Jeep. Katy Moore is also dealer operator of C. Speck Motors Inc., a Chevrolet-Buick-Nissan dealership in Sunnyside, Wash., that is owned by her father, J.C. Speck, and was founded by her great-grandfather, Clayton Speck.
Joe Ricci, who formed MotorQuest Automotive Group in 1996 with Rick Inatome and Joe Antonini, sold Joe Ricci Dodge in Dearborn, Mich., to the group. The dealership, which has been remodeled and renamed MotorQuest Dodge of Dearborn, is having its grand opening today, April 12. MotorQuest also owns MotorQuest Dodge of Wellesley, Mass.; MotorQuest Dodge and Hummer of Melrose, Mass.; and MotorQuest of Southgate in Southgate, Mich.; and is building MotorQuest Chrysler-Jeep of Woodhaven in Woodhaven, Mich.
Samuel Cernak of Cernak Buick in Easthampton, Mass., received a 50-year award from Buick.