Steve Blanchard Toyota of Angleton, Texas, has moved to a larger site in Angleton. The dealership is owned by Steve Blanchard and Robert Baldwin III.
Fred Haas Toyota World of Houston moved to a larger site in Houston. The dealership is owned by Fred Haas.
Rocky Franich, Bob Culbertson and Tom Johnson of Marty Franich Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Watsonville, Calif., received a 50-year award from Lincoln Mercury.
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JM Lexus of Margate, Fla., sold more Lexus vehicles than any other dealership in 1998 for the seventh consecutive year. The dealership, which is owned by JM Family Enterprises Inc., sold 4,055 new Lexus vehicles to customers last year.
J.M.K. Saab Inc. of Springfield, N.J., was the top-selling Saab dealership in the United States in 1998 for the third year in a row. The dealership, which is owned by Albert Kosempel, sold 823 new Saabs last year.