Don Cox of Cox Toyota in Burlington, N.C., received a 30-year award from Toyota.
Lynch Management Co., an automotive holding company in Jacksonville, Fla., purchased Kelly Lincoln-Mercury and Kelly Mitsubishi in Jacksonville from Kelly Management Corp. and renamed them North Florida Lincoln-Mercury on Blanding and North Florida Mitsubishi, respectively. Lynch also owns North Florida Lincoln-Mercury on Southside in Jacksonville and four other dealerships, one in Florida and three in Georgia.
The Greater St. Louis Automotive Association named Dave Crafton as its new executive vice president.
ALSO OF INTEREST
Ford Motor Co. and the 112 dealers of the Northwest Ford Dealer Advertising Federation donated $250,000 and an alternative-fuel F-250 pickup to the Pacific Northwest Trail Association. The dealers are from Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana. The donation will aid the association in its effort to complete and maintain the 1,100-mile linear park stretching from Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington on the Pacific Coast.