Jack Keller of Manahawkin Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge in Manahawkin, N.J., received a 25-year award from DaimlerChrysler.
Fred Moffitt of Moffitt Volkswagen Inc. in Bossier City, La., received a 35-year award from Volkswagen.
John Creighton of Alex Creighton Co. in Manistique, Mich., received a 75-year award from Ford Division.
Bobby Martinez of Desert Sun Motors in Alamogordo, N.M., completed the buyout of his investment partner, Motors Holding, a division of General Motors.
Atlantic Automotive Corp. of Baltimore has acquired six dealerships from the Griffith family, also of Baltimore. Included are three Honda dealerships (in Towson, Md.; Westminster, Md.; and York, Pa.), a Dodge dealership and a Lincoln-Mercury dealership (in Westminster) and a Chrysler-Plymouth dealership (in Baltimore). The dealerships will be included in the Heritage Automotive Group and will be renamed accordingly. Atlantic now owns 31 dealerships.
Scott Lambert has been named executive vice president of the Minnesota Auto Dealers Association. He replaces Louis Claeson, who retired.