Raymond Simmons purchased Crenshaw Motors (Ford) in Los Angeles from Bill Froelich. The dealership's name was not changed.
Also of interest
Northwood University in Midland, Mich., was scheduled to present its Dealer Education Awards on Sunday, Feb. 4, in conjunction with the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas. The awards are given to dealers who have made noteworthy contributions to education.
The winners are:
Herbert Boeckmann II of Galpin Motors Inc. in North Hills, Calif.
Nathan Conyers of Conyers Riverside Ford in Detroit
Dudley Dworken of Curtis Chevrolet in Washington, D.C.
James Feltmann Sr. of Modern Auto Company Inc. in Washington, Mo.
Thomas Flynn Jr. of Flynn VW-Audi-BMW-Mazda in Pittsfield, Mass.
Irwin Garsten of Apple Auto Group in Riverhead, N.Y.
Robert Gillingham II of Bob Gillingham Ford in Parma, Ohio
J. Brian Heninger of Heninger Toyota in Calgary, Alberta
Daniel Ramirez of Ramirez Ford in Rio Grande City, Texas
Michael Savoie of Mike Savoie Chevrolet Inc. in Troy, Mich.
James Sisson Jr. of Heritage Chrysler in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Michael Smith of Orlando Dodge Inc. in Orlando, Fla.