Dan and Kathy Carter opened Carter Chevrolet in Carthage, Tenn.
Ed Fitzpatrick of Valley Lexus, Valley Infiniti and Valley BMW in Modesto, Calif., and Coliseum Lexus of Oakland in Oakland, Calif., was elected chairman of the California Motor Car Dealers Association.
Terry Kraker moved Coopersville Motors (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep) in Coopersville, Mich., into a new building.25 with Toyota
Joe Palmiero, left, of Palmiero Toyota in Meadville, Pa., receives a 25-year award for Toyota from Marshall Johnson, president of Central Atlantic Toyota distributors.
50 with Chevrolet
Gene Smith Jr. of Gene Smith Inc. (Chevrolet-Pontiac-Buick-Cadillac-GMC) in Elk City, Okla., receives a 50-year award for Chevrolet. Pictured, from left, are: Larry Hice, General Motors South Central regional manager; Jim Garland, General Motors Acceptance Corp.'s Oklahoma City sales product branch manager; Gene Smith Jr.; Brad Nelson, GM's Oklahoma City zone manager; Dan Garrett, GMAC Oklahoma City area financial services manager; and Jeff Smith, the dealership's vice president.