- Wade Carter and Sara Carter of Carter Volkswagen in Seattle received a 45-year award for Volkswagen from Volkswagen of America.
- A. Foster McKissick III of Fairway Ford in Greenville, S.C., was elected president of the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association.
- Steve Schell was named general manager of Sewell Cadillac-Chevrolet of New Orleans. The dealership is owned by Sewell Automotive Cos. of Dallas, which also owns several dealerships in Texas. Schell has held various positions with the company since 2004.
Randy Trogdon, left, of Palmetto Nissan in Florence, S.C., receives a 30-year award for Nissan from David Harris, Nissan North America's Southeast regional assistant manager.
Daniel Quirk, left, of Quirk Ford in Quincy, Mass., receives a 25-year award for Ford from John Bradley, Ford division's Boston regional sales manager.
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Neil Huffman of Neil Huffman Nissan in Louisville, Ky., received a 30-year award for Nissan from Nissan North America.
Ron Wright, right, of Wright Automotive in Hillsboro, Ill., received a 25-year award for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury from Ford Motor Co. His wife, Becky Wright, is at left.
Gary Force of Gary Force Honda in Bowling Green, Ky., received a 30-year award for Honda from American Honda Motor Co.
Julius Marks, left, of Libertyville Lincoln-Mercury in Libertyville, Ill., received a 25-year award for both franchises from Lincoln Mercury. His son, Dan, also of Libertyville Lincoln-Mercury, received a 2005 president's award.
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