Mike McGrath Sr., Mike McGrath Jr. and Kevin McGrath of McGrath Imports in Chicago and Westmont, Ill., broke ground for an Acura dealership in downtown Chicago. Construction is expected to be completed by the spring of 2012. The family owns five other dealerships, including McGrath Acura of Westmont.
James Fritze, right, of Red River Chevrolet in Bossier City, La., receives a 50-year award for Chevrolet from John Kricfalusi, Chevrolet's zone manager.
Richard Patterson, left, and Robert Hisaoka of Rosenthal Nissan in Vienna, Va., received a 30-year award for Nissan from Nissan North America. Hisaoka is dealer principal; he and Patterson are both owners.
Dennis Snyder, right, of Rich Ford Sales in Albuquerque, N.M., receives a 50-year award for Ford from Hal Fader, Ford and Lincoln general sales manager.
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