John Emerson, left, of Emerson Chevrolet-Buick in Auburn, Maine, receives a 25-year award for Buick from Christopher Boman, General Motors' district sales manager in the Portland, Maine, area.
The Houston Automobile Dealers Association announced its 2012 officers. Pictured, from left, are Cary Wilson of Ron Carter Automotive Dealerships, immediate past chairman; Mike Smith of Russell & Smith Auto Group, chairman; Wyatt Wainwright, the association's president; Joe Chastang of Chastang Ford, chairman-elect; and Chris Poulos of West Point Buick-GMC-Lincoln, secretary-treasurer. Not pictured is Mac DeLaup of John Eagle Honda, vice chairman. All the dealerships are in Houston except Ron Carter Automotive, which is in Alvin, Texas.
Fred Lavery, right, owner of Land Rover Birmingham in Birmingham, Mich., receives a 25-year award for Land Rover from Joe Scarpa, Jaguar Land Rover North America's Midwest region market manager.
Norris Rancourt, right, of Carmichael Honda in Citrus Heights, Calif., receives a 40-year award for Honda from Peter Hagan, American Honda Motor Co.'s assistant zone manager for northern California.
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