Loy Todd, president of the Nebraska New Car and Truck Dealers Association, was elected 2012 chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives. ATAE represents the executives of 115 state and metropolitan dealer associations in the United States and Canada.
Members of the Dahl family of Dahl Automotive (Ford-Lincoln-Subaru- Hyundai-Mazda-Toyota) receive a 100-year award for Ford. Dahl Ford- Lincoln is in Onalaska, Wis. Pictured, from left, are Ken Czubay, Ford Motor Co.'s vice president of U.S. marketing, sales and service; Jansen Dahl, Kenny Dahl, Harry Dahl, Andrew Dahl and Tyler Dahl.
James Balise Jr., left, of Balise Honda in West Springfield, Mass., receives a 40-year award for Honda from Joseph Jenio Jr., sales manager in American Honda Motor Co.'s New England zone.
Jim Koons of Koons Sterling Ford in Sterling, Va., receives a 25-year award for Ford from Lisa O'Connor, Ford Motor Co.'s Washington regional manager.
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