Diehl Automotive Group of Butler, Pa., added three dealerships in two recent transactions, including its first Kia store.
Diehl Automotive, with stores in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, acquired Chevrolet, Toyota and Kia stores in Hermitage, Pa., from Matthew Taylor, owner of Taylor Auto Group. Hermitage is north of Pittsburgh, near the Ohio border.
The Taylor Chevrolet and Toyota stores were purchased on May 25 and the Kia dealership on Wednesday, Diehl Automotive CEO Corina Diehl told Automotive News. The transactions also included a collision center.
"We firmly believe that our customer‐first focus will increase sales and service in the region and be well received by consumers in our new trade area," Corina Diehl said in a statement.