A dealership group this month bought an Infiniti store in the South, while three Ford dealerships exchanged hands in single-store deals, either in December or January.
Here's a look at the transactions involving luxury and domestic brands. One deal involved a group on Automotive News' top 150 dealership groups list.
Jim Hudson Automotive Group has expanded its footprint in Georgia with the acquisition of an Infiniti dealership.
Jim Hudson Automotive, of Columbia, S.C., on Jan. 20 bought Napleton Infiniti of Augusta from Napleton Automotive Group.
The dealership was renamed Jim Hudson Infiniti of Augusta.
It marks the first Infiniti franchise for the group, said Josh Waters, director of public relations for Jim Hudson Automotive. The group also has Acura and Lexus stores in Augusta.
Jim Hudson Automotive now has nine dealerships and a used-only store in its portfolio across Georgia and South Carolina.
Napleton Automotive, of Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., ranks No. 13 on Automotive News' most recent list of the top 150 dealership groups based in the U.S., retailing 35,768 new vehicles in 2020.
Brian Brown and Mike Lacey of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.