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Kayser Automotive provides Ford retailer

Kayser Automotive Group, of Madison, Wis., has bought its second Ford dealership in two months.

Kayser Automotive and Gregg Tank on Monday purchased Peterson Ford in Oconto Falls, Wis., from Toby Peterson and Mike Peterson. Oconto Falls is north of Inexperienced Bay.

“The Petersons have constructed a wonderful enterprise, serving Northeast Wisconsin for practically 50 years,” Sean Baxter, president of Kayser Automotive, mentioned in a press release. “We look ahead to carrying on that custom as we increase our S&L model to higher serve the Inexperienced Bay market.”

The dealership was renamed S&L Ford. Tank shall be its basic supervisor. He already is basic supervisor at Kayser Automotive’s S&L Motors dealership in Pulaski, Wis., which sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram autos.

On Sept. 30, Kayser purchased Courtesy Ford of Sauk Metropolis, additionally in Wisconsin, from vendor Ray Fregia Jr. The group, with all home manufacturers, now has seven dealerships within the state.

Wade Micoley represented the vendor within the Peterson Ford transaction.

Kendall development

Rising Kendall Automotive Group, of Eugene, Ore., has expanded into Montana, and it bolstered its Oregon presence final month with the acquisition of three dealerships.

Kendall on Oct. 18 purchased Robberson Ford-Lincoln and Robberson Mazda in Bend and Robberson Ford of Prineville from vendor Jeff Robberson, who retired.

“It was only a good time to hop off,” Robberson informed Automotive Information. “I wished to get off when issues have been going clean so the transition could be as clean as potential for the staff and clients, versus one in all our downturns. Although we’re in a chip scarcity, we’re in a powerful car economic system.”

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Robberson’s father opened the Ford dealership in Bend in 1957. The Prineville location opened in 2003.

The dealerships have been renamed Kendall Ford-Lincoln of Bend, Kendall Mazda of Bend and Kendall Ford of Prineville. Prineville is about 35 miles northeast of Bend.

Kendall expanded into Montana in September with the acquisition of Bozeman Ford-Lincoln, in line with a Sept. 19 publish within the Bozeman Day by day Chronicle.

The dealership has been renamed Kendall Ford-Lincoln of Bozeman, Kendall mentioned in a LinkedIn publish.

Kendall has shops throughout Alaska, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Idaho and sells greater than 20 manufacturers, together with Toyota, Lexus, Volkswagen, Honda, Kia, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, in line with its web site.

In June, Kendall purchased Roy Robinson Subaru and Roy Robinson Chevrolet, each in Marysville, Wash., close to Seattle.

Coughlin Automotive provides Kia retailer

Coughlin Automotive Group, of Pataskala, Ohio, added a second Kia dealership final month to develop to 13 dealerships in central Ohio.

Coughlin Automotive on Oct. 7 purchased Matt Taylor Kia in Lancaster from vendor Matt Taylor, in line with Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group, who represented the vendor within the transaction.

“We’re enthusiastic about increasing into Fairfield County and helping the local people,” auto group proprietor Al Coughlin mentioned in a press release. “The Kia franchise is a good model. By persevering with to pursue development in Central Ohio, we have now entry to extra stock and extra service areas to higher serve our clients.”

In 2020, Matt Taylor Kia bought greater than 1,400 autos, in line with Tim Lamb Group.

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The shop was renamed Coughlin Kia of Lancaster. Lancaster is about 25 miles south of Pataskala.