LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Louisville auto dealership has been bought to a different native auto vendor.

Based on a information launch, Mercedes-Benz of Louisville, owned by David Peterson, has been bought to Jeff Wyler Automotive Household. The present staff of buyer assist and repair technicians at Mercedes-Benz of Louisville will stay below new possession.

“That is the perfect time for me to step away from my function of possession,” Peterson stated in a information launch. “The Louisville dealership is on a rock-solid basis in each means, and Wyler Automotive’s a long time of service on this neighborhood, in addition to their profitable Mercedes-Benz operation in Fort Mitchell, makes them an ideal slot in carrying on the Mercedes-Benz of Louisville legacy.” 

Wyler Automotive additionally owns Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell in northern Kentucky.

“As a family-owned and operated dealership, we take immense delight in our a long time of serving the Louisville space,” David Wyler, president of Wyler Automotive, stated in a information launch. “We all know and love the neighborhood, and take nice delight in persevering with the Mercedes-Benz legacy in Louisville.”

After beginning as a gross sales affiliate at Tafel Motors in 1973, Peterson bought partial possession within the dealership in 1981. He turned the only proprietor of the Louisville Mercedes-Benz dealership in 2002. 

Peterson plans to pursue creating a nationwide apprenticeship program for automotive technicians by way of his new enterprise, Automotive Apprenticeship Group. This system will deal with addressing the nationwide scarcity of high-quality technicians.  

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