LaFontaine, Kayser, Kendall and Coughlin groups get dealerships

November 5, 2021 Off By [email protected]_84

Kayser Automotive adds Ford retail outlet

Kayser Automotive Team, of Madison, Wis., has procured its next 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 Eco-friendly Bay.

“The Petersons have built a fantastic organization, serving Northeast Wisconsin for just about 50 years,” Sean Baxter, president of Kayser Automotive, claimed in a statement. “We look forward to carrying on that custom as we expand our S&L brand name to improved serve the Inexperienced Bay market place.”

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

On Sept. 30, Kayser acquired Courtesy Ford of Sauk Metropolis, also in Wisconsin, from seller Ray Fregia Jr. The team, with all domestic makes, now has seven dealerships in the state.

Wade Micoley represented the vendor in the Peterson Ford transaction.

Kendall advancement

Growing Kendall Automotive Group, of Eugene, Ore., has expanded into Montana, and it bolstered its Oregon presence very last thirty day period with the acquisition of a few dealerships.

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

“It was just a very good time to hop off,” Robberson told Automotive Information. “I required to get off when items have been heading sleek so the transition would be as clean as feasible for the personnel and consumers, as opposed to a single of our downturns. Even however we are in a chip lack, we’re in a robust auto financial system.”

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

The dealerships were being 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 invest in of Bozeman Ford-Lincoln, in accordance to a Sept. 19 publish in the Bozeman Every day Chronicle.

The dealership has been renamed Kendall Ford-Lincoln of Bozeman, Kendall stated in a LinkedIn write-up.

Kendall has retailers across Alaska, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Idaho and sells additional than 20 models, which include Toyota, Lexus, Volkswagen, Honda, Kia, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, in accordance to its internet site.

In June, Kendall bought Roy Robinson Subaru and Roy Robinson Chevrolet, both equally in Marysville, Wash., in the vicinity of Seattle.

Coughlin Automotive adds Kia shop

Coughlin Automotive Group, of Pataskala, Ohio, additional a 2nd Kia dealership very last month to develop to 13 dealerships in central Ohio.

Coughlin Automotive on Oct. 7 purchased Matt Taylor Kia in Lancaster from vendor Matt Taylor, according to Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group, who represented the seller in the transaction.

“We are excited about growing into Fairfield County and helping the local community,” auto team owner Al Coughlin mentioned in a assertion. “The Kia franchise is a fantastic brand name. By continuing to pursue development in Central Ohio, we have accessibility to more stock and additional company areas to improved provide our buyers.”

In 2020, Matt Taylor Kia marketed a lot more than 1,400 motor vehicles, in accordance to Tim Lamb Team.

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