Kriegers of DeWitt (DeWitt) donated $18,145 to the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library fund, which will go toward constructing a $5 million library in DeWitt.
Ford Motor Co. has awarded four Iowa dealership employees the Employee Excellence (e2) award. The employees are Kirk Freese of Freese Motors (Monticello), Brian Charron of Shottenkirk Ford of Indianola (Indianola), and Michelle Hays and Todd Dishman of Charles Gabus Ford(Des Moines).
Audi Des Moines (Johnston) received a 2018 Audi Magna Society Award. It was one of 161 dealers nationwide and the only Iowa dealership to receive the recognition.
Acura of Johnston (Johnston) was named a 2018 Acura Precision Team recipient. The dealership was recognized as a five-year recipient in an advertisement in Automotive News.
Two Iowa Kia dealers were recognized in an Automotive News ad for decades of operation. Kia of Des Moines (Des Moines) and Dick Witham Kia (Waterloo) have both been operating for more than 20 years.
Three Iowa dealerships were named to the 2018 Council of Parts & Service Professionals by American Honda Motor Co. Billion Honda of Iowa City (Iowa City), Honda of Ames (Ames), and Smart Honda (Clive) each received the recognition.
Trivista Companies Inc., the parent company of O’Halloran International, recently received the International Truck Presidential Award. The award, which was introduced in 2018, honors the top 7% of International Truck dealerships.
Ron Brown of Bob Brown Chevrolet (Urbandale) and Carl Moyer of Karl Chevrolet (Ankeny) have been named 2018 Chevrolet Dealer of the Year Award winners.
Billion Honda of Iowa City earned the Honda Financial Services 2018 Council of Excellence Award.
Two dealerships with Iowa locations were recognized in Automotive News as members of the Top 150 Dealership Groups. Lithia, which has seven Iowa dealerships, was the third overall dealership group in terms of 2018 new-vehicle retail sales units. Ken Garff …