Pritchard Auto Co. (Garner) has added a Lincoln franchise. The dealership now has both Ford and Lincoln franchises.
Jim Rydell of Rydell Chevrolet (Waterloo) has retired, passing the role of dealer principal on to his son-in-law, Matt Halbur. Halbur previously held the role of general manager at the Waterloo dealership and is dealer principal at Rydell of Independence. For more …
Rich and Kim Willis of Willis Automotive (Clive) recently received the 2019 Tocqueville Society Award from the United Way of Central Iowa. The award is given annually in recognition of inspirational and sustained leadership and service through United Way.
The Shottenkirk Auto Group sold Shottenkirk Mount Pleasant to Kelly Barnett. The dealership will now be called Mount Pleasant Auto Group.
Three IADA members were recognized in the Des Moines Business Record’s “Best of Des Moines” program. Willis Automotive (Clive) won the Best Auto Dealership and Best Place for Auto Repairs categories. Bob Brown Chevrolet (Urbandale) and Karl Chevrolet (Ankeny) were runners-up in the Best Auto …
Two Iowa dealerships were named to the Automotive News “Best Dealerships to Work for” list. Audi Des Moines (Johnston) placed 18th overall and 13th in the small dealership category. Dave Wright Nissan Subaru (Hiawatha) placed 47th overall and 19th in the medium dealership category.
Truck Center Companies (Council Bluffs) has been named the exclusive Thomas Built Buses dealer in Iowa. The multi-state dealer group has locations in Nebraska and Kansas, in addition to Council Bluffs.