Dealer News | February 1, 2023

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  • Charlie Knoepfler, former dealer principal of Knoepfler Chevrolet (Sioux City) passed away on January 13. Charlie served on the IADA board of directors as a district director from 1991–1994 and 2009–2015.
  • Stew Hansen, former dealer principal of Stew Hansen’s Dodge City (Urbandale), passed away on January 26. Stew served on the IADA board of directors for many years, including as chairman in 1994, and was the 2005 TIME Dealer of the Year nominee from Iowa.
  • Strieter Motors (Davenport) was purchased by Illinois dealer Shawn Kohli. The dealership’s new name is Patriot Lincoln of Davenport.
  • GTG Peterbilt acquired Doonan Truck & Equipment, which has three locations in Kansas. The acquisition nearly doubles the size of Grask Truck Group’s operations.


Updated: Jan 31, 2023