Action Update Newsletter

Dealer News | June 26, 2024

John Deery Motors in Cedar Falls recently received the Nissan Award of Excellence. Dave Wright Nissan Subaru in Hiawatha donated $20,000 worth of tools to Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids. The school will use the tools to …

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Dealer News | June 19, 2024

Fort Dodge Ford Toyota and the Johnson Family donated money for supplies to Sweet Snax LLC to help provide 50 free cakes to kids in the foster care system. Todd Givant, president of Des Moines Auto Auction, died …

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Dealer News | May 22, 2024

DeYarman Auto Group has acquired Deery of Ames. The dealership will now operate under the name DeYarman CDJR Ames and will be led by dealers Doug DeYarman and Paul DeYarman and managing partner Christi Henderson.

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Dealer News | May 15, 2024

Kyle Coleman purchased Motor Inn of Estherville and Motor Inn of Spirit Lake. The new dealerships will be called Coleman Automotive Estherville and Coleman Automotive Spirit Lake. Trivista Companies was acquired by Ascendance Truck Centers, a national dealer …

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Dealer News | May 8, 2024

Joel Thys of Thys Auto Group is the newest major contributor to the Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education. Thys donated $5,000 to the Foundation, which awards annual scholarships and grants in support of automotive education in Iowa.

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Dealer News | May 1, 2024

Seven Iowa dealers earned the 2023 Toyota President’s Award: Cedar Rapids Toyota Dan Deery Toyota Fort Dodge Toyota Motor Inn Toyota of Carroll Okoboji Toyota Rick Collins Toyota Wilson Toyota

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Dealer News | April 17, 2024

Tim Kennedy and Tim Starkevicius have purchased Hawkeye Ford in Red Oak from Jo Gallagher. The dealership will now be called TNT Ford. Ben Peterson is the sole owner of Forest City Ford following Pete Gau’s retirement. Peterson …

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