Edwards Auto Group (Council Bluffs) is providing free meals each week to the staffs at CHI Health Mercy Hospital and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. The meal program, which will provide more than 5,000 meals per …
Justin Birdnow of Birdnow Chevrolet (Monona) has purchased the dealership from his father, Mark Birdnow. Justin is now the sole owner of the dealership.
Willis Automotive (Clive) raised $25,000 for the United Way of Central Iowa through a Live United Drive sales event. The dealership group donated $50 for each vehicle sold at one of their stores in the month of October.
Two of the 100 dealerships recognized in the 2020 Automotive News “Best Dealerships to Work For” contest are located in Iowa. Pritchard’s Lake Chevrolet (Clear Lake) came in 71st and Dave Wright Nissan Subaru (Hiawatha) came in 83rd.
Paul Rottinghaus of Zip’s Truck Equipment (New Hampton) recently joined the NIACC alumni advisory board.
Doug DeYarman has purchased Shottenkirk Ford (Indianola) and changed the name of the dealership to DeYarman Ford.
Josh Wyman has purchased Shore Motor Co. (Clarinda) from Kim and Larry Shore. Kim Shore will continue as sales manager, while Larry Shore has retired.
Kemna Auto Group, with locations in Algona and Fort Dodge, will acquire Motor Inn of Algona effective December 22, 2020. The Motor Inn franchises will continue to be operated out of their existing location while Kemna constructs a …
Erica Bellach, marketing manager at Thompson Truck & Trailer (Cedar Rapids), was recently named a 2020 All Star in the Iowa City Cedar Rapids Region. Bellach was recognized as an All Star in the Transportation Sector.
Carl Moyer of Karl Chevrolet (Ankeny) has acquired Webster City Auto Center. The dealership will eventually be renamed Karl Chevrolet Buick GMC of Webster City.
Lithia Motors & Driveway has purchased Ramsey Mazda Subaru (Urbandale). The dealership will join Lithia’s portfolio of seven other franchises in central Iowa.
Winnebago Industries named Lichtstinn RV (Forest City) the top dealer in North America for the sixth consecutive year. The dealership was also named the top Winnebago dealer for class B and class C motorhomes and a top 20 …