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Dealer News | December 7, 2022

H&S Motors (Cresco) has been sold to Sleepy Hollow Auto Group, a Wisconsin-based dealership group with four other locations. The dealership will now be called Sleepy Hollow Chevrolet Buick of Cresco.  Deter Motor Co. (Atlantic) has been sold to …

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Dealer News | November 23, 2022

Total Motors (Le Mars) and Vollmar Motors (Holstein) donated $12,000 as part of the dealerships’ annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer initiative. The dealerships donated $1,500 to Floyd Valley Healthcare, $750 to Horn Memorial Clinic, $750 to Cherokee …

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Dealer News | November 9, 2022

Dave Wright Nissan Subaru (Hiawatha) placed 88th in the annual Automotive News Best Dealerships to Work For competition. Notably, the dealership was one of just two single point dealerships to claim a spot on the list. The dealership …

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Dealer News | October 12, 2022

Gregg Young Automotive Group purchased Clemons of Ottumwa. The dealership, now known as Gregg Young Automotive of Ottumwa, will continue to operate at the same location. “We have a great team here that are looking forward to serving the …

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Dealer News | September 21, 2022

Rydell of Independence employee Rob Zimmerly set a Guinness World Record at the dealership last weekend. Zimmerly drove a mini Shriner car around the dealership on two wheels. His goal was to go for three miles, enough to surpass the …

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Dealer News | September 14, 2022

Marion Turpin of Turpin Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (Dubuque) is celebrating 50 years as a dealer. Turpin’s first dealership, Turpin Motors in Geneseo, Illinois, is celebrating its golden anniversary this year.

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Dealer News | September 7, 2022

Pat McGrath Chevyland is one of the Coolest Places to Work according to the Corridor Business Journal. The dealership placed third in the large companies category of the annual awards program, which recognizes workplaces with engaging and rewarding environments.

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Dealer News | August 17, 2022

Dick Dirks, who was IADA’s chairman in 1990 and was the president of Dirks Motor Co. (Akron) from 1954 to 2015, died last week. Thompson Truck & Trailer, which has five Iowa locations, was named one of five …

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Dealer News | August 10, 2022

Doris Kemna, who co-founded Kemna Motor Co. and worked for the dealership until she retired, passed away on August 7. Dorothy Kreider, who worked for IADA from 1974 until her retirement in 1997, passed away on August 2.  …

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