Wells Fargo Auto Finance, the nation's second largest non-captive automotive finance originator, gives 45 dealers its 2005 Stagecoach Dealer of the Year Awards. Winners are from every sales region.

Says Gary Lorenz, Wells Fargo Auto Finance president, “It is our philosophy that the best businesses are built from a strong foundation of partnership where each member of the partnership works diligently towards making the other successful.”

Johnny Dangerfield of Johnny's Suzuki, Moncks Corner, SC, says: “The relationship between Wells Fargo and our team has been extremely harmonious.”

Here are the Stagecoach Dealers of the Year: Automax
Balise Chevrolet Oldsmobile
Barberino Brothers
Barts Car Store
Bill Pierre Ford Money Mart
Bob Watson Chevrolet
Capitol Ford
Car Factory Outlet
Car Town Kia USA
City Auto Sales
Colma Buick Pontiac GMC
Columbus Suzuki
Community Ford Mercury
Credit Superstore-Rosedale Dodge
Davis Chevrolet
Matt Blatt Imports
Metro Auto Wholesale
Metro Hyundai
Midway Chevrolet
Nissan of San Bernardino
Reno Dodge Sales
RK Chevrolet
Serra Kia of Centerpoint
The New Monroeville Dodge
Universal City Nissan
University Ford
Vickar Community Chevrolet
Westway Ford
Williams Chevrolet
Worthington Dodge
Edmark Auto Center
Encan H. Gregoire Inc - St-Eustache
Ernie Haire Superstore
Fox Chevrolet Security
Fox Valley Suzuki
Freeway Ford
Gwinnett Place Kia
Holzhauer Auto & Truck
Hudiburg Chevrolet
Johnny's Suzuki
Keith Pierson Toyota
Kentwood Ford Sales
Lake Manawa Nissan
Landmark Chevrolet
Lloyd MacDonald Nissan