Chinese America Cooperative Automotive Inc., or CHAMCO Auto, names Michael Hoyt as vice president-sales and dealer development.

Michael Ross is named to the post of regional sales director.

CHAMCO aims to sell two light trucks built by China’s Hebei Zhongxing Automobile Co. Ltd., also known as ZXAuto China, in the U.S. sometime in the next year and a half.

Hoyt previously served in various dealer-oriented roles for Ford Motor Co. and its Lincoln Mercury Div. and Premier Automotive Group brands, specifically Jaguar.

Ross also spent time at Ford, as well as Subaru of America Inc. and American Suzuki Motor Corp., in dealer-related roles.