2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/625821/more en Disgruntled as a Customer, He Bought the Dealership, Then Lots More http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/disgruntled-customer-he-bought-dealership-then-lots-more <div class="node-body article-body">Herb Chambers went from selling copier machines to cars. His dealer group delivered 65,829 vehicles last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/disgruntled-customer-he-bought-dealership-then-lots-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/disgruntled-customer-he-bought-dealership-then-lots-more#comments Public Dealers TopDealer North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 797801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chambers believes in every word of mission statement, says staffer. </strong></p> WardsAuto Dealer 500 Members Confident, Profitable http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/wardsauto-dealer-500-members-confident-profitable <div class="field-byline"> Tom Beaman </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Ward's Dealer 500 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five years after the worst economic downturn in recent memory, the 500 dealerships that make up the 27th annual list recorded sales of $50.3 billion based on total revenue, up 11% from $45.4 billion in 2012. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/wardsauto-dealer-500-members-confident-profitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/wardsauto-dealer-500-members-confident-profitable#comments Public Dealers TopDealer North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Thu, 30 May 2013 15:14:00 +0000 781251 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re doing this differently,&rdquo; says Battaglia. </strong></p> Ford Dealership Group Packs a Punch http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/ford-dealership-group-packs-punch <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Pack, a former Ford Credit employee, has become a legendary multiple-store dealer in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/ford-dealership-group-packs-punch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/ford-dealership-group-packs-punch#comments Public Dealers TopDealer North America U.S. Dealerships Ford Lincoln Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Dealership Management Tue, 21 May 2013 09:10:00 +0000 775331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sam Pack became dealer in 1980.</strong></p> Dealership Kept Its Heart in San Francisco http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/dealership-kept-its-heart-san-francisco <div class="field-byline"> Tom Beaman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Running a dealership in California’s famous city comes with challenges, but Andy Hansen is up to the job. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/dealership-kept-its-heart-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/topdealer/dealership-kept-its-heart-san-francisco#comments Public Dealers TopDealer North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Dealership Management Fixed Operations Thu, 18 Apr 2013 08:49:00 +0000 754931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Third-generation dealer Andy Hansen.</strong></p> Dealership Gets Over Humps http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-gets-over-humps <div class="node-body article-body">Chapman BMW on Camelback made it through the tough times, but Arizona economy still is a concern. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-gets-over-humps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-gets-over-humps#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:41:00 +0000 738631 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Employee satisfaction fosters customer satisfaction, Dresp says.</strong></p> Dealership Group on Fast Track http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-group-fast-track <div class="node-body article-body">Starting out with an ailing Ford store, the Ziegler Auto Group now has 17 dealerships and 41 franchises in four states. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-group-fast-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/dealership-group-fast-track#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:18:00 +0000 722121 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Aaron Zeigler at&nbsp;dealership. </strong></p> McCombs Dealership Group Stays Steady http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/mccombs-dealership-group-stays-steady <div class="node-body article-body">Megadealer and billionaire Red McCombs, born in 1927, remains active in the auto business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/mccombs-dealership-group-stays-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealerships/mccombs-dealership-group-stays-steady#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships 2013 WardsAuto Dealer 500 Dealership Management Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:48:00 +0000 690171 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Finley heads McCombs Ford West in Texas.</strong></p>