Fichtner Chevrolet to change hands August 21, 2014 at 10 AM
FOR RELEASE August 21, 2014:
Laurel, MT – General Motors Corporation officials will be in Laurel, Montana August 21, 2014 at 10 am anticipating the document signing transferring ownership of Fichtner Chevrolet to the locally owned Rimrock Auto Group. After 62 years, second and third generation owners Leonard, Jeanne, and Ken Fichtner agreed to sell their Chevrolet Dealership to John and Ann Soares of Billings and Steve Zabawa and his wife Susan Sullivan, also of Billings.
The new entity will be renamed Rimrock Chevrolet and is located just off I-90 at the Laurel Exit 434.
“General Motors has been pleased with our representation of the GMC and Cadillac lines,” stated Mr. Soares, “They acknowledge that Laurel is a gateway for the rural communities in the region and a growth area for regional automotive shoppers. To support this they have offered Rimrock Chevrolet an additional inventory allocation.”
“Realistically,” added Mr. Zabawa, “Our new store will be less than 15 minutes from the Billings King Avenue “Auto Row” offering car buyers even more choice. Our group is excited because we now have a franchise with a complete car, truck and SUV offering across ALL model segments from sub-compact cars to heavy duty trucks.”
Ken Fichtner will remain in a management role at the new Rimrock entity. “Ken Fichtner is a nationally recognized Corvette expert.” continued Mr. Zabawa, “With his strength in Corvette sales, service, parts, accessories and service plans, it was easy to pledge to GM that we will continue to be one of the top Corvette dealerships in the country.”
ABOUT RIMROCK AUTO GROUP
Rimrock Chevrolet at the Laurel Exit will be a part of the eight brand network of dealerships represented by the locally owned, 20 year old Rimrock Auto Group in Billings, Montana. GMC, Cadillac, Subaru, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Sprinter Commercial Vans as well as the new Auto Trim Design, CarNu Detailing, Rimrock Auto Body & Paint, and Rimrock Express Lube all operate under the Rimrock Auto Group corporate umbrella.
For additional information, contact Steve Zabawa at 406-294-7000 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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