The group stated it expects the 4 acquired dealerships will promote about 3,800 new- and used-vehicles mixed a 12 months.

“We’re excited and stay up for carrying on the standard remedy of shoppers and workers that Frank Downing and his crew have established by the years,” Scott Bieler, CEO of West Herr, stated in an announcement.

Downing, president of the family-owned Towne Auto, stated in an announcement that the transfer is strategic and can enable his firm to deal with working its shops in western New York, south and west of Buffalo. Towne Auto now has 5 shops in three New York cities, based on its web site.

Final 12 months, West Herr added three shops inside a month within the spring.

The corporate purchased a Honda retailer in Canandaigua, N.Y., from Victory Automotive Group in Could. Then, on June 1, West Herr, together with Bethanne Hollis Kaiser, added a Chevrolet retailer in Rochester, N.Y. The corporate adopted that with the acquisition of its first Mazda retailer in Canandaigua, additionally in June.

Following Monday’s transaction, which additionally included a collision heart in Bowmansville, West Herr stated it now owns 39 dealerships in New York.

West Herr, of Orchard Park, N.Y., ranked No. 17 on Automotive Information’ most up-to-date listing of the High 150 dealership teams based mostly within the U.S., retailing 31,933 new autos in 2021.

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