The Demmer Ford dealership of Wayne, Michigan, is truly a family affair. The neighborhood's car lot originated with Jack Demmer, who still comes into work every day at the age of 90, to interact with the customers that he loves.
Steve Ewing still feels excited when he turns past the Wade Ford dealership sign into his lot in Smyrna,GA, every day since he became President and CEO of Wade Ford Inc., in 2002.
Joe Serra, President of Serra Automotive, headquartered in Grand Blanc, MI, is honored and privileged to be a first-generation American-born citizen in the car business.
Sean McCorkmick and Kim Raybine believe that their people are their best asset. Apple Ford Lincoln is a team of wonderful, happy employees that make business easy.
Every day, thousands of men and women put their lives on the line serving in the military for America’s freedom. On Memorial Day, we remember those whose lives were lost and remind ourselves that for many returning home, a new battle begins.
Chuck Eddy is proud to be a part of our country’s last great industry – the car business.
Brad Wood, General Manager and Partner at the Gerry Wood Dealership, holds a PhD – Pappa Has Dealership.
My father told me when I was very young that automobiles would always be around. I am very grateful that I took his advice.
We were told in training that it is important not to prejudge. It was proven to me on my first ever sale...
It's a passion that you have to have to sell yourself to be that friend to that customer.
Seeing someones huge smile when they finally are able to buy their dream car....priceless!
A vehicle is not just a piece of metal, it's a story, it's a memory maker, it's a guardian, it's you!
I felt really good about selling two cars to two very needing people. It was one of those warm feelings in life.
In no other business can a 12 hour work day feel like 5 minutes has passed.
When I was a kid in the 50's new car intro was a huge deal. My neighbor was the GM of our local Chevy dealer. I would sneak into his yard and and BE THE FIRST TO SEE THEM!!!!
The most progressive dealers in the country are embracing technology, and as a result...
Our industry was built by small companies - mom and pop businesses that have great ideas.
It has allowed me to grow and provide for my family, given my family a better quality of life, and has enabled me to have a huge network of friends who will always be there when you need them.
I've moved on to Mercedes-Benz to help people fill their desires. What a privilege!
It is a great feeling to greet someone and enters the dealership and says "I am just looking" and end up driving a vehicle of his choice after an hour or two.
It's meeting all walks of life. 20 years in the business and everyday you're meeting someone new.
We all grew up together building racing lawnmowers as kids, and now building cars and motors... I love it.
Met my gorgeous wife 13 years ago at David McDavid Honda while both working there.
I get to wake up every morning, meet new people, and face another challenge.
My father never lost his dream in any economy, achieved to be a top 10 Lincoln store in the country and bought his own store in 1980, when everyone said he would fail. Today, Bob Sr. is written on a 20 foot mirror in the showroom.
I love the car business, because, first and foremost I am a died in the wool lifelong car addict.
I love the car business because I get to help people every day find the vehicle of there dreams.
Mike Johnson knows the car - and the freedom of the open road - are a uniquely personal and American right of passage.
Just when you think you know it all about the business...bam! You learn something new.
The best managers and sales people are not just there to make money. They genuinely like helping people.
I love to see the face of people when they pick up their new car, the excitement and pride when they drive off, the bright gleam of the tail lights as they drive away.