HENDRICK AUTOMOTIVE GROUP PURCHASES BOB TAYLOR CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP REOPENS AS RICK HENDRICK CHEVROLET NAPLES CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Charlotte-based Hendrick Automotive Group has purchased Bob Taylor Chevrolet from owner Bob Taylor and this week reopened the dealership as Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples. Located at 5665 North Airport Pulling Road, the dealership is centrally positioned in one of Naples popular retail and residential corridors.
Hendrick Automotive Group now operates 16 Chevrolet dealerships in the United States with two located in Florida, including Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet in Tallahassee. The company has 137 total franchises nationally and eight in Florida.
"We're excited about bringing the Hendrick brand to the Naples community,"said Ryan Regnier, Hendrick Automotive Group market area vice president. "The dealership has earned a tremendous reputation, and it's our goal to build on that by focusing on our team members, their long-standing customer relationships and an active presence in this diverse, growth-oriented community."
Mike Curtis, formerly the variable operations manager at Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet in San Diego has been named the dealership's general manager, reporting directly to Regnier. "Our long-time customers can rest assured they'll receive the same world-class service and buying experience they've become familiar with,"Curtis said. "Hendrick Automotive Group is a family oriented company that's focused on its employees, customers and serving the community. Chevrolet also has a terrific product lineup that includes the iconic Corvette and Camaro, each with coupe and convertible options that satisfy any enthusiast or lifestyle."
Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples offers 400 new and more than 100 pre-owned vehicles on site and access to more than 30,000 new and pre-owned vehicles at HendrickCars.com. Sitting on 11.5 acres, the 37,800- square-foot facility also features 36 service bays and offers numerous customer amenities such as free Wi-Fi, refreshments and snack bar, and courtesy shuttle service to area retail centers and attractions.
Open seven days a week for sales (Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.) and six days a week for service and parts (Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples employs more than 60 people. As the dealership grows, additional employment opportunities will be available for sales professionals, service technicians, business development representatives and other positions. For more information, please visit www.hendrickcareers.com.
For additional information on Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples please visit www.rickhendrickchevynaples.com. Customers also can connect through social media: Facebook (www.facebook.com/RickHendrickChevyNaples) and on Twitter at @RHChevyNaples.
ABOUT HENDRICK AUTOMOTIVE GROUP: Encompassing 98 dealerships from the Carolinas to California, Hendrick Automotive Group is one of the largest automotive retail organizations in the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company employs more than 10,000 people in its dealerships, collision centers and accessories distributor installers in 13 states. For more information, please visit www.HendrickAuto.com.