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Ask Patty Around the Auto World Blog Carnival: July 10th

Published Jul 10th 2007, 3:35pm by Jody DeVere in Featured Articles

Welcome to the Ask Patty Dealership blog carnival! This week we went through our list of over 100 Female Friendly certified dealerships to find you a list of our dealer groups that span the country. Dealers groups are often multiple dealerships under one owner (whether privately or publicly owned) and typically reside in one metropolitan area. Here we are showcasing some of our great dealerships, however we have even more great locations nationwide! Check out our dealer search tool and dream car finder to find a dealer near you.

Mills_ford_logo_800__380p_4 Mills Auto Group - Since 1922, Mills Ford has built a family tradition of honesty, trust and integrity. We strive to develop mutual, long-term relationships with our customers through dedicated employees and world class service. It is our sincere goal to ensure that all of our customers are completely satisfied. With our award winning state-of-the-art facility and 12 acres of land, we are Minnesota's Largest Ford, Lincoln & Mercury Dealer. Mills Ford Brainerd is a six-time winner of the prestigious Presidents Award for customer satisfaction! Mills is Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury Blue Oval Certified! Check out Mills GM

Crown Crown Auto Group - The Crown Dealership Group is a premier dealer in Florida, and one of the largest privately held dealership groups in the US, covering markets in the Tampa Bay area, Tallahassee, and Columbus OH. Crown dealerships sold more than 16,200 new and used vehicles in 2005. Taking the step to become certified as AskPatty Female Friendly as an entire auto group will open the door for even more sales and satisfied customers in 2007. The Crown Dealership Group in St. Petersburg/Clearwater includes Acura, Audi, Buick, Jaguar, Maybach, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Honda, Nissan, Pontiac-GMC, Hyundai, Suzuki, and Kia; in Tallahassee BMW, VW, Porsche, Volvo, and Isuzu and also Ford in Wauchula, FL. Crown Dealership Group includes two dealerships in Dublin, Ohio: Crown Euro Cars (Mercedes Benz) and Crown Chrysler-Jeep-Kia.

Chesrown_800 Chesrown Auto Group - The Chesrown Automobile Dealerships are family owned and operated and have been serving Central Ohio for over forty years. Founded in 1963 when Norman Chesrown acquired an Oldsmobile franchise, Chesrown has consistently been regarded as one of Ohio 's top automobile dealers. Jim Gill, stepson of Norman Chesrown, currently owns and operates the Chesrown Family of Dealerships. Chesrown is committed to providing the highest quality service to create lifetime customers. Our goal is to have complete customer satisfaction in all areas of our operations- sales, service, parts, administration, and collision repair. Underlying this goal is the recognition that our employees are most important in achieving the company's goals, as well as, enhancing our reputation as innovative leaders in the automotive industry. Our commitment to our customers is matched by our respect for the communities we serve.

Coggincourtesy_logo__350p Coggin-Courtesy Automotive Group - After 40 years in the car business, Luther Coggin ranks people as his number one priority.  Now retired from operational activities, Luther Coggin's philosophy continues and it includes both the potential customers who walk through the doors of 17 dealerships, and the folks who work for the Coggin Group, part of Asbury Automotive.  Luther's hard and fast rule:  "People are the only way.  Fight for them." During his 30 years as a car dealer, Jeff Wooley, now retired from operational activities, has approached running his 8 Courtesy dealerships with the philosophy: “Stay flexible. Each market is different; so each franchise is different."

Lacg Mike Sullivan’s LAcarGuy Family of Dealers - is Southern California's ONLY online auto consultant. They're there to help YOU research, find and buy the car that's right for you. Our team of specialized online experts will make the process of buying a new or pre-owned car easier than you've ever experienced before. Search our Pre-Owned Inventory to find a car in any of our 9 dealerships. Please use their Ask Patty sites to search our inventories, schedule service or check out the latest specials. We can also help if you are looking to service your car or you need a body shop. Please let us know if you are having any problems finding what you are looking for.

Davidmcdavid David McDavid Auto Group – People from Dallas, Irving, Plano, Austin, Houston, and Ft. Worth know that if they’re looking for a Honda, Acura, Lincoln, Mercury, or Nissan, the David McDavid Auto Group is the place to go. With nine domestic and import franchises in four cities, throughout Texas, we are proud that it is now easier than ever, through the Internet, to shop for new or used cars, trucks, SUVs, minivans, service, parts, and accessories. They look forward to serving you online or at one of our dealerships soon! These stores are currently undergoing our training, so check out their site and keep posted for their Ask Patty site!

Topwinlogo Checkered Flag Motor Car Corp- Checkered Flag Motor Car Corporation has been serving the greater Hampton Roads Region since 1964. We are a family owned and operated dealership group, whose size and volume allow us to offer the largest selection, best prices, and the best added value program. We strive to make your shopping, buying, driving, and ownership experience second to none because our emphasis is on customer satisfaction. Exceeding the expectations of every customer is the goal of each employee at our Company. 

Sands_800_72ppi Schaefer & Strohminger- Schaefer & Strohminger is the Baltimore metropolitan area's oldest automotive organization. It was founded in 1917 by Michael Schaefer and Henry Strohminger (brother-in-laws) at Fleet and Eaton Streets in Highlandtown. Still family-owned, the company today is headed by Chairman, Louis M. Schaefer and President David Strohminger and it sells 9 vehicle lines from eight locations. The company's lines are Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Mazda, and Pontiac, Schaefer & Strohminger has four locations in Baltimore County, three in Harford County and one in Cambridge, Maryland.

Lg_korumrwsbanner_300_800 Korum Automotive Group- Take a look back over almost the last 50 years and one thing in the Puyallup Valley landscape has not changed.  The Korum name has been synonymous with cars and trucks.  In 1956 Mel Korum founded a dealership with the intent to service the needs of a growing community, and 49 years later his son, Jerry Korum, and his team are still going strong.  The Korum Automotive Group of Dealerships, located at the corners of River Road and Meridian in Puyallup, have seen a community go from a small rural town, to one of the most active and thriving spots in Western Washington, and through all the changes, continued to grow and be an active participant in the economic and social development of the community.

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