The group stated it expects the 4 acquired dealerships will promote about 3,800 new- and used-vehicles mixed a yr.
“We are excited and look forward to carrying on the quality treatment of customers and employees that Frank Downing and his team have established through 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 concentrate on working its shops in western New York, south and west of Buffalo. Towne Auto now has 5 shops in three New York cities, in response to its web site.
Last yr, West Herr added three shops inside a month within the spring.
The firm purchased a Honda retailer in Canandaigua, N.Y., from Victory Automotive Group in May. Then, on June 1, West Herr, together with Bethanne Hollis Kaiser, added a Chevrolet retailer in Rochester, N.Y. The firm adopted that with the acquisition of its first Mazda retailer in Canandaigua, additionally in June.
Following Monday’s transaction, which additionally included a collision middle 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 News’ most up-to-date record of the Top 150 dealership teams primarily based within the U.S., retailing 31,933 new automobiles in 2021.