Dealer Group Notes: McGovern’s New Hyundai Store; AutoLenders donates to Make-A-Wish


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The McGovern Auto Group, which operates more than 19 dealerships in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York, announced the opening of McGovern Route 93 Hyundai.

The new dealership, which replaces Bill Dube Hyundai, has 25 employees across its sales, leasing and service teams, and plans to add about 15 more in the coming months.

The opening of the new dealership follows McGovern’s acquisition of Bill Dube Hyundai, located on Main Street in the heart of Wilmington, Mass. Under the McGovern brand, the new dealership will offer a lot with more than 175 new and used vehicles.

“The Dube family has provided exemplary service to car buyers and owners in Wilmington, Danvers, Middleton and Reading for decades – we are proud to carry on this legacy of excellence,” said Patrick Coffey, general manager of McGovern Route 93. Hyundai, in a group news. Release.

“We are also delighted to strengthen the dealership’s commitment to the local economy, with plans to employ more than a dozen new employees from the surrounding area,” Coffey continued.

Founded in 2016, McGovern Auto Group is a full-service company with five collision centers and a commercial and municipal division.

Recognized as one of the leading dealerships of luxury brands such as Ferrari and Porsche in the region, the McGovern Auto Group also has extensive expertise in working with Chevrolet, GMC, Ford, Hyundai, Honda and Toyota vehicles.

Zac Casey is Vice President of Operations for McGovern Auto Group and added these thoughts on McGovern Route 93 Hyundai.

“The new dealership will offer McGovern’s extensive inventory and a smart, technology-based pricing strategy to customers in Wilmington and surrounding areas,” Casey said in the press release. “This is a new part of Massachusetts for us, and we look forward to bringing our great prices, great customer service, and incredible after-sales support to the local community.”

AutoLenders Charity Efforts in Southeast PA

On Friday, AutoLenders, an independent, family-owned dealership group for more than 40 years, announced its partnership with Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley. The special honor follows AutoLenders’ $10,000 donation to support a child’s dream for April Distracted Drivers Month, which highlights how active community support plays a role in the safety of young people.

In recognition of the sponsorship, AutoLenders hosted Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley President and CEO Jennifer Davis for a memorial at its brand new showroom in Exton, PA.

According to a press release, the event included opening remarks from AutoLenders President Brad Wimmer; a Make-A-Wish donation presentation; a brief speech by Davis and an exclusive meeting with Wimmer, Davis and other AutoLenders executives who attended the ceremony.

“Since our inception in 1979, community, stewardship, philanthropy and transparency have guided the success of AutoLenders,” Wimmer said in the press release. “As our brand has evolved, so has our commitment to making our neighbors feel safe – both as drivers behind the wheel and as members of our communities.

“We are honored to work alongside Make-A-Wish, an organization that embodies this mission and champions what it means to create strength, hope and transformation in communities nationwide” , Wimmer continued.

Make-A-Wish defines Wishes Heroes as those who have committed to raising $1,000 or more during the campaign. With a campaign goal of $175,000, the Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley campaign went on to raise nearly $200,000.

AutoLenders has been recognized as one of the generous sponsors of Wish Heroes.

“The Make-A-Wish Wish Journey gives kids more than a momentary gift. It gives them hope,” Davis said in the press release. that’s why we’re thrilled to have the support of AutoLenders. AutoLenders’ generous donation is helping to ensure local wishes are granted for the more than 400 children waiting.


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