DealerRater Announces Preliminary Results for the 2014 Dealer of the Year Awards

Waltham, MA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013

DealerRater, the worlds premier car dealer review web site, today announced the current front-runners for the 2014 Dealer of the Year Award Program. The awards are given annually for distinction in outstanding customer service based upon customers reviews of their dealership experiences shared on DealerRaters web site. Final results will be announced at the 2014 NADA Convention and Exposition, in New Orleans, LA, January 24-27.

For the 2014 awards, weve posted the initial front-runners in advance to give dealers a few more weeks to put the pedal to the medal if needed and make a last final push for the finish line, said Chip Grueter, president of DealerRater. With the growing importance of dealership reviews in the car-buying experience, our Dealer of the Year winners are able to differentiate themselves for competitive gain over other dealers across North America.

The current front-runners of the 2014 Dealer of the Year Award Program listed alphabetically based on brand categories that have three or more dealers in the running include:

United States


Acura of Westchester Larchmont, NY

Courtesy Acura Littleton, CO

Curry Acura Scarsdale, NY

Park Ave Acura Rochelle Park, NJ

McGrath Acura of Westmont


Prestige Audi N Miami Beach, FL

Audi Conshohocken Conshohocken, PA

Audi Coral Springs Coral Springs, FL

Bell Audi Edison, NJ

Crown Audi Clearwater, FL


Park Ave BMW Rochelle Park, NJ

Rallye BMW Westbury, NY

Chapman BMW on Camelback Phoenix, AZ

Ganley BMW Middleburg Heights, OH

Germain BMW of Naples Naples, FL


Coulter Cadillac Phoenix, AZ

Flemington Chevrolet Buick GMC Flemington, NJ

Sullivan Buick GMC Arlington Heights, IL

Lester Glenn Buick GMC Toms River, NJ

Hardy Chevrolet Buick GMC Dallas, GA


Coulter Cadillac Phoenix, AZ

McDonald GMC Cadillac Saginaw, MI

Holm Automotive Center Inc Abilene, KS

ELCO Chevrolet Cadillac Inc Ballwin, MO

LaFontaine Buick GMC Cadillac Highland, MI


Phillips Chevrolet Frankfort, IL

Sands Chevrolet Glendale Glendale, AZ

Hare Chevrolet Noblesville, IN

Carter Chevrolet Manchester, CT

Advantage Chevrolet of Bolingbrook Bolingbrook, IL


Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Walled Lake, MI

Taylor Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Bourbonnais, IL

Naperville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Naperville, IL

Colonial Chrysler Jeep Dodge Hudson, MA

Lake Norman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Cornelius, NC


Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Walled Lake, MI

Taylor Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Bourbonnais, IL

Naperville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Naperville, IL

Colonial Chrysler Jeep Dodge Hudson, MA

Lake Norman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Cornelius, NC


Rick Case FIAT Davie, FL

JMK FIAT Springfield, MA

Crown FIAT of Dublin Dublin, OH

FIAT of Fairfield County Stamford, CT

FIAT of Austin Austin, TX


Glockner South Point Ford South Point, OH

Bozard Ford Lincoln St. Augustine, FL

Ditschman/Flemington Ford Lincoln Flemington, NJ

Five Star Ford North Richland Hills, TX

Klaben Ford Lincoln Kent, OH


Coulter Cadillac Phoenix, AZ

Flemington Chevrolet Buick GMC Flemington, NJ

Sullivan Buick GMC Arlington Heights, IL

McDonald GMC Cadillac Saginaw, MI

Lester Glenn Buick GMC Toms River, NJ


Bommarito Honda Hazelwood, MO

AutoPark Honda Cary, NC

Galpin Honda Mission Hills, CA

DCH Academy Honda Old Bridge, NJ

Brandon Honda Tampa, FL


Crown Hyundai St. Petersburg, FL

Harbor Hyundai Long Beach, CA

Hyundai of St. Augustine St. Augustine, FL

Ron Carter Hyundai Friendswood, TX

Long Island City Hyundai Long Island City, NY


Infiniti of Naperville Lisle Naperville, IL

Circle Infiniti West Long Branch, NJ

Douglas Infiniti Summit, NJ

Flemington Infiniti Flemington, NJ

Salerno Duane Infiniti of Denville Denville, NJ


Wilde Jaguar of Sarasota Sarasota, FL

Crown Jaguar St. Petersburg, FL

Jaguar Land Rover Annapolis Annapolis, MD

Checkered Flag Audi Porsche Jaguar Virginia Beach, VA

Sill-Terhar Motors Broomfield, CO


Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Walled Lake, MI

Taylor Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Bourbonnais, IL

Naperville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Naperville, IL

Colonial Chrysler Jeep Dodge Hudson, MA

Lake Norman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Cornelius, NC


Bulldog Kia Bogart, GA

Luther Nissan Kia Inver Grove Heights, MN

Orlando Kia West Orlando, FL

Kia Country of Charleston Charleston, SC

Peak Kia Littleton, CO

Land Rover

Princeton Land Rover Princeton, NJ

Jaguar Land Rover Annapolis Annapolis, MD

Land Rover Mt. Kisco Mt. Kisco, NY

Patrick Jaguar Land Rover Naperville, IL

The Sharpe Collection Grand Rapids, MI


Wilde Lexus of Sarasota Sarasota, FL

Park Place Lexus Plano Plano, TX

Meade Lexus of Southfield Southfield, MI

Park Place Lexus Grapevine Grapevine, TX

Herb Chambers Lexus of Sharon Sharon, MA


Bozard Ford Lincoln St. Augustine, FL

Ditschman/Flemington Ford Lincoln Flemington, NJ

Klaben Ford Lincoln Kent, OH

Fair Oaks Ford-Lincoln Inc Naperville, IL

Fiesta Ford Lincoln Indio, CA


Boardwalk Ferrari Maserati of Plano Plano, TX

Ferrari Maserati of Atlanta Roswell, GA

Foreign Cars Italia Greensboro, NC


Mazda of Elk Grove Elk Grove, CA

ODaniel Automart/Mazda Fort Wayne, IN

Cardinale Way Mazda Mesa, AZ

Sport Mazda Orlando, FL

Russell & Smith Mazda Houston, TX


Atlanta Classic Cars Duluth, GA

Tysinger Motor Company Hampton, VA

Mercedes-Benz of Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY

Marcedes-Benz of Tampa Tampa, FL

Crown Eurocars of Dublin Dublin, OH


Prestige Mini Ramsey, NJ

Moritz BMW Mini Arlington, TX

Braman Mini of West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL

Mini of Manhattan New York, NY

Richmond BMW/Mini Richmond, VA


RC Hill Mitsubishi DeLand, FL

Crown Kia Mitsubishi St. Petersburg, FL

Kelly Mitsubishi Emmaus, PA

Parkway Mitsubishi Lagrange, GA

Paramus Mitsubishi Paramus, NJ


Eisenhauer Nissan Inc. Wernersville, PA

Newton Nissan Gallatin, TN

Luther Nissan Kia Inver Grove Heights, MN

Sonora Nissan Yuma, AZ

DCH Freehold Nissan Freehold, NJ


Hennessy Porsche North Atlanta Roswell, GA

Walters Porsche Riverside, CA

Flemington Volkswagen Porsche Audi Flemington< NJ
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PureCars Announces Chief Technology Officer; Acquisition of Tentail

Charleston, SC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013

PureCars?, the countrys leading provider of Automotive Value Reports ( announced today that it has appointed Adam Phillips as Chief Technology Officer and completed its acquisition of Tentail. Phillips, along with Ashley Messer, founded Tentail, a software company that automated the management of online advertising campaigns. Both Phillips and Messer have joined PureCars growing development offices in Atlanta, Georgia.

The acquisition of Tentail furthers PureCars mission of providing more relevant data to improve the car buying experience. By combining Tentail’s dominating digital marketing capabilities with PureCars innovative value solutions, PureCars has created a world-class marketing platform for paid search and display advertising, now called SmartAdvertising.

The dramatic increase in consumers use of digital media as a means of beginning the car buying process is causing a revolution in automotive sales. Budgets previously spent on traditional media are now moving to digital campaigns to match consumer behavior. Dealership budget reallocations are a direct result of studies showing adults spend nearly seven times as much time online as they spend on traditional print media.

The addition of Tentails technology will increase the value proposition for both PureCars dealers and customers. Dealers will now be able to extend their investments into paid search and display advertising with access to the industrys most comprehensive marketing automation solution, while customers will receive only the advertisements most relevant to their interests. Adams deep understanding of digital marketing makes him a perfect fit with PureCars, said Jeremy Anspach, CEO of PureCars. Phillips added The synergies were amazing. Together, we were able to bring SmartAdvertising to market with lightning speed, enabling auto dealers to transform how they connect with consumers across new and used vehicle sales.

About PureCars

The products offered by PureCars have ignited the concept of “Value Shopping,” helping consumers clearly understand the value offered by the vehicles they’re considering, while assisting dealers in effectively promoting the value-benefits of their inventory. PureCars Value Reports? provides customers a complete value-focused overview on any pre-owned vehicle; from local price competitiveness to in-demand optional equipment, vehicle reliability through certification and reconditioning services, and dealer reputations from customer reviews. The PureCars SmartComments? tool further promotes those value benefits by pushing powerful custom vehicle comments to all inventory listing sites. PureCars Trade-In Reports take just 30 seconds to complete, asking online shoppers a few simple questions about their trade for an instant estimated value on their vehicle while providing the hosting dealership with a quality trade-in lead. PureCars SmartAdvertising is a proprietary new solution that delivers dynamic online advertisements based on a dealers in-stock inventory and a specific consumers online behavior. It helps dealers reduce the cost of digital marketing efforts, while delivering a superior consumer online experience. The PureCars motto ‘Value. It’s More Than Just Price’ is proven daily at thousands of leading dealerships nationwide.

04 Announces New Dealers Added to Website

NA, MN (PRWEB) September 06, 2013, the number one source for car shoppers in the Southern Minnesota, Northern Iowa and Western Wisconsin areas, is pleased to announce that they have added six new dealerships to their website. is dedicated to providing their website users with the most comprehensive shopping experience when looking for a vehicle.

The six new dealers are: Elsenpeter Motors in Rockford, MN; Import Auto Sales in Minneapolis, MN; Mels Golf Cars in Albert Lea, MN; Med City Auto Sales in Rochester, MN; Red City Sports and Imports in Austin, MN and Deals With Wheels in St. Paul, MN. These six new dealers will add significantly to the inventory available on the portal.

Car shopping is easier on Users designate the city closest to them and choose the vehicle theyre shopping for. The inventory includes cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, boats and more. They can specify the vehicle theyre looking for based on brand, type, price range, model year and drive train. They are then given a list of vehicles matching their specifications.

On users will find new and used cars from both dealerships in their area as well as private sellers. To search their extensive inventory, please visit their website.

About the company:, headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota started off in 1991 as a car search focused on buyers and sellers in the Rochester area. Over a short period of time they grew to accommodate an increasing demand of car shoppers in Southern Minnesota, Northern Iowa and Western Wisconsin. In 2002 they were incorporated and officially became Their mission is to serve the car shoppers in these regions with a user-friendly portal and a huge inventory from car dealerships and private sellers. Users can also sell vehicles on the portal for an affordable posting fee. To view their inventory or to find out about selling a vehicle, visit their website:

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NRHS Announces Recipients of 2013 Railway Heritage Grants


Continuing its role as the leading advocate for U.S. rail preservation, the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has announced 16 recipients of its annual National Railway Heritage Grants program.

Six of this years recipients are NRHS chapters while others include historical societies, museums, and operating railroads. Projects range from the restoration of rare locomotives, rolling stock, and trolleys to the digitization of rare artifacts and the collection of oral histories. For the first time, a grant was awarded to a railroad landmark listed on the societys most at-risk list announced last April. Through these varied projects, NRHS funding will leverage hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours and in-kind matching donationsall in support of railroad preservation.

Since 1991 the society has provided nearly $ 600,000 to rail preservation efforts, awarding matching grants for projects that preserve, research, educate, or publish railway history. Ninety five grants have been awarded to NRHS chapters while 142 have gone to other organizations many of them for projects endorsed and supported by NRHS chapters. Funding is provided by additional gifts to the society.

This years grants total $ 50,000 and were given to the following recipients:

$ 5,000 to the NRHS Alexander Chapter in Hickory, NC, to purchase materials and parts to restore two rare, narrow gauge passenger cars rescued with the assistance of an NRHS Heritage Grant in 2012.

$ 3,350 to the Bay Area Electric Railroad Association in Suisan City, CA, to refurbish Portland Traction Co. interurban car no. 4001 and return it to operation on the associations National Register-listed railway.

$ 2,500 to the Branford Electric Railway Association in East Haven, CT, to repair hurricane damage to Brooklyn & Queen Transit no. 1001, the first production PCC trolley, built in 1936.

$ 2,500 to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, PA, to restore to running condition the Electromobile, the former Scranton Transit Company car no. 505 built in 1929 by the Osgood Bradley Car Company.

$ 5,000 to the Empire State Railway Museum in Kingston, NY, to remediate the last surviving New York Central Railroad heavyweight dining car Lion Gardiner, listed on this years Most At-Risk List, as part of a phased, multi-party restoration project.

$ 650 to the NRHS Cincinnati Chapter in Cincinnati, OH, to preserve and convert to digital format historic 8mm films of various railroad subjects.

$ 2,500 to the George L. Carter Museum/NRHS George L. Carter Chapter in Johnson City, TN, to collect oral histories of Southern Appalachian railroading in partnership with the East Tennessee State University.

$ 5,000 to the Louisville &Nashville Historical Society Archives in Bowling Green, KY, to digitize, preserve, organize, and store original blueprints, maps, and mechanical drawings of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. The records date back to the 1880s and are the sole surviving copies.

$ 2,500 to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, MN, to purchase boiler and superheater tubes for former Duluth, Missabe and Northern no. 332, a 1906 Pittsburgh Locomotive Works 2-8-0 being returned to operation.

$ 2,000 to the Gold Coast Railroad Museum in Miami, FL, to repair glass in the dome of the Silver Crescent, a former California Zephyr observation car.

$ 5,000 to the NRHS Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Chapter in Scranton, PA, to restore to operation the trailing truck and booster unit of Boston and Maine 4-6-2 no. 3713 to operation. According to the chapter, the restored booster will be the only operating unit of its type in the US.

$ 1,500 to the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum in Nevada City, CA, to purchase materials to restore the rare Westside Lumber logging car no. 253.

$ 2,500 to the New England Electric Railway Historical Society/Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, ME, to purchase brake and control stand components for Laconia-built Bay State Street Railway Car no. 4175, completing a 30-year, $ 112,000 restoration.

$ 2,500 to the NRHS Promontory Chapter in Taylorsville, UT, to cosmetically restore Denver, Rio Grande & Western SD40T-2 no. 5371. The EMD diesel was also owned by Southern Pacific and Union Pacific but retained its Rio Grande number and colors.

$ 2,500 to the NRHS South Oregon Chapter in Medford, OR, to rebuild or replace the injectors, the water sight glasses, the blowdown valves, the safety valves, the oil firing controls and associated piping of Medford Corporation (Medco) no. 4, a Willamette-geared steam locomotive.

$ 5,000 to the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in Alna, ME, to complete the operational restoration of WW&F locomotive no. 9 with a replicated “Russia Iron” style boiler jacket. No. 9 dates from 1891 and is one of only two surviving products of the Portland Company. The restoration of the Russia Iron jacket will employ a new technology that the museum hopes will prove useful to the preservation industry.

About NRHS

Founded in 1935, the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) preserves and raises awareness of Americas threatened railroad heritage. NRHS operates historic rail excursions and tours throughout North America and supports more than 150 regional chapters. Since 1991, the non-profit organization has awarded nearly $ 600,000 in railroad preservation grants; it also sponsors RailCamp, a summer orientation program offering high school youth hands-on experience in the railroad industry. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Elrond Lawrence

Director, NRHS Public Relations




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WyzAnt Tutoring Announces Winners of the 2013 WyzAnt College Scholarship Contest

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2013, the largest tutoring marketplace on the web, this week announced the winners of its 3rd annual WyzAnt College Scholarship Contest. After several months of voting, three outstanding students were selected to receive a total of $ 15,000 in college scholarship funding.

In a short essay, applicants were asked to describe how they intend to use their education to make an impact on others. During the preliminary round of voting, visitors to could read student essays and vote for their favorites. Chosen by popular vote, 20 finalists moved onto a final round of voting when tutors in the WyzAnt community voted to determine the three deserving winners.

“Educational opportunity is what our annual scholarship is all about, said Andrew Geant, co-founder and CEO. Through programs like this and our non-profit, WyzAid, we’re trying to do a small part in the big challenge of making education accessible to all students.

The first place winner and recipient of a $ 10,000 scholarship, Jennifer Patterson, is currently a Freshmen at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Jennifers essay, entitled Quiverfull Freedom, describes her experience growing up in a religiously conservative environment that did not promote or encourage her academic interests. Jennifer intends to use her scholarship to complete her degree in Business Administration and ultimately provide guidance and support for children with upbringings similar to her own.

Era Kryeziu, a graduating senior from Hopewell high school in Huntersville, SC, won second place and will receive a $ 3,000 scholarship to the school of her choice. Era wrote her essay about her relocation to the United States as a refugee from the Yugoslav wars. Era has not yet chosen which school she will attend, but plans to study Psychology and one day hopes to aid children living in refugee camps around the world.

Rounding out this years winners was Brandon Casutt, a 42-year-old father whose youngest son recently lost his battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Brandon, himself a survivor of a traumatic car accident that nearly left him paralyzed, wishes to return to school in order to complete his PhD in medicine so that he may dedicate himself to researching treatments for Cystic Fibrosis. Brandon will receive a $ 2,000 scholarship and is currently in the process of choosing a school.

WyzAnt would like to thank all participants in this years college scholarship contest. To read the three winning essays and thousands of other inspirational stories, please visit WyzAnt College Scholarships on the web.


About is the largest marketplace for tutors and students, offering an easy-to-use and secure environment designed to foster learning though one-on-one instruction. WyzAnts dedication to industry leading customer service has earned it an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. To learn more, find WyzAnt on Facebook.

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Admiral announces new insurance discount offered for electric cars

Cardiff, Wales (PRWEB UK) 19 May 2013

With no vehicle tax to be paid and a subsidy from the Government when you buy one, electric cars have never been so appealing. Now, one car insurance specialist is adding to the benefits of owning an electric car by offering a discount when insuring them.

Admiral is offering a discount of up to 10% for electric cars such as the Nissan Leaf and Peugeot iOn. The discount is available now and applies to new and used electric cars as a new customer.

Admiral managing director, Sue Longthorn, commented: “Electric cars are becoming more popular, with new models being launched all the time. The Government is boosting the growth in their popularity with grants towards purchasing electric cars and covering part of the cost of installing charging points for electric vehicles in garages and driveways, so we wanted to help encourage people to drive them by offering this discount.”

The discount will be automatically applied and included in the price the customer receives either directly from Admiral or on a price comparison site.

About Admiral

Admiral, (a trading name of EUI Ltd) launched in 1993, and is part of Admiral Group plc. It was set up to target those motorists who traditionally pay higher than average premiums, including those under-35, living in cities or driving hot hatches. It now offers its unique Admiral MultiCar policy for households with two or more cars.

Admiral writes its car insurance business to a consortium of insurers, these being:

Admiral Insurance Company Ltd
Admiral Insurance (Gibraltar) Limited
Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) plc

The Admiral Group employs almost 5,000 people in the UK.

Admiral Group was named the best large place to work in the UK by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2012.

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DrivingSales Announces the Most Valuable Insight of 2013 at Inaugural Presidents Club in New York City

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 29, 2013

DrivingSales today announced that Are You Aiming at the Right Target?, presented by Chris Reed, CMO of Cobalt, has been named the 2013 DrivingSales Most Valuable Insight. Reed received the award from DrivingSales CEO Jared Hamilton at the inaugural and sold-out Presidents Club event in New York City. The Most Valuable Insight competition, which was judged exclusively by dealer executives, was created by DrivingSales to foster the spirit of progress and thought leadership in the auto industry.

The Most Valuable Insight competition was one of the most inspirational and exciting segments of our exclusive Presidents Club event and full of forward-thinking and practical insights that our attendees can put into action in their dealerships almost immediately, said DrivingSales CEO Jared Hamilton. We are proud to congratulate our 2013 Most Valuable Insight award winner, Chris Reed of Cobalt, whose presentation on what dealers can learn through greater understanding of their Vehicle Detail Pages already has Presidents Club attendees reviewing their website data for new opportunities! I would also like to congratulate our runners-up – we have no doubt we will be hearing additional creative, profit-building insights from them in the future.

Reeds insight, based on an eight month Cobalt study of consumer engagement with online vehicle information including metrics, such as VDPs (Vehicle Detail Pages) and Time-on-VDP, revealed that vehicle engagement is the single best predictor of future sales, materially superior to other metrics commonly used by dealership marketing staff, such as visits and lead submissions. His presentation showed that vehicle engagement metrics provide insight into the effectiveness of a dealers offline, as well as online, marketing and can be predictive of the timing of a sale down to the VIN level. Reed also shared the pitfalls of relying on any single metric, including VDP views, to evaluate marketing performance, and the predictive power gained by evaluating the pattern of consumer interaction with content on dealer websites and online advertising in general.

As the winner of the Most Valuable Insight competition, Reed will have the opportunity to present the Cobalt data in much greater detail at the 2013 DrivingSales Executive Summit in October in Las Vegas.

Most Valuable Insight runners-up are (alphabetically by company) Capitalizing on Changes in Online Shopping Behaviors, presented by Scott Pechstein of Autobytel Inc.; Do You Know Todays Customer? New Findings Show Difference between Prices of Vehicles Shopped vs. Actual Prices Paid, presented by Scott Hernalsteen of, and Mobile: Your Key to Winning Shoppers when Theyre Ready to Buy, presented by Jack Simmons of

For the DrivingSales Most Valuable Insight competition, industry professionals were asked to provide an insight derived from new research/data that would provide significant value to dealership executives. A dealer board selected finalists from a competitive field of submissions, and the finalists presented their insight onstage, in nine minutes each, at the Presidents Club event, with the winner selected by a dealer panel.

The Most Valuable Insight competition was part of a high-level line-up at the sold out 2013 DrivingSales Presidents Club that included keynotes from best selling author Seth Godin and business leaders from in- and outside the auto industry. Designed to help dealers build the strategies they need to adapt to a changing automotive retail market and to lead it the event brought together an elite audience of dealership principals and general managers and focused on the three foundational elements of successful dealership operations: Capital, Brand, and People.

For more information about the DrivingSales Most Valuable Insight competition, go to

For more blogs, video, and information about the 2013 DrivingSales Presidents Club, go to

About DrivingSales

Founded in 2008 and dedicated to the dealer community, DrivingSales is a business intelligence and performance improvement company that delivers unbiased*, profit-building information to make automobile dealers more successful through three distinct channels: DrivingSales Data, DrivingSales University and DrivingSales Media. DrivingSales Data houses the largest database of cross-vendor, dealership performance data in the North American auto industry and provides dealerships with the most statistically accurate performance benchmarks and metrics for their marketing and technology investments. DrivingSales University is a fully interactive online university that offers advanced profit-building strategies to automotive professionals through hundreds of classes taught by world-leading experts. DrivingSales Media connects dealers to peers and information through its global media assets, including, the worlds largest automotive social network; The Dealership Innovation Guide, an industry leading quarterly publication; DrivingSales Executive Summit, the top automotive conference for progressive dealers, and DrivingSalesTV, Web TV covering everything car-dealer related. Approximately one in every three dealerships in the United States has a registered member in the DrivingSales community.

*Vendor Neutral Policy: Dedicated solely to making dealerships more profitable, while also providing benefit to automakers and the industry as a whole, DrivingSales adheres to a strict vendor neutral policy through each of its channels. This means the company only provides unbiased information, not pay-to-play follow up services — and never accepts payment in exchange for media coverage or lets potential advertisers dictate messaging or create bias in any of its channels.

DrivingSales Media Relations:

Melanie Webber (melanie(at)mwebbcom(dot)com), mWEBB Communications, 424.603.4340

Crystal Hartwell (crystal(at)mwebbcom(dot)com), mWEBB Communications, 714.987.1016


By Carrier, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of New Semi-Custom Homes at Washington Farms

Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 07, 2012

Capitalizing on the success of their award winning custom communities at Langdons Quarters and Chimney Hill Estates in Farmington, By Carrier, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of twelve brand new custom built homes in the Washington Farms community in Burlington, CT. Known for their expert craftsmanship, attention to detail and energy efficient amenities, By Carrier will continue their tradition of excellence at Washington Farms by offering unique custom built homes that feature award winning Kohler finishes, stainless steel built-in appliances and sustainable hardwood flooring.

All home parcels feature private wooded locations all over one acre; some with walk-out or day-lit basement options. Each semi-custom home will be carefully designed by The Carrier Team to feature 4+ bedrooms, 2 ? to 3 ? bathrooms, 2-3-car garages and will include high performance energy efficient systems to save homeowners significantly in utility costs through-out years of ownership. The model home features a multi-generational space perfect for an in-law, post college graduate, au-pair need, first floor master or even a second master suite.

In a time when cookie-cutter homes are defining many neighborhood communities, By Carrier stands out by delivering exquisite craftsmanship on each new home construction it is involved in. Understanding the special bond each owner develops with their home, By Carrier is adamant that the homes they build reflect the unique lifestyle and character of the owner and takes great pride in communicating with each client to see that their vision for a low-maintenance, energy efficient home is realized.

By Carrier is very pleased to be opening a community of new green homes for sale using many American-made products, supplying natural gas heating and cooling, and show-casing the Green Car of the Year; the Honda Civic Natural Gas Car at the Washington Farms community. Kelley Blue Book’s named the 2012 Civic one of the 10 Best Green Cars of 2012. The Civic earned the award from the Trusted Resource? for delivering outstanding gas mileage along with “remarkable reliability and exceptional value.”

By Carrier has also installed a natural gas pump at their model home to attract the consumer that wants to be eco-conscious on a day to day basis. The car will be on display at the Grand Opening. Craig Peters, Sales Manager at Manchester Honda will be on hand on August 11th, 2012 to answer any questions.

By Carrier, Inc. is a family run business dedicated to serving its clients with such basic values as hard work, excellent ethics and integrity in all facets of the home building process.

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Ohio Personal Injury Law Firm, Chester Law Group, Announces The Retirement Of Darlene Bedford

Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) March 21, 2013

Chester Law Group, an Ohio personal injury law firm, is saddened to announce the retirement of Darlene Bedford. Darlene has worked at Chester Law Group for eleven and a half years.

During that time, she has used her nursing degree and prior nursing experience to assist the lawyers at Chester Law Group in reading and analyzing medical records. She has assisted the lawyers with assembling the demand packages that are sent to the insurance company of the party at fault in an accident.

The demand package consists of medical bills and analysis of injuries suffered by the clients of Chester Law Group. During her tenure at Chester Law Group, Darlene has also helped train numerous employees in their job responsibilities, including other nurses.

In a recent interview, founder of Chester Law Group, David M. Chester stated it is a sad day saying goodbye to such a valuable member of the Chester Law Group team and to such a good hearted person. Darlene will be sorely missed.

Darlene plans to travel with her husband during her retirement.

About Chester Law Group Co., LPA

Chester Law Group is an Ohio personal injury law firm which handles serious car accident cases, truck accident claims, motorcycle accident claims, wrongful death cases, serious injury cases, and catastrophic injury claims with 16 offices across Ohio. Office locations are in Akron, Youngstown, Canton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Westlake, Amherst, Beachwood, Mentor, Toledo, Twinsburg, Ravenna, Warren, Medina, Wooster, and Independence, Ohio. Their lawyers handle Ohio serious injury claims combining the resources of a big law firm with the personal attention and care you would expect from a small firm. To quote David Chester, Big firm results with a small firm feel.” Chester Law Group Co., LPA is dedicated to protecting Ohioans’ rights in Ohio personal injury cases.

Chester Law Group Co., LPA

430 White Pond Drive

Akron, OH 44320