AutoFair was led by CEO Andy Crews, a member of the Nationwide Automobile Sellers Association board of directors and winner of the 2015 Time Dealer of the Yr award. Crews started his automotive vocation as a technician in 1986, in accordance to his biography on NADA’s web page.
AutoFair was established in 1991, in accordance to its LinkedIn website page.
“I arrived to New Hampshire virtually 16 several years back to be section of the possession crew that bought AutoFair from the foundation Dan Prior experienced started off,” Andy Crews reported in a assertion on media business Manchester Ink Link’s web page. “I am very pleased of what our crew has crafted and my several years at the helm of AutoFair.”
The New Hampshire Union Chief described that Crews will leave AutoFair immediately after a changeover period and is heading to devote the subsequent ninety days to 6 months “winding down the trader team business that owns AutoFair.”
Crews told the newspaper that AMSI also bought AutoFair’s naming rights.
A representative with AMSI of West Palm Beach front, Fla., did not respond to a request trying to find comment.
AutoFair ranks No. 131 on Automotive Information‘ listing of the leading 150 dealership groups based mostly in the U.S., retailing 7,022 new vehicles in 2020.
AutoFair is now the fourth team on Automotive Information‘ leading 150 listing to be acquired this year. Its transaction follows the sale of No. 21 Suburban Collection, the extensive majority of No. eighteen Primary Automotive Team and No. 42 RFJ Auto Partners Holdings Inc.
Asbury Automotive Team Inc.’s pending deal to obtain Larry H. Miller Dealerships, No. eight on the listing, is set to near by year-end.
The AutoFair order is the newest acknowledged acquisition by Taylor.
Taylor bought a Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac dealership in Lowell, N.C., the Gaston Gazette described past month. In March, Taylor bought a Toyota keep in West Roxbury, Mass., from Primary Automotive Team.
Taylor’s actual dealership possession is not acknowledged. In March 2018, Automotive Information believed Taylor owned about one hundred twenty U.S. dealerships, quite a few in the Southeast.
Alan Haig, president of Haig Partners, a obtain-sell company in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., represented AutoFair in the transaction.