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MEDFORD, Ore. — Lithia Motors added a new store to its network that gives the automotive group a bolstered presence in Montana and the chance to reach more consumers through a regional hub.

Lithia revealed this week that it has bought Prestige Toyota, a Billings, Mont., dealership that brings about $33 million in annual revenues into the fold.

"Prestige Toyota will be complementary to our existing presence in Billings, while helping to diversify our brand mix. We are excited to add this strong team of people to our Lithia family," shard Sid DeBoer, chairman and chief executive officer of Lithia.

"It allows us to connect with more customers in a regional hub and expand our footprint in Montana," he added.