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SALT LAKE CITY — The Larry H. Miller Group launched a new dealership this week that stands on the site of a former Saturn store in Utah.

Group president Tony Schnurr said Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Dodge Riverdale is now operational at 1481 West Riverdale Road in Riverdale, Utah.

Company officials indicated that the dealership will provide all sales and service needs pertaining to Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles as well as a variety of used units. They selected Troy Bullard, who previously worked for the group, to be the new dealership's general manager.

The group updated the building, which was a former Saturn dealership. Executives also mentioned plans to begin construction on a new, state-of-the-art, Chrysler-designed facility later this year.

In order to make a stronger connection to the community, company officials contended that they attempted to hire as many local residents and former employees of Saturn of Riverdale as possible at this new dealership. They also sought personnel who worked for local Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealers in the past.

"We are excited to be a part of the Riverdale community," Schnurr pointed out.

"We look forward to offering residents a wide variety of automobile options in a location that is easy for them to shop for and service the vehicle of their choice," he continued.

The Larry H. Miller Group now sells 22 different brands at 39 dealership locations in seven western states along with offering financing and insurance products to customers through Prestige Financial Services and the Landcar Insurance Services.

"We are in the process of evaluating all of our options for current and future growth within our automotive division," explained Greg Miller, chief executive officer of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies.

"Being able to continue our relationship with Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and expand into the Riverdale area, is an opportunity we feel fortunate to have," Miller concluded.

For more information, visit http://www.lhmdodgeriverdale.com.