Go Auto buys 1st US stores, acquiring Mercedes & Toyota dealerships in Washington state
Another Canadian dealer group is making moves in the United States.
Canada’s Go Auto, a family-owned dealer group based in Edmonton, has made its first U.S. acquisition, announcing Wednesday it has purchased Washington state’s Mercedes-Benz of Bellingham and Toyota of Bellingham.
Not only are these Go Auto’s first U.S. store, they represent the group’s first acquisition outside Canada.
“We are excited to build on the success of Mercedes-Benz of Bellingham and Toyota of Bellingham and work towards establishing a Go Auto network across North America,” Go Auto president Phil Abram said in a news release.
“Our passion for business extends into the communities we operate, and we are thrilled to become a part of the Bellingham community,” Abram said. “This is just the beginning of our diversified and strategic growth plan as we look forward to further expanding our footprint in 2023.”
Rob Hourani, the general manager of the Bellingham stores, added: “We would like to personally thank every customer of ours for supporting us over the years. We are confident you will continue to receive the same level of service you are accustomed to going forward.”