Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group recently announced the acquisition of Crown Ford in Nashville, Tenn. With this purchase, Wyatt Johnson, based in Clarksville, Tenn., added to its list of brands in the group portfolio, which already included Buick, GMC, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Mazda, Toyota and Volkswagen.
The dealer group highlighted Crown Ford, home of “Crown Charlie,” has been in business for more than 50 years as one of Nashville’s premiere Ford dealerships, winning the Blue Oval’s prestigious Chairman’s Award multiple years. Crown Ford is located on 646 Thompson Drive in Nashville and has almost 100 employees that will join the Wyatt Johnson Ford team.
Group executives pointed out the upgraded, state-of-the-art facility offers customers a "comfortable, fun" environment to purchase, service and repair their vehicles.
“We are pleased to have found a company that shares our same family values,” said Charlie Coats, Crown Ford dealer principal. “We built our company based on honesty, integrity and quality service.”
Wyatt Johnson Automotive dealer principal Katherine Johnson Cannata went on to say, “We are thrilled to represent Ford in the growing Nashville market. Crown Ford has such an excellent reputation for customer service and employee longevity. We look forward to continuing that tradition with Wyatt Johnson leadership.”