Crystal Hartwell
  • Garden Grove, CA
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  • mWEBB Communications, Inc.
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents RRR Automotive Group in Sale to Group 1 Automotive

Transaction expands Group 1’s presence in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region; represents Kerrigan Advisors’ 50th franchise sold in the Mid-Atlantic since 2020, making the firm the undisputed leader in dealership sell-side advisory in the regionCOLLEGE PARK, MD – February 13, 2024 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto…See More
Feb 13
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Car Pros Automotive Group Achieved Record Breaking Year in 2023

Car Pros new Kia sales reached 15,595 in 2023, bringing lifetime sales to 177,418; Car Pros Kia Glendale #1 in the nation RENTON, WA – January 31, 2024 – Car Pros Automotive Group, a leading automotive sales and service group, announced today that 2023 was its best year ever in new Kia sales, setting a record and selling a total of 15,595 vehicles, up nearly 10% year-over-year. Car Pros Kia Glendale finished #1 in the nation with 6,549 new Kias sold. Underscoring the strength of the group, all…See More
Jan 31
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Jan 9
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Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Hits New High, On Track for Record Year as Dealerships Focus on Expansion through Acquisitions

Dealership buy/sells increased 11% YoY, with trailing twelve-month transactions surpassing 2021’s prior peak, according to the Third Quarter 2023 Blue Sky Report® by Kerrigan Advisors; consolidation sparked by the pandemic has yet to abate, blue sky values remain high and acquisition growth, fueled by tremendous access to capital from operations, remains impervious to interest rates Incline Village, NV – December 18, 2023 – The auto dealership buy/sell market hit another impressive record…See More
Dec 18, 2023
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Car Pros Sponsors GSBA EQUALUX 2023 Gala and Fundraiser in Seattle

Event raised over $875,000 for the GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund; new Car Pros Workforce Development Scholarship established RENTON, WA – December 4, 2023 – Car Pros, a leading automotive sales and service group headquartered in Washington, was the title sponsor of the GSBA’s EQUALUX 2023, the largest LGBTQ+ and friends gala in the Pacific Northwest. The gala raised over $875,000 for the GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund. Established in 1981,…See More
Dec 4, 2023
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First Heritage Federal Credit Union Partners with CULA for Vehicle Leasing

The leader in indirect vehicle leasing for credit unions partners with New York-based credit union to expand its reach in the northeastern U.S. San Diego, CA & Corning, NY – November 28, 2023 – Credit Union Leasing of America (CULA) today announced that it has been selected by New York-based First Heritage Federal Credit Union to bring the affordability and flexibility of vehicle leasing to its more than 45,000 members. The partnership further extends CULA’s footprint in the northeastern…See More
Nov 28, 2023
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Haron Motors in Sale of Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo Dealerships in Fresno to Unstoppable Automotive Group

Transaction highlights desirability of single point luxury, import franchises in middle market locations such as Fresno; Transaction marks Kerrigan Advisors’ 52nd top luxury franchise sold INCLINE VILLAGE, NV – November 13, 2023 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide, represented Fresno, California-based Haron Motor Sales in the sale of Haron Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo to Temecula, California-based Unstoppable Auto Group, owned by…See More
Nov 13, 2023
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Jim Price Auto Group in Sale of Virginia Hyundai and Kia Dealerships

Sale of Kia and Hyundai franchises, two of the industry’s strongest non-luxury import brands, in high-growth Charlottesville area, represents 208th dealership sale completed by Kerrigan Advisors Charlottesville, VA – November 8, 2023 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide, represented Charlottesville, Virginia-based Jim Price Auto Group in the sale of Jim Price Hyundai and Price Kia to Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Flow…See More
Nov 8, 2023
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Majority of Dealers Optimistic About Valuations and Profits in 2024

 In spite of a generally positive outlook, more dealers expect valuations and profits to decline than in 2023; Kia projected to have highest valuation increase, while Toyota is the franchise most trusted by dealers, according to the recently released 2023 Kerrigan Dealer Survey Incline Village, NV – November 6, 2023 – Auto dealers remain generally positive about the valuation of their dealerships over the next twelve months, according to the newly released 2023 Kerrigan Dealer Survey, with 52%…See More
Nov 6, 2023
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Phoenix’s East Valley Nissan in Dealership Sale

Sale underscores buyer demand for high growth markets; represents 207th dealership sold by Kerrigan Advisors, the leading buy/sell advisor in Phoenix  PHOENIX, AZ – October 31, 2023 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide, represented Mesa, Arizona-based East Valley Nissan, owned and operated by Greg Burk, in its sale to Phoenix, Arizona-based Courtesy Automotive Group. This marks the 207th dealership sale led by Kerrigan Advisors since…See More
Oct 31, 2023
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Stadium Toyota in Sale to Gettel Automotive

Sale of auto retail’s most in-demand franchise represents the 206th dealership sold by Kerrigan Advisors since 2015; transaction demonstrates that buyers continue to exhibit tremendous interest in leading franchises in high-growth marketsTAMPA, FL–October 25, 2023 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide, represented Tampa, Florida-based Stadium Toyota, owned by the Parks and Couey families, in its sale to Bradenton, Florida-based Gettel…See More
Oct 25, 2023
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Car Pros Automotive Group’s Matthew Phillips is Recognized as an Automotive News Notable Champion of Diversity in Automotive

 Program recognizes individuals that champion diversity, equity and inclusion in the automotive industry RENTON, WA – October 17, 2023 – Matthew Phillips, CEO of Car Pros Automotive Group, has been named a 2023 Automotive News Notable Champion of Diversity. Phillips is featured in a special section in the October 9 issue of Automotive News. The Notable Champions of…See More
Oct 17, 2023
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Car Pros Kia Huntington Beach Celebrates Grand Reopening

 New, state-of-the art facility for the #1 Kia dealership in Orange County, CA, was unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony; local dignitaries and Kia executives attended RENTON, WA – October 12, 2023 – Car Pros, a leading automotive sales and service group, has opened its new, state-of-the-art facility for Car Pros Kia Huntington Beach, California. The ribbon-cutting…See More
Oct 12, 2023
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Oct 11, 2023
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Gosch Auto Group in Sale of Gosch Ford Escondido

Sale of Gosch Ford Escondido to Aaron Automotive Group represents the 203rd dealership sold by Kerrigan Advisors since 2015; The sale confirms the strong interest of buyers in high volume markets with leading brands INCLINE VILLAGE, NV – September 21, 2023 – Kerrigan Advisors, the premier sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers nationwide, represented Hemet-based Gosch Auto Group in the sale of Gosch Ford Escondido to Aaron Automotive Group, led by Vikas Mehandroo. The transaction…See More
Sep 21, 2023

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Kerrigan Advisors Represents RRR Automotive Group in Sale to Group 1 Automotive

Posted on February 13, 2024 at 8:32am 0 Comments

Transaction expands Group 1’s presence in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region; represents Kerrigan Advisors’ 50th franchise sold in the Mid-Atlantic since 2020, making the firm the undisputed leader in dealership sell-side advisory in the region

COLLEGE PARK, MD – February 13, 2024 –…

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Car Pros Honda El Monte Achieved Best Sales Year Ever in 2023

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 9:52am 0 Comments

 

Dealership ranked #6 in California for 2023; #24 in the nation, up from #40 in 2022

 

RENTON, WA – February 1, 2024 – Car Pros Automotive Group, one of the fastest growing automotive groups in the United States, announced today that Car Pros Honda El Monte delivered its best year ever selling 3,242 new Hondas,…

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Nearly 40% of Credit Unions Expect Auto Finance Portfolio Growth in 2024, But Most Expect Liquidity Crisis to Continue through First Half of 2024

Posted on February 1, 2024 at 9:30am 0 Comments

 

CUs show some optimism for the 2024 auto finance market, predicting an easing of extended loan terms and interest rates dropping, according to a new CULA survey; most CUs plan to leverage the benefits of auto dealer relationships by increasing them in 2024

 

San Diego, CA…

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90% of Auto Dealers/Lenders Link AI-based Pricing to Inaccurate Quotes

Posted on January 31, 2024 at 10:01am 0 Comments

New survey from eLEND Solutions underscores challenges of delivering accurate online payment quotes, including reduced lender transparency, mismatched desking/lender decisions, consumer-provided credit scores, all of which results in anything but ‘penny-perfect’ payment quotes

Foothill Ranch, Calif.January 31, 2024 – A new snapshot survey of auto dealers and lenders, from automotive fintech innovator eLEND Solutions,…

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