smart center Trevose Begins Operation on April 1BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Mar 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- smart USA Distributor LLC, a subsidiary of Penske
Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: PAG), today appointed a new smart
dealer in southeast Pennsylvania to serve the Delaware and Lehigh
Valleys, including Philadelphia. The dealership, to be named smart
center Trevose, will open on April 1 and be managed by the Faulkner
Organization, Pennsylvania's largest auto dealer group.
"Eastern Pennsylvania has some of the most passionate smart enthusiasts
in the country, and we are thrilled to serve consumers in the region,"
said Jill Lajdziak, President, smart
USA. "We welcome the Faulkner Organization to the smart USA team,
and our customers will benefit from their superior customer service."
smart center Trevose will be located at 4437 E. Street Road in Trevose,
Pennsylvania, and will be a stand-alone sales and service center.
Consumers may reach the dealership at www.smartcentertrevose.com
or by calling 215-364-3980.
"Combining the legendary Faulkner name with the innovative smart fortwo
is a perfect partnership," said Bob Lewis, Dealer Principal. "We are
eager to get started and foster relationships with new and existing
customers in the region."
The smart center Trevose showroom will be open Monday through Friday 9
a.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The smart service center
hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
smart center Trevose is one of 78 smart dealerships located in 36 states
and Puerto Rico, and the second new dealership smart USA has opened in
ABOUT the smart fortwo and smart USA
USA Distributor LLC, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is
the exclusive distributor of the smart fortwo in the United States and
Puerto Rico and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group,
Inc. The smart fortwo is a brand of and is manufactured by Daimler AG.
This technologically advanced vehicle achieves 41 mpg on the highway and
is an ultra-low emissions vehicle, as certified by the State of
California Air Resources Board. The vehicle is 8.8 feet long, 5.1 feet
tall and 5.1 feet wide and comes equipped with many functional and
safety features found in most luxury models. smart is currently sold in
40 other countries, and more than one million smart fortwos have been
sold since 1998. The smart fortwo is available in five trim levels
ranging in price from $11,990* to $20,990*.
* Excludes tax, title, registration, destination charge, options and
other dealer fees.
ABOUT PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP
Automotive Group, Inc., headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan,
operates 312 retail automotive franchises, representing 40 different
brands and 25 collision repair centers. Penske Automotive, which sells
new and previously owned vehicles, finance and insurance products and
replacement parts, and offers maintenance and repair services on all
brands it represents, has 164 franchises in 17 states and Puerto Rico
and 148 franchises located outside the United States, primarily in the
Penske Automotive, through its wholly-owned subsidiary smart
USA Distributor LLC, is the exclusive distributor of the smart
fortwo vehicle and related parts in the United States. smart USA
supports over 75 smart retail centers in the United States and Puerto
Rico. Penske Automotive is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 1000
and has approximately 14,000 employees. smart and fortwo are registered
trademarks of Daimler AG.
For additional information, visit www.smartusa.com
SOURCE: smart USA Distributor LLC
smart center Trevose
Anthony R. Pordon
Senior Vice President
Penske Automotive Group