Hendrick Automotive Group, the nation’s largest privately held automotive retail organization, today officially opened Honda of Newnan at 319 Newnan Crossing Bypass in Newnan, Georgia. The new dealership is the company’s first Georgia location south of Atlanta.
Along with Gwinnett Place Honda in Duluth, Hendrick Automotive Group now operates two Honda dealerships in Georgia, 15 Honda locations overall and 131 total franchises throughout the United States. The Charlotte-based company has 13 overall franchises in Georgia and employs more than 1,200 people throughout the state.
“We’re excited to open our first dealership in Newnan,” said Rick Hendrick, chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group. “With its easy access to I-85 and Highway 34, Honda of Newnan is convenient for the growing population areas of Coweta County and south Atlanta. This brand-new location in Newnan has a tremendous future. We look forward to getting to know our customers and to doing our part in the community.”
Honda of Newnan offers more than 300 new and 100 pre-owned vehicles with access to more than 30,000 new and pre-owned vehicles at Hendrickcars.com. The new 64,000-square-foot facility sits on 17 acres and offers 40 service bays. The state-of-the art dealership provides the latest customer amenities such as free Wi-Fi, refreshments, a snack bar and a courtesy shuttle service to local businesses and area attractions.
John Hicks, formerly the service director at Gwinnett Place Honda, has been named general manager at Honda of Newnan. Hicks reports to Hendrick Automotive Group market area vice president Jerry Brown.
“Honda of Newnan is one of the largest dealerships in the area,” Hicks said. “Our company’s culture focuses on taking care of our teammates and customers, and we are looking forward to serving the Newnan community. This brand new, fully interactive Honda facility will not only provide a world-class dealership experience but offer a tremendous lineup of Honda vehicles.”
Employing more than 80 people, Honda of Newnan is open seven days a week for sales and Monday through Saturday for service. For more information on current employment opportunities, please visit www.HendrickCareers.com. The dealership currently is hiring client advisors, service technicians, service advisors and other positions.
For additional information on Honda of Newnan, please visit www.hondaofnewnan.com.
ABOUT HENDRICK AUTOMOTIVE GROUP:
Encompassing 110 dealerships from the Carolinas to California, Hendrick Automotive Group is the largest privately held automotive retail organization in the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company employs more than 10,000 people in its dealerships, collision centers and accessories distributor installers in 14 states. For more information, please visit www.HendrickAuto.com.