Customers, employees and facilities. Fred Beans has frequently noted that success in the automotive business he runs requires unrelenting attention to each of these three areas. On June 14, his Chevrolet of Doylestown dealership was recognized for meeting General Motors’ “Standards for Excellence” (SFE) objectives, which include customer satisfaction survey (CSI) results, employee training and […]
General Motors’ Chevrolet division has named Fred Beans Chevrolet in Doylestown one of its elite Mark of Excellence Dealers for 2011, the second time in as many years that the successful dealership has been so recognized.
When General Motors’ CEO Dan Akerson put out a plea for all Chevrolet dealers to get behind this year’s Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run, Fred Beans Automotive Group was already supporting this annual event. Akerson pledged $250,000 to promote some three dozen 9/11 runs with more than 50,000 participants in the U.S. and around […]
One of the reasons Fred Beans Chevrolet stores in Doylestown and Limerick are going all-out with renovations is to meet new General Motors standards. But it’s certainly not the only reason.
General Motors’ Chevrolet division has named Fred Beans Chevrolet in Doylestown one of its elite Mark of Excellence Dealers for 2010, for superior sales volume and customer satisfaction. Alan Batey, vice president for Chevrolet Sales and Service, said, “I have a term for this kind of performance. I call it ‘doing the basics brilliantly.’
Last week General Electric Company announced that it will buy 25,000 electric vehicles from General Motors and other manufacturers by 2015. This is the biggest order ever placed for EVs. The order includes 12,000 from GM, starting with the Chevrolet Volt for 2011. GE said in a statement that it will include others as manufacturers […]
About 50 miles northwest of Detroit, as the crow flies, lies the General Motors Milford Proving Ground, a 4,000-acre facility that offers the equivalent of 132 miles of highway-quality roads through varied terrain. Chris Gilbert, manager of variable operations for the Fred Beans Automotive Group,
I am a happy man. The economy in general is improving, the automotive industry has begun to right itself after a serious tumble, and back in January General Motors granted us approval for a Chevrolet franchise at our former Buick GMC Pontiac facility in Limerick. It’s taken some time to work out all the details […]
An email was sent out to Saab dealers on 23 March by Eric Toth, regional sales manager for Saab Cars North America. He was noting the accomplishments of the last 30 days since the sale of Saab was completed—the only brand or division General Motors has ever sold in its 100-year-plus history.
According to Automotive News, the sale of Saab brand motorcars to Spyker Cars NV was completed on February 23, marking General Motors’s first successful sale of one of the four brands it has been trying to sell since the economic meltdown.