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44 Penske Automotive Group Locations Named Best Dealerships to Work For 2023 by Automotive News!

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We are excited to announce 44 Penske Automotive Group dealerships have been recognized by Automotive News as the Best Dealerships to Work For 2023. Each year, only the top 100 dealerships in the entire country are named on the list.

For the 12th time, Automotive News has identified dealerships that exceeded the competition in creating supportive, high-quality environments for team members. To be considered for the list, dealerships go through an extensive nomination process. Each winner is selected based on employee survey responses, community involvement and conscious efforts to communicate appreciation and recognition within the workplace.

The 44 Award-Winning Dealerships are (in alphabetical order):

Stay tuned, the rankings will be released in Automotive News this October.

Congratulations to our dealerships and team members for this magnificent achievement!

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Penske Automotive Dealerships Across the Country Celebrate Earth Day

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As we close out the month of April, we’d like to acknowledge and thank our Penske Automotive dealerships for their outstanding contributions to help build a greener planet in honor of Earth Day.

East Region

The team at Fairfield BDC (Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche Fairfield) took to the streets to clean up trash and debris around area neighbors and parks.

 

    

 

 

Jaguar Land Rover Monmouth gifted their service team with individual succulents in honor of Earth Day.

 

The sales team at Toyota of Bedford continued their yearly Earth Day tradition of planting an apple tree at their store location.

 

Metro DC dealerships: Porsche Chantilly, Audi Tysons Corner, Audi Chantilly, and Mercedes Benz of Chantilly received their own individual Earth Day plant kits.

 

The team at BMW of Bloomfield Hills in Michigan sent out email blasts to customers on how they can honor Earth Day every day! And, customers who visited the store received  Earth Day goody bags.

Central Region

The sales and service teams at East Madison Toyota enjoyed taking part in a variety of earth day initiatives. They set up recycling bins throughout their store, provided a battery   recycling center and made donations to One Tree Planted.

 

Atlanta Toyota, BMW of Gwinnett Place, Central Florida Toyota, Chevrolet of Fayetteville, Honda of Fayetteville, Lexus of Madison, Motorwerks BMW, Palm Beach Toyota, Porsche West Broward, Toyota of Fayetteville, United BMW and  Wolfchase Toyota posted exciting Earth Day videos to their social media accounts. These videos included earth  day celebrations, the latest EV vehicle offerings and charging station tips.

Thank you to all of our team members for standing up for the planet this month!

 

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33 Penske Automotive Group Dealerships Named Best To Work For In 2019

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We are proud to announce 33 Penske Automotive Group dealerships have been recognized by Automotive News as the Best Dealerships to Work For in the country.

Six Penske Automotive Group dealerships were named among the top 10 on this year’s list, including Audi Turnersville who was named the number one Best Dealership to Work For. The 33 award-winning dealerships are:

Click here for the full list of dealerships by ranking.

Watch Audi Turnersville accept their award for being named the number one Best Dealership to Work For in 2019:

 


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Penske Technicians Honored through Elite Technician Program

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Now in its fourth year, the annual Penske Elite Technician Program recognizes and rewards Penske Automotive Group’s top performing technicians for their outstanding credentials, skills and contributions. To be eligible, technicians must be nominated by management and meet specific program requirements.  132 Penske technicians including 14 finalists were designated as Elite Technicians for the 2019 program. 

After meeting program requirements and advancing through a challenging technical exam, 14 technicians qualified to compete for top honors at the 2019 Penske Elite Tech Challenge in Mooresville, N.C., May 16-19.

 

Brand Finalist
Acura Chauncey Harris
Audi Phillip Daugherty
BMW Kevin West
CarSense Joshua Palazzi
Honda Patrick Meyer
Hyundai Robert Grant
Jaguar/Land Rover Richard Jackson
Lexus Steve Costa
Mercedes-Benz Ron Miller
MINI Mark Gracie
Porsche William Bloom
Toyota Jeff Herron
Ultra-Premium Danny Ng
Volkswagen Rene Campos

During their stay in Mooresville, the 14 brand finalists enjoyed several fun activities and competitions including a pit stop demonstration at the Team Penske racing facility, go-kart racing, and a tour of the NASCAR Hall of Fame with a visit to Roger Penske’s new exhibit. All brand finalists were awarded a ticket to the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

As part of the Elite Tech Challenge, the 14 finalists completed a final timed exam during their visit to the UTI training center. Two days later, at the 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy All-Star race, Penske Automotive Group honored the technicians and celebrated the “2019 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year,” Danny Ng from Ferrari Maserati of Central New Jersey, who was the top scorer on the exam. Along with top honors, Danny was awarded a premium prize package.

Thank you to all of our technicians who participated in the 2019 program and congratulations to Danny Ng, our Penske Elite Technician of the Year!


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PAG Reaches Significant Social Media Milestone: 100,000 fans on Facebook!

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Penske Automotive Group is celebrating a significant social media milestone:
100,000 fans on Facebook!

Reaching this milestone is a great accomplishment but is not a mark we could have achieved without the support of our devoted fans and strong dealership network.

Since the launch of our Facebook page, it has been our goal to engage our fans and keep them interested by regularly posting and sharing exciting news, facts, photos and contests surrounding our initiatives. In doing this, our fans and followers have shared with us, hundreds of great stories, comments and moments showing their support and enthusiasm for Penske Automotive Group. As we surpass the 100,000 fan mark, we want to thank you for supporting our social efforts and share with you a few interesting stats that we’ve gathered from our over eight years on Facebook:

  • PAG received over 100,000 Facebook page “likes”
  • PAG Facebook fan base is 65% male and 35% female
  • Highest concentration of fans are between the ages of 25-54
  • Top ten cities of our Facebook fans: New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Indianapolis, San Diego, & Cleveland.

We’re very proud to have such a dedicated fan base and are excited for the future of Penske Automotive Group on Facebook and what we can bring to our fans.


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PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP DEALERSHIPS NAMED BEST TO WORK FOR IN 2018

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We are proud to announce twenty-four Penske Automotive Group Dealerships have been recognized by Automotive News as among the Best Dealerships to Work For in the United States!

The award winning dealerships are:
• Acura of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas – www.acuraoffayetteville.com
• Toyota of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.toyotaofturnersville.com
• Acura Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.acuraturnersville.com
• Audi Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.auditurnersville.com
• BMW of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.bmwofturnersville.com
• Hyundai of Turnersville, Turnsersville, New Jersey – www.hyundaiofturnersville.com
• Nissan of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.nissanofturnersville.com
• Audi Mentor, Mentor, Ohio – www.audimentor.com
• Honda of Mentor, Mentor, Ohio – www.hondaofmentor.com
• Porsche of Beachwood, Beachwood, Ohio – www.porscheofbeachwood.com
• Mercedes-Benz Greenwich, Greenwich, Connecticut – www.mercedesbenzgreenwich.com
• Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner, Vienna, Virginia – www.mercedesbenzoftysonscorner.com
• Audi Chantilly, Chantilly, Virginia – www.audichantilly.com
• Jaguar Land Rover Monmouth, Ocean, New Jersey – www.landrovermonmouth.com;
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• Porsche Monmouth, Eatontown, New Jersey – www.porschemonmouth.com
• Porsche Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut – www.porschefairfield.com
• Honda of Danbury, Danbury, Connecticut – www.hondaofdanbury.com
• Lexus of Bridgewater, Bridgewater, New Jersey – www.lexusofbridgewater.com
• Audi Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.audiwarwick.com
• BMW of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.bmwofwarwick.com
• Infiniti of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.infinitiofwarwick.com
• Mini of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.warwickmini.com
• Lexus of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.lexusofwarwick.com
• Toyota of Surprise, Surprise, Arizona – www.toyotaofsurprise.com

Commenting on the announcement, Penske Automotive Group Chairman Roger Penske said, “We are extremely proud to be recognized by Automotive News as one of its Best Dealerships To Work For in 2018. To represent 24 dealerships on the List of the Top 100 is an extraordinary accomplishment. This level of achievement embodies the commitment, drive and passion of our team, and their efforts in working together to be one of the very best.”


About Penske Automotive
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE:PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. PAG employs more than 26,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000, and is ranked among the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

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PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP HONORS ITS ELITE TECHNICIANS

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The annual Penske Elite Technician Program, introduced in 2016, recognizes and rewards Penske Automotive Group’s top performing technicians for their outstanding credentials, skills and contributions. To be eligible, technicians must be nominated by management and meet specific program criteria including the highest level of training and brand certification, exceptional production and proficiency metrics, outstanding and verifiable credentials, and other important qualities. 129 Penske technicians including 9 finalists, were designated as Elite Technicians for the 2018 program.

After meeting program requirements and advancing through a challenging technical exam, nine technicians qualified to compete for top honors at the 2018 Penske Elite Tech Challenge in Mooresville, N.C., March 26-28.

During their stay in Mooresville, the nine finalists enjoyed several fun activities and competitions including a tour of the Universal Technical Institute NASCAR training center; a pit stop competition at the Team Penske race shop with members of the Team Penske pit crew; a GoKart racing competition at a local track; and a tour of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.

Pictured is the 2018 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year, Jared Taylor from Peter Pan BMW.

As part of the Elite Tech Challenge, the nine finalists completed a final timed exam during their visit to the UTI training center. The following evening, at an awards banquet, Penske Automotive Group honored the technicians and celebrated the “2018 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year,” Jared Taylor from Peter Pan BMW, who was the top scorer on the exam. Along with top honors, Jared was awarded a premium prize package that included two passes for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with Team Penske as their guests at a 2018 racing event – an experience that never disappoints.


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Gear Up For Fall Giveaway

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Cooler weather is here!  It’s time to get ready by entering Penske Automotive Group‘s “Gear Up For Fall” Instagram Giveaway!

We’re giving away two $250 gift cards to Patagonia!

For your chance to win you’ll need to:

  1. Follow our Instagram page: instagram.com/penskecars (@penskecars)
  2. Comment “#GearUpForFall” on the “Gear Up For Fall” giveaway post.

You have until October 31, 2017 to enter to win!  Winners will be announced on the Penske Automotive Group Instagram page on November 6, 2017.


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