Underwood Chevrolet sells dealership to Suburban Collection
Clinton — The Suburban Collection has announced the acquisition of an additional Chevrolet franchise, Suburban Chevrolet of Clinton. Located on U.S. 12 at the intersection of Michigan Route 52, the dealership was acquired from Gloria Underwood and formerly operated as Underwood Chevrolet. The acquisition was completed earlier this month.“We are very pleased to become a member of the Clinton community,” said David T. Fischer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Suburban Collection. “Our goal is to provide each of our customers with an excellent sales and service experience and continue the tradition of being a supporter of this great community.”The 21,000 square foot sales and service facility was completed in 2011. The original Chevrolet franchise was established in 1931. Showroom sales hours are: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.Service hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.Suburban Chevrolet of Clinton currently has 38 employees. Dealership operations are directed by Mike Mosser, General Manager and Julie Childers, General Sales Manager, a long-time Clinton area resident.The Suburban Collection is the 15th largest dealer group in the United States and has been in business for over 65 years. With 33 dealership locations in Michigan, Florida and California, the company employs over 1,800 individuals, the majority at its Michigan locations.The Suburban Collection believes in supporting local charities in the communities where they operate, with donations of over $1,200,000 in 2013. The Suburban Collection includes 40 automotive franchises with dealership locations in Michigan, Florida and California and based in Troy, Mich. Additional information is available on the company’s website: www.suburbancollection.com.