Charleston-based Hudson Auto Group grows to 39 dealerships after buying Summerville Ford

A Charleston-based automobile dealer can now count 39 stores in its growing footprint across the Southeast and Midwest.

Hudson Automotive Group recently bought the franchise for Summerville Ford at 9700 Dorchester Road in North Charleston. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The previous owner was Mitchell Family Office of Birmingham, Mich., which has exited the car dealership business to concentrate on its health care holdings, according to Haig Partners LLC, an auto broker in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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“We made the decision to sell the Summerville Ford store to allow us to completely focus on the family’s core business opportunities in health care,” said Mark Mitchell, owner of Mitchell Family Office.

Earlier this year, the Michigan firm sold its Toyota of Bristol dealership in Tennessee to Springhill Automotive Group of Mobile, Ala.

Hudson Automotive CEO David Hudson said the Summerville Ford acquisition “aligns well” with his group’s principals of service and

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GM Keeps a Big Promise to Close the Gap with Tesla and Ford

In the automotive industry, the most important thing is timing. 

Let’s consider the timetable given by car manufacturers when they announce and present a new model. Basically, when do they intend to start production and on what date do they envisage the first deliveries. 

This calendar is important for potential customers because it tells them when they will receive the vehicles ordered, which can allow them to plan in the meantime. 

The schedule has taken on even greater importance due to the shortage of chips and the disruption to the supply chain caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the criticisms often made of Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla  (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report, is that he never respected all the schedules given when presenting the company’s vehicle models. 

The last example concerns the very futuristic Cybertruck whose production date has already been postponed several

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5 of the best automotive campaigns that won in 2021, featuring Harley-Davidson and Ford

As part of our Best of 2021 series, our journalists have been picking out their favorite award-winning work of the year.

Throughout the festive season, we’ll be looking back through the winners from our 2021 global awards program, which includes The Drum Awards for Marketing, The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries, The Drum Awards for B2B and more.

Here, we round up some of the best campaigns to win in The Drum Awards’ automotive and transportation categories, from Toyota and LadBible’s star-studded virtual road trip activation to Ford’s ‘Emoji Jacket’ and more.

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Toyota tapped popular entertainment-focused publisher LadBible to help make the Toyota Yaris cool again. In an effort to get consumers to stop thinking of the Yaris as a 16-year-old’s dinky first car and start seeing it as a sleek, high-tech and energy-efficient vehicle for Millennial and gen

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Massive Classic Ford Car Collection Explored

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This awesome collection of Ford/Shelby cars is dedicated to keeping these things alive.

Vintage Ford vehicles are some of the nation’s most excellent cars from the days when style and performance were the main concerns of automakers around the world. This is mainly due to the sweeping body lines, simple color schemes, and high-performance engines which made these cars iconic in automotive enthusiasts everywhere. Whether you’re talking about the Ford Model T or the famous Ford Mustang, this brand is synonymous with American innovation and design. Of course, this has created a cult-like following for the original American automotive manufacturer. With that comes many collectors looking to own a piece of Ford history.

This collection perfectly embodies that focus on owning a sizable amount of classic Ford innovations, which paved the way for the modern Ford vehicle. Some of these include some 1930s

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