Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Yark Automotive Group wins Best Place to Buy a Car in Toledo for the 11th Year in a Row!

Yark Automotive Group wins 
Best Place to Buy a Car in Toledo 
for the 11th Year in a Row! 

TOLEDO, OH- Yark Automotive Group was named ‘Best Place to Buy a Car in Toledo’ for the 11th consecutive year for the Toledo City Paper’s Best of Toledo Awards 2012. 

The Toledo City Paper has been keeping tabs on the local favorite Businesses, Professionals, Celebrities, Food, Pubs, Charities, and more since 2002 and solicits its readers annually for them to tell the Paper who their top picks are. 
This year the Paper had over 9,000 responses and tens of thousands of individual votes for all the categories to tally and has awarded Yark Automotive Group with its readers’ favorite. 

The award was presented Friday, March 1, 2013 at Gladieux Premier complex where almost 100 other businesses won in their respective categories. Toledo City Paper Co-Publisher Mark Jacobs presented the award to Yark. 
“Our over 300 employees are truly grateful that Toledo has named us the best place for all of their automotive needs,” said Warren Vess, Yark Marketing Director. “Especially for 11 years in a row!” 

Yark Automotive Group is conveniently located at 6019 West Central Avenue, a half-mile east of I-475. Yark Chevrolet is located at 9830 Rt 64 in Whitehouse, Ohio. Visit Yark online at

More info: 
Warren Vess, Marketing Director, Yark Automotive Group 419-842-7722 
Founded in 1981, Yark Automotive Group has grown from 50 employees and less than $20 million in sales to more than 300 employees and annual sales of over $250 million. For the last 18 years, Yark Automotive Group has been the Largest Volume New & Used Vehicle Dealership in Northwest Ohio & Southeast Michigan showcasing 10 vehicle franchises: BMW, Nissan, Subaru, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT & FIAT. 

The Yark family is originally from Toledo and both Yark brothers, Jim and John, graduated from local high schools and The Ohio State University. After acquiring the organization in 1981, the Yark brothers implemented a detailed business plan and grew the dealership to include its 9 franchises, 6 Pre-Owned vehicle lots, a body shop, a car rental company and the area’s largest retail and wholesale parts department. Today, the business continues to grow and the family tradition continues with 4 of the Yark children now working in various positions within the company. 

Yark Automotive Group has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau as the 2011 Torch Award Winner and by Time Magazine as a Quality Dealer. The Toledo City Paper has voted Yark Automotive Group as the Best Place to Buy a Car in Toledo for the past 10 years in a row and Yark Chevrolet has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Dealerships to Work For in the US by Automotive News. 

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