Trotman Auto Group Announces Opening of Canada’s Largest FIAT DealershipNov 4th, 2013
The British Columbia based Trotman Auto Group is proud to announce the opening of its sixth dealership, Langley FIAT. Italian flare and design arrive in Langley at the new dealership location directly adjacent to the new 196th Street overpass at 19550 Langley Bypass.
The Trotman Auto Group is excited to acquire the long-standing Springman’s Saturn Saab dealership and its staff of 26, who have been operating without a new vehicle franchise since 2008. “We are thrilled to be able to bring new life to an existing business and team of loyal, long-term staff. “It is very exciting to bring a world-class brand like FIAT to the Langley and Surrey market”, says Brad Trotman, Dealer Principal. The Langley FIAT dealership will officially open its doors on November 1st, 2013.
The revitalized 18,000 square foot dealership facility will include a FIAT studio showroom with new and used vehicles, a service facility including 8 bays and a drive through Service Express Lane, a parts and accessories boutique for total car customization and Italian lifestyle items and it will retain Springman’s state of the art Autobody Centre run by Reuben Springman. Additionally the new dealership will retain the Saab brand nameplate and will serve as one of the only authorized Saab Official Service Centers in British Columbia.
FIAT acquired the Chrysler Group in 2009. Since re-entering the Canadian market place with the FIAT brand in 2011 it has grown rapidly to dominate the micro car segment in Greater Vancouver with a 68.2% market share. FIAT boasts an impressive 58 MPG of fuel efficiency and with the new launch of its four-door 500L model expects to continue its impressive growth in North America.
About the Trotman Auto Group
The Trotman Auto Group has been recognized as one of the most progressive, industry leading automotive dealer groups in Canada. With over 40 years in business, this innovative family owned and operated company has grown to represent the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Toyota, Hyundai, Equus, Fiat, ProMaster and TAG Customs brands within 5 market leading dealerships throughout the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and the Kootenays.