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United We Reach

Carter Myers Automotive is proud to support United Way's Self-Sufficiency Impact Area to help families with transportation needs. We have a matching program with our associates. CMA matches 50 cents for every dollar they donate to United Way, and that money is directed to self-sufficiency initiatives within the community. These funds may help someone in need purchase a newer or more reliable vehicle, cover repairs to vehicles, or cover gas or insurance costs. 

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The Heisman Trophy Comes to Colonial Nissan

 
On November 21, 2018, the official Heisman Trophy landed at Colonial Nissan in Charlottesville, VA. As part of Nissan’s long-running “Heisman House” marketing campaign, the official Trophy is traveling the US and stopping at select Nissan dealerships. Colonial Nissan was chosen as the Nissan dealership to host it during Black Friday and throughout Thanksgiving weekend.

“As big college football fans, we were thrilled to have the Heisman Trophy here at Colonial Nissan,” said Warren…
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CMA Hires & Promotes More Women Service Advisors

 
By prioritizing potential over experience, Carter Myers Automotive has women filling 45% of our Service Advisor positions, compared to just 19% average in the industry, according to the 2017 NADA Dealership Workforce Study.

Automotive News recently interviewed Liza, our CEO, on how and why we've made that happen. CLICK HERE to read that piece.

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CMA Presents $10,040 Check to ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation

For every vehicle sold during the month of September, CMA’s Richmond dealerships made a donation to the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation, which supports local children and their families as they undergo cancer treatment.

“We are so proud to present the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation with a check for $10,040,” said Tim Cosgrove, President of Colonial Honda and Board member at ASK, “As a family and employee-owned company, CMA has always made giving back…

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CMA Surprises 8 Year Old with a New Car

CMA and Heritage Chevrolet partnered with Mason's Toy Box to give a pediatric brain cancer patient her first car!

Sawyer Perkins's 8th birthday was Friday, July 13, and she and her mother celebrated with a brand new Chevrolet. A car? For an 8 year old?

“We wanted to give her an opportunity to drive a brand new Chevrolet and have her grow into that new Chevrolet as she gets to her driving age…
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CMA Named as a Top Workplace in the Richmond Area

 

For the second year in a row, Carter Myers Automotive has been named one of the “Top Workplaces” in the Richmond area!

CMA is an ESOP company, which means every associate earns ownership in our business. If you want to take ownership in your future, check out our open positions in Richmond, Charlottesville and Staunton, VA: www.cartermyersautomotive.com/careers.htm

The Richmond Times Dispatch contracted with Workplace Dynamics to determine the Top Workplaces in…
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Colonial Nissan to be First Solar-Powered Dealership in Virginia

 
Colonial Nissan has begun construction on a one-of-a-kind solar superstructure atop their building on Route 29 in Charlottesville. The unique project will have a roof consisting of 480 solar panels, which will produce over 214,000 kWh annually and will generate 93% of the electricity needed to power the dealership.

“We see investments like this as our corporate responsibility and believe in sustainable energy. It’s also good business to reduce energy load and costs…
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Colonial Honda Supports the ASK 5K and Fun Walk


Colonial Honda associates, family, and friends came together for the Ask Childhood Cancer Foundation 5k and Fun Walk. Our team was so enthusiastic cheering on the many Kourageous Kids that we won the Most Team Spirit award!

The event was a huge success, raising over $100,000. Every dollar raised stays right here in Central Virginia and supports local families with a child going through treatment and the hundreds of survivors working to move forward…
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