CMA's News and Events

CMA's Subaru Dealerships "Share the Love"

 
During Subaru's "Share the Love" event,  both of our Subaru dealerships chose a local non-profit as a beneficiary to receive a $250 donation for every sale. 

We are proud to announce that CMA’s Colonial Subaru contributed $15,625 to FeedMore, which distributes nutritious meals to Central Virginians who face hunger (check presentation pictured above). AND CMA’s Valley Subaru contributed $18,275 to Mason’s Toy Box to help families who have children…
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4 CMA Associates Named Hyundai All-Stars

Ed Nicol, Managing Partner of CMA's Colonial Hyundai, Kia and Subaru, received this awesome email from Hyundai. Congratulations to the entire Hyundai team!Thank You for Driving Customer Satisfaction in 2018

Congratulations on a successful 2018. Your commitment to driving excellent customer service is evident in the accomplishments of your team. Each of the following team members has earned a Hyundai All-Star Award for their first-class customer service in 2018!

2018 Hyundai All-Stars…
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CMA Will "Walk for SARA" on May 4th

 
One way CMA is “Moving Lives Forward” is through supporting local non-profits. We’re proud to sponsor the Sexual Assault Resource Agency’s Walk for SARA on May 4th in Charlottesville, VA. We've even created a team "CMA for SARA" for anyone who wants to join us in the Walk or contribute to the cause. CLICK HERE for details.

The Sexual Assault Resource Agency has provided counseling, advocacy and prevention education for over 40…
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Joan Goebel Celebrates 40 Years with CMA

 

Joan has been one of the strongest influencers in our company, working within various CMA businesses and departments over the last 40 years. She started as an administrative assistant, then parts associate, then Office Manager, General Manager, Controller, Vice President of AutoRent, and then as CFO/VP of Finance/Corporate Controller for all of CMA. She has also been a great advocate for our associates and our industry through her roles at VADA, including as Chair of the Group Self Insurance Association that provides workers compensation insurance for franchised new car & truck dealers.
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CMA's Valley Honda Wins President's Award for 8th Consecutive Year

 

Congratulations to the team at CMA's Valley Honda for being the only Honda dealer in the region to win the prestigious Honda President’s Award for 8 consecutive years! That’s every year its been a part of CMA!

Honda awards this honor based on sales and service volume, CSI scores, training and facilities. CMA’s Code 4 initiative and ESOP take it even further with true ownership, and every person in every department…
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Talal El Oukaili Named GM of CMA's Colonial Hyundai

 

Effective January 1st, Talal El Oukaili was promoted to General Manager of Colonial Hyundai. Talal has been with CMA for almost ten years. He has an interesting story, having come to this country from Lebanon. He did not expect to end up in the auto industry, yet found his passion and excelled as a Finance Manager with CMA for many years before moving into his role as General Sales Manager. 

Talal was part of the…
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Helping Local Kids This Holiday Season

 
CMA is committed to giving back in our communities, and we do so throughout the year. In December, all of our stores chose to give back to local children by donating toys, bikes, and money to local non-profits.

Charlottesville: Our CEO, Liza, convinced other local Charlottesville dealers to pool together for Toy Lift, a non-profit that provide gifts for local children over the holidays. We presented a check for $8,500 to the organization, which…
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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 CMA's Colonial Nissan

 
On November 21, 2018, the official Heisman Trophy landed at CMA's 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 CMA's 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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