Irving, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2007
The David McDavid Automotive Group in recognition of the value and importance of the female consumer, is the largest dealer organization in Texas to embrace the Ask Patty program and become Female Friendly Certified.
David McDavid Automotive Group became part of Asbury Automotive in 2001, and is the sixth largest automotive retailer in America. Asbury is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ASB, With 7 stores across the state of Texas, David McDavid covers the metro areas of Frisco, Irving, Plano, Austin, and Houston,. The David McDavid dealerships sold more than 25,000 new and used vehicles in 2006. Taking the step as an entire dealer group to become certified as AskPatty Female Friendly, will open the door for even more sales and satisfied customers in 2007 and 2008.
The David McDavid Automotive Group includes Honda, Lincoln, Mercury, Acura and Nissan brands.
"We're so pleased to have been recognized by AskPatty as a Female Friendly Certified automotive group. We pride ourselves on our commitment to all of our customers and we always strive for 100 percent customer satisfaction; a goal, of course, that includes improving the car buying and service experience for women," said Tom McCollum, President and CEO of David McDavid Automotive Group.
"Ask Patty applauds the David McDavid Automotive Group's commitment to address the needs of the female consumer," stated Jody DeVere, President of AskPatty. "Their dealerships are a prime example of excellent customer satisfaction and taking the step to become Female Friendly certified just exemplifies that commitment."
"Ask Patty is proud to have the David McDavid Dealerships participating in the program," stated Peter Martin, CEO AskPatty.com, Inc. "Their commitment to improve the experience of women consumers speaks volumes about their organization and their progressive thinking."
The David McDavid dealerships' effort to make a lasting change in their automotive markets will provide a large resource of Female Friendly dealer options for women. This type of forward thinking is essential to the success of dealerships today and proves that David McDavid Automotive Group is the forerunner in this competitive business.
David McDavid Female Friendly Dealerships
Honda of Irving: (888) 424-4106 - askpatty.net/hondairving.mcdavid
Honda of Houston: (888) 721-4096 - .askpatty.net/davidmcdavidhondahouston
Acura of Austin: (888) 553-9147 - askpatty.net/acuraaustin.mcdavid
Acura of Plano: (800) 672-0275 - askpatty.net/acuraplano
Nissan of Houston: (800) 742-8825 - askpatty.net/mcdavidnissan
Honda of Frisco: (888) 215-2736 - askpatty.net/mcdavidhondafrisco
Plano Lincoln-Mercury: (800) 590-7071 - askpatty.net/planolincoln.mcdavid
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