Georgetown, Delaware (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
Preston Automotive Group recently merged with Boulevard Ford Lincoln in Georgetown, DE and Boulevard Ford in Lewes, DE. Boulevard was founded in 1959 and shares the same core values as Preston Automotive Group. Boulevard Auto is proud to be an automotive leader in the areas of Milford, Georgetown, Lewes, Seaford, and Millsboro, Delaware. They offer a wide selection of Ford and Lincoln vehicles, as well as used vehicles including Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), and make the car buying experience quick and hassle-free.
Boulevard Ford Lincoln has two different locations to serve their customer’s sales and service needs. The first location is in Georgetown, Delaware at 40 Bridgeville Road. The Georgetown location has Ford, Lincoln, and a large inventory of pre-owned/ used vehicles. At the Lewes (18443 Coastal Hwy), Delaware location there is a great selection of Ford and pre-owned / used cars, trucks, and SUVs. Both Delaware locations offer great service centers that perform all vehicle maintenance requirements for all makes and models.
Boulevard Ford started in 1959 when Joseph L. Bateman (Founder) purchased Boulevard Auto Sales Inc. from Bud Townsend, which was at the time a Ford and Mercury franchise. Lee Iacocca signed the dealer agreement for Ford Motor Company that made it official. Bernie Bateman was the first son to come into to business. He came into the business in 1977 and grew the business significantly in the mid 80’s as the President of Boulevard Automotive. Joseph Batemans two other sons also joined the business; John in 1984 and Tjark in 1990.
Bernie Bateman grew the business by adding an Auto Body and Collision Center in Georgetown, DE and added Lincoln to their line of vehicles. A new service center was added to the Lincoln Mercury building of Georgetown in 1995. Joe Bateman passed away in 1999 and Bernie retired in 2006 making Jim Blecki the new President and John Bateman the Vice President.
John still remains as the Vice President of Boulevard Ford and has been the spokesman for many years. “We are very excited that John Bateman will be staying on as a partner of Boulevard Ford Lincoln of Georgetown and Boulevard Ford of Lewes and continue to promote both locations” says Dave Wilson Sr., President of the Preston Automotive Group,“John shares the same love for Ford and Lincoln that we do.” John will be heading up the Business Preferred Network for both sales and service.
Preston Automotive Group is excited to gain two new Ford and Lincoln locations to better serve Ford and Lincoln customers in Georgetown, Lewes, and all surrounding Delaware areas. Top sellers for Boulevard Ford have been the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, and the Ford Focus. “We look forward to being able to offer all of the Preston Automotive Group’s Ford inventory at one location,” explains Ryan McCracken of Boulevard Ford, “Our space may be limited but we have the ability to quickly get any Ford vehicle within a matter of minutes.”
Boulevard Ford Lincoln of Georgetown, DE and Boulevard Ford of Lewes, DE recently updated their websites. The new links can be found below:
Georgetown, DE Ford Lincoln Location: http://www.boulevardfordlincoln.com
Lewes, DE Ford Location: http://www.blvdford.com
About Preston Automotive Group
Preston Automotive Group serves the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania areas with Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, Hyundai, and Nissan brands. The auto group carries the largest selection of new and used cars and trucks. Additionally, the dealership services all makes and models, both imported and domestic cars with ASE certified and factory trained technicians. To further serve your automotive needs the Preston Automotive Group is also home to 3 auto body shops conveniently located around Delmarva in Preston, Cambridge, and the newest facility in Snow Hill, Maryland. Recently Preston Automotive Group added new Ford and Lincoln locations in Georgetown and Lewes, Delaware.