San Diego Business Journal

Consolidation Changes Competition for Car Sales

Public Cos. Have More of A Presence in the Sector By Jessica King Originally published June 29, 2017 at 2:17 p.m., updated June 29, 2017 at 2:18 p.m.
   

Ted Hoehn, left, and Ron Fornaca run two of the county’s family-owned dealerships, Hoehn Motors and Frank Motors Group, respectively. They reflect on decades in the business. Jamie Scott Lytle / Photo illustration by SDBJ

Ted Hoehn, left, and Ron Fornaca run two of the county’s family-owned dealerships, Hoehn Motors and Frank Motors Group, respectively. They reflect on decades in the business. Jamie Scott Lytle / Photo illustration by SDBJ

— After 71 years as a family business, Fuller Motors of Chula Vista is now owned by a public company — continuing a trend that is steadily making family-owned auto dealerships a minority in the marketplace...

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