Holman Automotive has added a Jaguar franchise to its existing Land Rover San Diego facility, selling and servicing new and pre-owned Jaguar vehicles.
In other dealer news, Chapman Volkswagen in Philadelphia has created a new blog to help customers learn more about the latest Volkswagen models and local events.
Starting with the news at Holman, Brian Bates, president and chief executive officer, Holman Consumer Services, said in a news release that his company has represented the Land Rover brand at its dealerships in San Diego and Denver for many years and that he believes the addition of Jaguar to the San Diego location “will further strengthen this world-class retail facility.”
Land Rover San Diego is now operating as an authorized Jaguar dealership and is currently in the process of transitioning all Jaguar sales and service operations to its facility at 9455 Clayton Drive, San Diego. With the addition of Jaguar to its Land Rover San Diego location, Holman Automotive now includes 37 dealership franchises representing 18 brands from the East Coast to the Pacific Northwest.
Tassos Panas, vice president of network development, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC, said in a news release that he was “excited that the Holman Automotive team will be building a brand new ARCH facility that will showcase both brands and service customers in a new state-of-the-art retail environment, expected to open early next year.”
Jaguar Land Rover notes that it has engaged in an “aggressive product expansion” throughout the United States, including Land Rover’s return of its Defender model to the U.S. market. For Jaguar, its 2018 expansion includes the E-PACE compact performance crossover along with the brand’s first-ever, all-electric, mid-size performance SUV, the I-PACE.
VW dealer launches educational blog
In additional dealer news in Philadelphia, Chapman Volkswagen has created a new blog that features several articles detailing the standard and available features of the available models at the dealership as well as other important information that drivers may also enjoy.
Articles have covered models such as the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas. In addition to links and images to show drivers what the vehicles look on the outside as well as on the inside, the posts also include details on local events.
The blog posts also offer information about the dealership’s inventory, service department and other services. Those interested in the blog can go to and visit the “About Us” section.