Furrow Automotive Acquires Infiniti Chattanooga

Friday, April 19, 2013

Furrow Automotive announced that Infiniti Chattanooga is joining the Furrow family of dealerships. The Infiniti dealership will relocate to 7648 Lee Highway and open for business on April 22nd.

Taking over from Kelly Infiniti, Infiniti Chattanooga will offer the full range of Infiniti vehicles as well as providing full servicing facilities, and an extensive after sales department supplying parts and accessories.

Lee Ann Furrow Tolsma, co-owner, said, "Furrow Automotive has a long standing tie to Chattanooga with our Jaguar, Land Rover, and Porsche dealerships and we are delighted to open this new Infiniti franchise in the area."

"I’d like to take this opportunity to reassure Infiniti customers that it is business as usual for Infiniti. Infiniti Chattanooga will take care of all their motoring needs and are fully committed to providing the high levels of service that customers have come to expect. 

"Many of the previous dealership staff who will be well known by Infiniti customers are joining us and bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise to ensure that the Infiniti experience continues to be as enjoyable as possible.

George Becknell has been brought on to serve as executive manager, to guarantee the level of excellence required by Infiniti. Mr. Becknell has been in the automobile business since 1986, serving in the Chattanooga market since 1989, with eight of those years as executive manager.

"We look forward to welcoming new and existing customers to Infiniti Chattanooga soon," said Mr. Becknell. "I look forward to reconnecting with past customers and making new friends at our new location."


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