FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Salem, OR (October 29, 2012) – Capitol Auto Group is the only dealership in Oregon to have earned the national distinction as one of Automotive News’ 100 Best Dealerships To Work For in 2012. At the national awards ceremony on October 17 in Chicago, IL, Capitol was further honored by ranking as the 6th top dealership overall in the nation.
Capitol Auto Group President, Scott Casebeer said, “I have always felt that Capitol is a great place to work and the longevity of our employees hopefully shows that. It is truly an honor that our efforts to create an environment, for which people can feel good about coming to work, can earn enough to support a family and want to stay with our company. I’m pleased that we can help bring Oregon this kind of national exposure.”
Automotive News partnered with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships in the U.S. and Canada that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. The program measured workplace satisfaction through a confidential survey of employers and employees. The list of the 100 Best DealershipsTo Work For was published in the July 9 issue of Automotive News. Capitol learned about their ranking at the awards ceremony on October 17, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, IL. Seventeen-year employee, Charley Engelfried, Customer Relations Manager and HR Coordinator, attended the event.
“I was extremely proud to represent Capitol Auto Group in Chicago for the Automotive News Top 100 Dealerships to work for in the Nation. To be part of an organization that truly believes that happy employee’s makes for happy customers is a blessing. Capitol has always believed that in order to be the best at providing a unique, customer driven automotive experience that includes respect, integrity and innovation we must be committed to each other beyond expectations,” said Engelfried
For complete information about the Best Dealerships To Work For from Automotive News visit www.autonews.com/bestdealerships
ABOUT CAPITOL TOYOTA: Capitol Auto Group has served the greater Salem area for over 80 years. Dealer Scott Casebeer opened a new Toyota/Scion facility, located on 780 Industrial Drive, in Salem off the Parkway, in the fall of 2011 and the Subaru facility in June 2012 at 3235 Cherry AV NE. Chevrolet/Cadillac opened in late July 2012 at 2855 Maple AV NE. Capitol Auto Group has been widely recognized for excellence in the community:
Recognized by Oregon Business Magazine 5 times as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon
Recognized by Oregon Business Magazine 5 times as one of the 100 Best Green Companies in Oregon
2012 Salem Chamber Business of the Year - Work Category
Oregon State University Austin Family Business Award Finalist 2012
Eight-time winner, Toyota President's Award
Recognized for Toyota Sales and Service Excellence
Recognized for Toyota Parts and Customer Relations
General Motors World Class Technician on staff
Toyota Master Technicians on staff
United Way GIVE Award Winner, 2011.
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