Willis Automotive Group announced Tuesday the dealership acquired Hummel’s Nissan.
Located at 4770 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Hummel’s is the top Nissan dealership in Iowa, according to the dealership’s website. Hummel’s history extends back to 1929 when “Henry Hummel and his two brothers began selling and repairing automobiles in Beaverdale,” its website says.
“For the past three generations we have been a family-owned business,” CEO of Hummel’s Nissan, Mark Hummel, said in a statement. “I feel confident that the Willis family along with their team of auto industry experts will continue our legacy of treating our customers with honesty and respect while maintaining the title as Iowa’s number one Nissan dealer.”
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Willis Automotive, located at 2121 NW 100th St., Des Moines offers Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Mini, Chevrolet and Volvo.
“We pride ourselves on being a company rooted in faith, family and community,” CEO of Willis Automotive, Jason Willis said in a statement. “We look forward to maintaining the Hummel’s Nissan tradition of automotive excellence and service leadership built upon the principle of treating customers like a guest in our own home.”
Willis Automotive also operates Willis Automotive in Clive, Willis Pre-Owned in Waukee and Big O Tires in Ankeny, Altoona and Urbandale.
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