Lebanon’s Ebersole auto dealerships bought to Bennett Automotive Group

UPDATE: This post was up-to-date on Dec. 7 at 6:45 p.m. to properly identify the customer as Bennett Automotive Team, not Bennett Toyota.

The Ebersole group of auto dealerships, one of Lebanon County’s legendary relatives-owned enterprises, has been sold to Allentown-based Bennett Automotive Team.

Chris Zerfass, a co-owner of Bennett, verified the sale in a Dec. 7 phone connect with.

Ebersole operates three new vehicle dealerships on West Cumberland Avenue in Lebanon: Buick-GMC, Honda, and Hyundai, in addition a made use of auto small business on East Cumberland Street regarded as Ebersole Brothers.

Zerfass said all four are integrated in the sale, which he anticipated to be finalized on Dec. 8.

Regarded to Lebanon car customers for a long time as Ebersole Pontiac, the family-owned small business was launched in 1920 by Irvin Ebersole.

Bennett, shaped in 1951, operates a 4-12 months-outdated Toyota dealership in Lebanon and many dealerships in the Lehigh Valley.

Browse Far more: The new Bennett Toyota facility on Route 422 opens for enterprise

Zerfass claimed the Ebersole dealerships will now have the Bennett title.

Calls to Ebersole’s president, Andrew Ebersole, had not been returned by publication time.

Zerfass mentioned the Bennett firm loves Lebanon and respects the Ebersole family’s century of achievements.

“There are not a lot of auto sellers any additional that are fourth-technology,” he stated. “And we just believed, being in Lebanon for virtually four a long time now, we appreciate this current market. There is a large amount of development.”

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