Van Horn leads in Ram truck sales

By News Graphic Staff

Feb. 14, 2018

 Employees of Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat in Plymouth celebrate their recognition as a top dealership.
Submitted photo

PLYMOUTH — Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat, located at 3000 Eastern Ave. in Plymouth, is proud to announce their status as the top Fiat Chrysler Automobiles dealer for new car sales in Wisconsin and the No. 1 Ram dealer in the Midwest.

Opened in 1987 as Chuck Van Horn Dodge, it was the second Van Horn dealership established after the original Joe Van Horn Chevrolet in 1966. After celebrating 50 years of business, the Van Horn Automotive Group opened a Truck Center in 2016 to create a destination for truck enthusiasts, according to a news release.

“Having a dedicated location with Ram experts serving truck buyers has really helped us be successful in the market,” said Adam Gaedke, platform vice president for the Van Horn Automotive Group. “This is a very satisfying accomplishment, considering the competition from larger metropolitan FCA dealers in the state of Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest.”

Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Plymouth and the Van Horn Truck Center employ more than 45 people in both sales and service.

“We’ve seen a lot of growth with the Automotive Group in just the last two years, expanding to markets including Oconomowoc, Lomira and even Newhall, Iowa,” Chuck Van Horn, CEO of Van Horn Automotive Group, said in the news release.

“It’s great to see one of our original locations stand the test of time and achieve this level of success in the backyard of our Plymouth headquarters,” he added. “We really owe our success to the support from our local community and our employee owners in building a solid reputation.”

The Van Horn Automotive Group is a family-born, employee-owned automotive group with headquarters in Plymouth.

Founded in 1966 by Joe Van Horn as a single Chevrolet dealership, and purchased by his children – Chuck, Teresa and JP Van Horn – the Van Horn Automotive Group has grown to include 12 automotive dealerships, a finance company, a real estate business and several insurance companies. according to the news release.

The group employs more than 500 people throughout southeastern Wisconsin and Newhall, Iowa. For employment opportunities, visit the Careers page at www.vhcars.com.