Asbury Automotive Group Breaks Ground on New Nissan Dealership in Cumming, Georgia

Feb 25, 2016, 16:13 ET from Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. ("Asbury") (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retailers in the U.S., announced that it broke ground on a new Nissan dealership in Cumming, GA, a high-growth Atlanta suburb. This is an important component of an Atlanta market re-alignment, which began last September with the groundbreaking of new Nissan and Infiniti dealerships on a major traffic artery in metro Atlanta off Interstate 285, near Interstate-85.

"We are honored to represent one of our major manufacturing partners and thrilled to serve the Cumming community," said Asbury's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, David Hult. "These investments will position our dealerships in excellent retail locations and provide us with significant growth opportunities across all business lines, and most importantly, they will bring jobs to the local community."

Scheduled to open in late 2016, the newly constructed Nissan dealership will be located at 1301 Buford Highway (Highway 20), in Cumming, GA near SR 400. It will feature a 45,000-square-foot building, 20 service bays, six detail bays, and a standalone carwash.  

About Asbury Automotive Group

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. ("Asbury"), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Duluth, GA, an Atlanta suburb, is one of the largest automotive retailers in the U.S.  Built through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Asbury operates 81 dealership locations, encompassing 99 franchises for the sale and servicing of 28 domestic and foreign brands of new vehicles.  Asbury also operates 25 collision repair centers and 2 stand-alone used vehicle stores.  Asbury offers customers an extensive range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicle sales and related financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance and repair services, replacement parts and service contracts.

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