Passport Auto Group Announces Opening of MINI of Montgomery County

Aug 22, 2011, 09:26 ET from Passport Auto Group

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest member of the Passport Auto Group opens their doors today in Montgomery County.  MINI of Montgomery County is Passport's seventh location and eighth franchise to open.  

Since the opening of their first dealership in 1991, the Passport Auto Group has expanded to include Passport Nissan of Marlow Heights; Passport Nissan of Alexandria; Passport Infiniti of Alexandria; Passport MINI of Alexandria; and Passport Toyota/Scion of Marlow Heights.  They will be opening the Passport Collision Center this fall in Maryland.

Passport MINI of Montgomery County is located at 1190 Rockville Pike in Rockville, MD.  They will offer the following great services:  the largest selection of MINIs in Maryland; Saturday and same day service; an exclusive MINI Cooper boutique; free car wash; and WIFI available to all customers.  Their sister store, Passport MINI of Alexandria opened in August, 2009 and quickly became the Number One MINI dealer on the East Coast.  

Passport Auto Group was founded in November, 1991 with the opening of Passport BMW.  Passport opened with a desire to provide a different kind of auto experience for the customer.  Since then, sales have continued to rise to the current level of making it one of the top 50 BMW dealerships in the United States.  

From the beginning, Passport Auto Group built a stellar reputation on Superior Customer Service and was one of the first dealers in the DC metro area to provide a service loaner car.  They have continued to expand and grow, serving the DC Metro area with their outstanding sales and service.  They employ more than 500 employees at seven locations.

In addition to the business impact that the Passport Auto Group has made, they continue to give back to their community. Some of their key philanthropic involvement includes donations and sponsorships of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure; Wounded Warrior Project; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; National Children's Medical Center; Katrina Relief; various public and private schools in Virginia; and many other national and local charities, including the Campagna Center, Alexandria Hospital, Woodlawn Plantation, and Light The Night, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Contact:  Kristi Hellmuth at 703.731.1042 or

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