Local Business Welcomes New Owners

Media Release |

SWAN RIVER, MB, December 12, 2014 –

Powell Motors Ltd., Swan River’s General Motors dealership, has been purchased by Key Auto Group based in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

The purchase provides the Swan River dealership with certainty regarding the dealership’s future, and the stability of an established dealership group.

The Swan River dealership will be renamed to Swan River’s Key Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd.

Customers can expect to be served by the same experienced employees as in the past. Dave Powell, the former owner of Powell Motors Ltd., will continue working in the business. All existing staff will retain their current positions. The only staff change planned is to add one additional Sales Manager position.

To thank the Swan River community for years of support and to introduce Key Auto Group, the dealership will have a 12 Days Of Christmas sale starting December 18th. Customers can visit the dealership for special pricing on new and pre-owned vehicles.

Based in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Key Auto Group owns four operating companies in addition to the Swan River dealership. These include Key Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC Inc. (with locations in Yorkton and also Canora, SK), Yorkton Toyota, Key Collision & Paint Centre, and Autohire Car Rental.

Key Auto Group has a strong track record of supporting its local community. Evan Ortynsky, President of Key Automotive Group, says ‘Our success has been built over many years by being heavily involved in the communities which we do business. We have a reputation for treating people fairly, and for doing what we say we will do. That is why we are such a good fit with Powell Motors. Basically we have the same approach to working with customers.’

Powell Motors Ltd. was founded in 1952. The business prides itself on excellent service and quality workmanship, evidenced by the recognition and awards the company has received in the company’s 62-year history.