Jan 27

Billion Automotive acquires Pritchard’s of Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE, IA – Pritchard Family Auto Stores announced today that its Clear Lake dealership will be acquired by Billion Automotive in late January.

Pritchard Family Auto Stores is a national leader in commercial vehicle sales, and the company will build on that performance. As a 5th generation family-owned and operated business, Pritchard Family Auto Stores is proud to provide North Iowa with quality, dependable automobiles and outstanding customer service since 1913. The company’s footprint expands across the United States with commercial locations in Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Orlando, Las Vegas, Baltimore, and Los Angeles.

“We are committed to continuing our successful, 102-year history of selling and servicing vehicles across Northern Iowa,” said Joe Pritchard, President of Pritchard Family Auto Stores. “As the industry and the business model for car sales evolves, we continue to look for strategic partnerships and alliances to ensure that we are best serving the needs of our customers, our communities and our employees.”

Additionally, Pritchard Family Auto Stores announced plans to expand their Forest City Auto Center dealership, and announced that new vehicles will no longer be sold at Clarion Auto Center. Pritchard Family Auto Stores currently has no plans to sell any of its six other automobile dealerships located in Northern Iowa.

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