Established in 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, Germain Motor Company has grown to become a top-25 ranked automotive retail network according to the Automotive News. Germain Motor Company has dealerships in Ohio, Florida and Arkansas covering 13 manufacturers and including four Toyota and three Lexus franchises. Germain Motor Company with 21 retail locations and a more than 1,000 associates, Germain is a leader in the automotive retail industry.
In addition to retail automotive sales, the Germain family is involved in a variety of sports, entertainment and real estate ventures. While brothers Bob, Steve and Rick head up Germain Motor Company, sister Susan Germain Maahs manages Germain Properties of Naples. The Germain name is also seen on Germain Racing, a highly competitive NASCAR race team based in Mooresville, N.C., and Germain Arena, located in Fort Myers, FL.
The Germain dealership network has been a leader in maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. The company’s website, Germain.com, is a clear example of this business practice. The website is up to date with car inventories and offers an easy, quick way for customers to shop from the comforts of home. The site is so user-friendly, it has been a driver in attracting a more regional customer-base for the dealership network in an industry that used to be dictated by physical store locations.