ANKENY, IOWA – General Motors recently announced that Karl Chevrolet of Ankeny, Iowa, is the 2007 GM Certified Used Vehicles National Sales Leader award winner.

Karl Chevrolet was also the GM Certified Used Vehicles National Sales Leader in 2006. The award recognizes the nation’s top-selling dealership in 2007 sales of GM Certified Used Vehicles.

Karl Chevrolet, which sold 1,816 GM Certified Used Vehicles in 2007, has been a top-selling GM Certified dealership since joining the program in 2004. This is the second consecutive year that Karl Chevrolet has ranked as the top-selling GM Certified Used Vehicles dealer in the nation. GM Certified Used Vehicles sold an industry-leading 451,565 units in 2007, finishing as the nation’s top-selling manufacturer-certified brand for the sixth consecutive year.

GM also announced the following 2007 GM Certified Used Vehicles Regional Sales Leader Award winners:

  • Northeast region, Valley Chevrolet, Wilkes Barre, Pa.

  • Southeast region, City Chevrolet, Charlotte, N.C.

  • South Central region, Reliable Chevrolet, Springfield, Mo.

  • Western region, Courtesy Chevrolet, Phoenix, Ariz.

    “The credibility and peace of mind that the GM Certified program provides for us and our customers is outstanding,” said Carl Moyer, owner/principal, Karl Chevrolet. “We’ve always had a strong used-car program, but since joining the GM Certified Used Vehicles program it has become even stronger. Knowing that their vehicle is fully inspected, reconditioned and backed with a manufacturer warranty provides our customers with a level of confidence that is invaluable.”

    “Karl Chevrolet’s position as the GM Certified national sales leader for the second consecutive year reflects the peace of mind and value GM Certified brings to their customers,” said Paul Pejza, manager, GM Certified Used Vehicles. “The program’s success is the direct result of the commitment of dealers like Carl Moyer who provide customers with great value and the high-quality used-vehicle purchase and ownership experience that only a GM Certified dealer can provide.”

    Karl Chevrolet opened operations in 1978 in Ankeny, Iowa. In 1983, the dealership moved to its current location on Interstate 35 and has continued to grow larger throughout the years. Karl Chevrolet is very proud of its accomplishments, including being named the Chevrolet Dealer of the Year Award recipient for the North Central region each of the past seven years.