(L-R)Paul Pejza, manager, GM Certified Used Vehicles, Bob Parkins, national sales manager, GM Certified Used Vehicles, poses with Patti Kemper, Mark Mathews, director, GM Used Vehicle Activities, and Rick Slanker, director, used vehicles, Voss Auto Network.
CENTERVILLE, OHIO – GM Certified Used Vehicles has sold its three-millionth vehicle at a celebration at Voss Chevrolet in Centerville, Ohio.
GM Certified Used Vehicles, which launched its program in 1997, is the first manufacturer-certified pre-owned brand to achieve three million in sales. The GM Certified program includes models from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Pontiac.
A silver 2008 Chevrolet Impala LS Flex-Fuel model purchased at Voss Chevrolet was the three-millionth GM Certified Used Vehicle sold. GM officials and Voss Chevrolet staff awarded the buyer of the three-millionth vehicle, Patti Kemper, a financial analyst from Centerville, Ohio, with a personalized gift package, including a $3,000 gas card, a Pioneer Inno portable satellite radio/MP3 player with one year of service from OnStar’s Satellite Radio Services team, and a personalized Chevrolet Accessories package, including 17-inch polished wheels, spoiler kit, side-window weather deflector, molded splash guards, and emergency highway kit.
GM Certified Used Vehicles has led all OEM certified brands in sales for the last six years, and Chevrolet has been the industry’s top-selling single-line make certified pre-owned vehicle brand in each of the last four years, the company said. GM Certified sold 451,565 vehicles in 2007.