Thrifty Opens 8 Dealerships

Thrifty Car Sales, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, is continuing to expand, recently adding eight locations to its national network of franchised used car dealerships.

New dealerships are opening in markets that include Baxley, Ga.; Louisville, Ky.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Bixby and Pryor, Okla.; East Providence, R.I.; and Spokane, Wash.

In Baxley, Ga., Keven Carter opened a Thrifty Car Sales dealership, he has been in the automotive business for more than 10 years, most recently as sales manager at Woody Folsom Chevrolet.

Steve Sternberg, a Thrifty Car Rental and Truck Rental franchisee for more than 32 years, has opened a dealership in Louisville, Ky.

Owners Leonard McCullough and Mike Willis recently opened a Bixby, Okla. location. McCullough spent several years in the automotive and healthcare industries while Willis is a practicing attorney with a local law firm and a business and political consultant. They plan to expand Thrifty Car Sales in the Tulsa metropolitan area to include five stores in the next three to five years.

Don Chalmers of Albuquerque, N.M., has reopened his dealership. He has been a Thrifty Car Sales dealer since 2003, this is his second location.

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