A nicely-recognised North Bay businessman is retiring from the auto enterprise.
Cliff Pilon, who has operated the Subaru of North Bay dealership for the very last 35 a long time, has bought the business enterprise to Vince Palladino, owner of the Sudbury-based mostly Palladino Vehicle Group.
Subaru of North Bay has been serving customers in North Bay, Sturgeon Falls, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Haileybury, Kirkland Lake and bordering places due to the fact 1987.
“We would like to thank Cliff Pilon, the previous proprietor, for his 35 years of support to the North Bay community with Gold Fleet Subaru and would like him nicely in his foreseeable future endeavours,” said Palladino in a news launch.
“I am very fired up to announce our most current acquisition: Subaru of North Bay! We are elated to even further stand for the Subaru brand name in Northern Ontario, which include Palladino Subaru in Sudbury.”
The Palladino Car Group is no stranger to North Bay. It operated North Bay Mazda on Lakeshore Drive for six years before selling it in December to personal North Bay company persons. Their names were not disclosed.
“We had been quite determined to keep on being in the North Bay marketplace supplied its powerful, dynamic business surroundings and are thrilled to be in a position to extend our marriage with this sort of an iconic brand name,” Palladino stated.
“We have a gifted and devoted staff in area, and I am confident that, together with the assistance of the Palladino Vehicle Team, we will be ready to give our prospects with an increased shopper expertise and degree of general pleasure that is unmatched in the area.”
The Palladino identify was founded in the automotive business about 50 years back by Vince “Vip” Palladino who became a Honda vendor in Sudbury in 1975.
His son Vince Palladino took around in 2000 and now owns and operates seven automotive dealerships and a person powersports franchise in 4 towns including North Bay, Sudbury, London, and Toronto.
The group embraces community engagement and has, to date, donated additional than $1 million to the North Jap Ontario Children’s Medical center in Sudbury, which products and services a lot more than 500,000 residents in northeastern Ontario.
The launch said underneath new possession, Subaru of North Bay will keep on to offer you “a wide selection of new and licensed pre-owned Subaru vehicles as nicely as a huge assortment of off make pre-owned vehicles. Their Subaru-certified specialists are thoroughly experienced and have the applications, expertise and capabilities essential to company all Subaru autos along with all other pre-owned can make and versions.”