Newark, DE- November 1, 2022- The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships is proud to announce the acquisition of Porter Nissan, Porter INFINITI and Porter Auto Body West in Newark, Delaware.

“After 22 years of providing automotive services to our community and careers to our loyal and hardworking employees, we have decided to hand over the reins to the Hertrich Auto Group. It was a pleasure and we are truly humbled, thank you.” – Porter Auto Group

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These Porter locations will now operate under the names Hertrich Nissan of Newark, Hertrich INFINITI of Newark and Hertrich Collision Center of Newark. They are located at 303 E Cleveland Ave, Newark, DE 19711. These additions mark 24 dealerships, 10 collision centers and 20 brands represented by the Hertrich Family.

“We are very excited to welcome the Porter Nissan, INFINITI and Auto Body West team members and customers to our family,” says Fred Hertrich IV. “The Porter family has been an icon in the Delaware automotive industry for years and we are honored to continue their legacy of serving their customers and the community.”

This acquisition brings the second Hertrich Nissan location, the first Hertrich INFINITI location and the first set of Hertrich locations in Newark. The Newark community can expect Hertrich Nissan and INFINITI to offer a wide selection of new and used vehicles, the highest level of expertise by factory trained technicians in the service department and an industry leading Hertrich Certified Pre-Owned program, a program that provides a 7-year, 100,000 mile warranty on select used vehicles.

In addition, the Hertrich Collision Center of Newark is the 5th collision center to join the Hertrich Family in just over a year and the 10th Hertrich collision center in total. In the event of a collision, customers always have the right to use any repair facility they choose, and Hertrich aims to bring their experience and partnerships to the Newark community to make the experience as smooth as possible. In addition to accepting both insurance and customer paid work, the Hertrich Collision Center of Newark will offer free estimates, paintless dent repair, glass replacement, insurance assistance, towing and rental assistance and a lifetime warranty.

“We are just so grateful,” says Hertrich. “We are grateful for the opportunity to expand into the Newark community and serve their automotive sales, service and collision repair needs. We are grateful for the opportunity to welcome the Porter Nissan, Infiniti and Auto Body West team members to our family. We are grateful for the chance to expand our partnership with Nissan, and we are grateful for all of our team members and partners who made this acquisition possible. Our goal is to continually grow and improve to better serve our customers and the community. We know that welcoming Hertrich Nissan of Newark, Hertrich INFINITI of Newark and Hertrich Collision Center of Newark is the next step on that journey. We welcome the previous Porter customers and everyone in the community stop in and say hi. You will see many familiar faces and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you at Hertrich of Newark.”

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