Dilawri Group of Companies Acquires Automobiles Niquet Audi and Volkswagen

MONTREAL, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Dilawri Group of Companies today announced the acquisition of Automobiles Niquet Audi and Volkswagen (Automobiles Niquet), for a combined total of eight dealerships in the Province of Quebec. The acquisition of these two premier dealerships, representing the 59th and 60th dealership nationwide for the group, further diversifies Dilawri' s portfolio and enhances its position as Canada's largest automotive group.

"Automobiles Niquet has a long-standing tradition of success driven by a focus on operational efficiency and customer service excellence. With a strong customer-centric and community orientated culture, the two dealerships are an ideal addition to our group," said Kap Dilawri, who shares the title of Principal Director with his brothers, Tony and Ajay. "With the acquisition of Automobiles Niquet, we now proudly own and operate a total of four Audi and four Volkswagen franchised dealerships across Canada."

Having served the St-Bruno and Montérégie community since 1977, Automobiles Niquet has contributed to the growth of the community through ongoing collaboration with local organizations and fundraising activities. To better represent the community it serves, Automobile Niquet Audi has been renamed Audi St-Bruno, while the Volkswagen dealership will continue operations under the Automobiles Niquet name. Ideally situated on Route 116, the recently renovated state-of-the-art facilities are well positioned to support continued growth in the local market.

"We are very excited to be a part of Dilawri Group of Companies. We share a common vision of connecting our customers with brands they know and trust," stated Stéphane Dumaine, General Manager of Audi St-Bruno. Jean Niquet, General Manager of Automobiles Niquet Volkswagen, said, "Dilawri's leading innovation in the automotive sector will serve as great asset in enhancing the dealership and our digital customer experience as we move forward."

ABOUT AUDI ST-BRUNO AND AUTOMOBILES NIQUET VOLKSWAGEN
Automobiles Niquet has proudly served the Montérégie region since 1977 with the sales and service of Audi and Volkswagen vehicles. Located in Saint-Bruno at 1905 and 1917 Boul. Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier, Automobiles Niquet Volkswagen and Audi St-Bruno's dedicated staff and highly trained-technicians are committed to exceeding your expectations. Please visit our website today at www.niquet.com.

ABOUT DILAWRI GROUP OF COMPANIES
Dilawri Group of Companies is Canada's largest automotive group with 60 franchised dealerships representing 30 automotive brands throughout Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. Privately owned and operated by the Dilawri family since 1985, the company continues to expand its footprint in Canada, building on its history of excellence in the automotive industry. With more than 3,500 employees, Dilawri Group of Companies is proud to offer exceptional products and customer service in every dealership. For more information about Dilawri please visit www.dilawri.ca.

SOURCE Dilawri Group of Companies

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For further information: Rosita Chakardan, National Marketing and Public Relations Manager, rchakardan@dilawri.ca, 647.680.3663

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