BARRIE, ON, March 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The Dilawri Group of Companies - Canada's Largest Automotive Group is pleased to announce their expansion into Barrie, Ontario with the acquisition of Barrie Autohaus. Barrie Autohaus is comprised of two successful brands Volkswagen and Audi.
"Barrie Autohaus is a welcome addition to our group," said Walter Tucker, General Manager of Barrie Autohaus. "We are proud and excited to offer consumers the level of quality products synonymous with the Volkswagen and Audi brands. Backed by our integrity-based approach to sales and our firm commitment of providing exceptional service to every customer who comes through our doors, we look forward to the opportunity with Volkswagen and Audi in Barrie." With the guiding principle "Every Customer Counts", it is the intention of the Dilawri Group to continue to develop and support the business within the community.
"Sharing a common belief in providing consumers with the highest standards in quality, innovation, and service, the partnership between Volkswagen Canada, Audi Canada and the Dilawri Group was a natural alignment," said Kap Dilawri of the Dilawri Group of Companies; a sentiment largely shared by both Volkswagen and Audi senior officials.
"The future for both Volkswagen and Audi in Barrie is promising. Our intent is to provide customers of both brands with the level of service customers both expect and deserve," said Kap Dilawri. Mr. Dilawri continued, "as part of that commitment to the customers, it is also our intent to build two state of the art facilities for our customers. In order to provide each dealership with the individual identity it deserves, we will be transitioning the names of the dealerships to Barrie Volkswagen and Barrie Audi."
The Dilawri Group of Companies has now expanded to over 40 dealerships representing 28 brands across Canada. As Canada's Largest Auto Group, they recognize the need to be a leader in the automotive industry and also a leader in the communities they serve. Through meaningful and targeted philanthropy, the Dilawri Group is committed to giving back to the communities through the Dilawri Foundation.