Owner Jeff Egolf said Monday afternoon the transition of ownership has been a smooth one and the new owner will operate the local franchise as Hendersonville Automotive Group at the same location on Duncan Hill Road.
made the announcement of the sale on the businesses 41st anniversary in business in Hendersonville.
many customers Monday afternoon...for their business, their support, and for their friendship, he
son Jay will continue as the owner and operator of the Ford and the Chrysler
, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram dealership in Brevard.
The owner of the Hendersonville Automotive Group
is Mr. Van Olp...and Jeff EgolF said Monday afternoon..."I wish Van and his
employees the best of luck in the future."
began operating a Dodge, Plymouth and Chryster dealership in 1972 in the south end of Hendersonville at the intersection of South Main and South Church
had acquired the old franshise known as Pete Folsom Motor Company
for many years.
business grew and expanded, Egolf
moved some years later to the Duncan Hill Road location.
And in just the last few years, Egolf
acquired the Ford
dealership in Brevard and began selling Chrisler and Jeep products there as well.
and family have been very active in community and civic affairs over the years, and have been very supportive of a variety of local charities and organizations.