February 05, 2013 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, Neb. - J.D. Byrider is proud to announce the opening of a new franchise location which will bring a new and exciting option for purchasing used cars to thousands of area residents. The new dealership, located on L Street’s “automotive row” near 55th Street, is the first J.D. Byrider franchise in the Cornhusker State and the seventh for owners Russ Larson and Jeff Lee, who have also been named J.D. Byrider’s “Franchisee of the Year” for seven consecutive years.
“We are extremely optimistic about the opportunity to establish ourselves in Omaha,” said Russ Larson, who also owns J.D. Byrider dealerships in Alabama, Iowa and Missouri. “I understand the impact a J.D. Byrider dealership can have on economic development, especially for L Street, and we are committed to achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction.”
J.D. Byrider provides good cars for those who need credit – cars that have been inspected, reconditioned and backed by a zero-deductible 36-month/36,000-mile warranty. The new 20,000 square-foot Omaha dealership will include exceptional on-site service with 7 service bays, affordable pricing on parts and labor, a customer service center and J.D. Byrider’s industry-leading financing options. The dealership will also create approximately 20 to 25 new jobs.
The new Omaha location is also J.D. Byrider’s first dealership to open in 2013. In 2012, the company opened 14 new dealerships across the United States. J.D. Byrider now has 147 locations in 31 states, with plans to open additional dealerships later this year.
Founded in 1989, J.D. Byrider is the nation’s leading used car sales and finance enterprise. The company was founded to serve customers with special auto financing needs and to ensure that they receive the same quality service in every J.D. Byrider dealership. With more than 950,000 consumers matched to quality, affordable vehicles and a franchise system servicing a total of approximately $1 billion in retail contracts, the company continues its focus on reliability and customer satisfaction. Headquartered near Indianapolis in Carmel, Indiana, J.D. Byrider consists of 124 franchised- and 23 company-owned dealerships in 31 states. Visit www.jdbyrider.com to learn more.
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