LaFontaine announces plans for Buick GMC dealership in Ann Arbor
Read the updated story: LaFontaine confirms purchase of Mack Buick GMC dealership in Ann Arbor
"The Family Deal is coming to Ann Arbor!" LaFontaine posted. "On behalf of the LaFontaine Family, I am honored to let everyone know the doors to LaFontaine Buick GMC of Ann Arbor will open in early 2012. Stay tuned for more details!"
It was not immediately clear where the dealership would be located.
The company's Dexter dealership referred inquiries to LaFontaine Automotive Group general manager Matt LaFontaine, who did not respond to a call or email. The social media manager who posted the news referred questions to another executive who could not be reached for comment.
LaFontaine operates dealerships in eight locations, including the Chevrolet dealership in Dexter and a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Saline.
Mack Johnson, who bought the former Jim Bradley dealership in July 2010 and moved it to his former Saturn of Ann Arbor dealership, was not available for comment today. A general manager also declined to comment.
A general manager for the Suburban Collection did not return a call, nor did a spokesman for GM.