Stacey Gillman Wimbish Earns American Advertising Federation Trailblazer Award
At a special gala held on November 12th at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the American Advertising Association-Houston honored Stacey Gillman Wimbish and the Gillman Automotive Group. The Trailblazer Award signifies outstanding performance by the recipient.top
Gillman Mitsubishi in Houston Earns Coveted Mitsubishi Motors Diamond Quality Award!
General Manager of Gillman Mitsubishi in Houston, and his team of professionals have earned the prestigious Mitsubishi Diamond Quality Management Award. This sought-after accolade is given for outstanding achievement in customer satisfaction, attainment of performance objectives and team member training certification.
This dealership has not been a Diamond Quality award winner since 2009. Here is a big Gillman salute to John and his team for their hard work and devotion to customer satisfaction.top
Gillman San Antonio and Houston Dealerships Earn Nine Consecutive Top Workplace Awards! Gillman Rio Grande Valley Dealerships Continue to Rank High in Valley Morning Star Newspaper's Reader's Choice Awards!
Over a half-decade ago, the Houston Chronicle newspaper began recognizing the area's top 100 places to work. WorkplaceDynamics, a firm with international regard, was selected to perform the needed research and study more than 1,300 organizations. From that selection process, the 100 top area businesses were named. In 2012, the number of Top Workplaces in Houston was raised to 150.
The Gillman dealerships in Houston were on the very first list in 2010 and have remained a Top Workplace every year since. That is an achievement earned by only a few organizations and is a credit to every Gillman Houston team member!
The San Antonio Express News instituted a similar program three years ago. Gillman Companies San Antonio dealerships have gained the distinction each year for three years in a row!
In the Rio Grande Valley, the Valley Morning Star newspaper holds an annual Reader's Choice "The Best of the Best in the Valley" competition to honor the Valley's top performers in many fields. The Gillman Rio Grand Valley team has been named best time and again in many categories.
The Gillman tradition of hiring great people and providing them with state-of-the-art facilities so each team member can perform at their very best remains very much alive. When top professionals do their jobs in a rewarding atmosphere with the tools required to maximize their potential, they will deliver the utmost in customer satisfaction. And customer satisfaction is our organization's key to continued future success!
Exciting New Acura NSX on Tour of America Stars in Gillman Acura Preview Party
The new Acura NSX has been featured in every car magazine and people are anxious to see this new Acura flagship. By all accounts, it is a technically advanced, high-performance automobile with stunning good looks and phenomenal handling.
A pair of NSX vehicles are out for climate check-runs in various places across the United States. They are supported by an Acura MDX filled with test gear, telemetry and a pair of highly experienced Acura engineers.
On their stop here, the NSX was greeted by a special preview event at Gillman Acura held for dealers and employees in the Houston area. Gillman hospitality made it a grand showing that gave all in attendance a first-hand look at an iconic performance machine. The NSX will leave its mark on the automotive world.
Ron Mascardo, Service Consultant at Gillman Acura, Named No. 1 in Five‑State Area!
Ron Mascardo, named the best Acura Service Consultant in a five-state area, will be flown to San Diego, California with all expenses paid to represent the Southwest Zone in the National Acura Service Consultant Recognition event.
This is a true honor and acknowledges Ron's outstanding leadership in delivering a memorable client-service experience to his customers.top
Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston Formally Commemorates 25th Anniversary as a Subaru Dealership
The presentation of a plaque commemorating Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston's 25 years as a leading Subaru dealership was formal recognition of a job well done.top
Mallory Pfeiler Featured in "Good People" Segment News!
The KENS 5 News spotlight was focused on Mallory Pfeiler, Gillman Honda San Antonio Express Service Advisor. The "Good People" feature, which recognizes those who make a difference in our lives, noted Mallory's kindness to coworkers and dedication to her customers' satisfaction.
It is a singular and well deserved honor.
Garcia with Gillman Subaru in South Houston Earns Subaru Quality Monitoring Award
Michelle Garcia, an outstanding Service Technician with Gillman Subaru in South Houston, earned the Subaru of America Quality Monitoring Award of the month. For her efforts, she received an iPad mini, lunch for the entire Subaru Service team, and an entry into an annual contest.
Michelle's Quality Monitoring Report (QMR) on how to care for rattles in the Subaru STI/WRX was named best in the nation. Some 4,500 Subaru technicians across the United States rely on the QMRs to assist them with problems.
American Honda Recognizes Gillman Honda San Antonio Team Members!
Four Gillman Honda San Antonio team members were recognized by American Honda in a special awards ceremony to honor their contributions to Honda owners.
Jeremy Turner earned his five-year recognition. Joy Estrada was recognized for her 20 years of service. Victor Flores was cited for being named a Master Certified Technician. Felipe Rangel was honored for 10 years of service.
These dedicated professionals utilize their vast knowledge to ensure every Gillman Honda San Antonio customer is totally satisfied on every visit to the dealership.
Gillman Subaru Dealerships in Houston Earn Subaru Stellar Care Awards!
There is no higher honor for a Subaru dealership than to be named as a recipient of the Subaru Stellar Care Award.
It is a privilege to report Gillman Subaru in South Houston and Gillman Subaru in North Houston both received this hard earned distinction.
The Subaru Stellar Care Award represents having achieved the very highest levels of customer satisfaction, quality brand representation and operational excellence.
Those dealerships earning the Subaru Stellar Care Award have truly attained an elite status among Subaru retailers. top
Gillman Companies Honored by Visit From Mr. Gayu Uesugi, Chairman of theBoard and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
The entire Gillman team was honored by the presence of Mr. Gayu Uesugi, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Motors North America. Mr. Uesugi came to Houston to recognize the 30-year association of the Gillman Companies and Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
In a ceremony at the Gillman Mitsubishi dealership in North Houston, Mr. Uesugi presented the company with a special plaque commemorating the long relationship between the two organizations.
The Gillman Companies look back on their three decades of partnering with Mitsubishi Motors of North America with a well deserved pride of accomplishment. It has been a privilege to represent the fine Mitsubishi products in Texas.
Check out the New 2016 Chevy Camaro!
All-New 6th Generation Camaro is raising the bar coming to showrooms this Fall.
With a 2.0L Turbo, 6.2L V8 and 3.6L V6 one is bound to fit a need for speed. With a lighter body and slimmer design this new Camaro is set to raise that bar on performance. Visit www.gillmanchevroletharligen.com or www.gillmanchevybpg.com to learn more.top
The All-New 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
All-New 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is coming soon to showrooms with a redesigned look and over 100 improvements. With a quieter cabin and more style, every detail is improved to give the new Outlander a balance of power, performance and style. This new Outlander is the only vehicle in it's class to offer seating for 7 passengers. Visit www.gillmanmitsubishi.com and choose one of Gillman's locations to learn more.
See the All-New 2016 Honda Pilot in Showrooms this year!
The redesigned2016 Honda Pilot made its debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show and has lived up to the hype and expectation to be bigger, better and more sophisticated. Visit a Honda location for details on this all-new Pilot.
A new Crossover added to the Honda line up in 2015!
Ready to see the new Crossover from Honda? Honda took the best parts of small urban cars, SUVs and Hatchbacks to make something All-New. The HR-V may look small but with 3 different configurations to it's interior it's sure to make room for almost anything you need to store. top
The Nissan Maxima is getting a big facelift in 2016!
Last year the 2016 Nissan Maxima concept was unveiled, and made its official debut two months before it was scheduled to at the New York Auto Show in April. Expect to see these new Maxima models in showrooms in the Summer of 2015.
Gillman Subaru in South Houston Makes History by Selling 7 Millionth Subaru Bought in America!!Subaru of America (SOA) has recognized Carlos Salas as the buyer of the 7,000,000th Subaru vehicle sold in America! Where was it sold? Where else but Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston! Gillman Subaru Sales Consultant Simon Seruya assisted Carlos Salas with his purchase of a new generation 2015 WRX.
Salas, an electro-mechanical engineer who works in IT for the Houston Police Department, purchased the Subaru because of the outstanding performance from a 2.0 liter turbo-charged engine, the unique Subaru symmetrical all-wheel-drive system, and great styling. He felt distinctly honored to have been SOA's 7 millionth customer.
Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston and the entire Gillman organization are equally pleased to play a role in this momentous occasion Titan is designed to be "warrior of warriors" after the design teamdecided to incorporate the name into the model. Nissan decided to develop a new class of truck.
Check out the redesigned 2016 Nissan Titan
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The All-New 2015 Jeep Renegade- Connect with your Freedom!
Renegade is like no other small SUV n the planet! New to the Jeep line up to take you to brand new heights! See more of what this little SUV is all about and pre-order yours today at Gillman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!
The Redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano
Theredesigned 2015 Murano's aerodynamic body takes cues from the future ofaerospace. The body lines sweep from the roof line down to the side pillars that resemble a jet's tail. Like every Nissan, this new Murano is equipped with a suite of standard safety, driving and convenience. There's a reason why it's named Popular Science as "Best of What's New" award winner. Click here to see Gillman Nissan's current 2015 Murano inventory.
The Redesigned 2015 Subaru Legacy
Asbeautiful as it is advanced, the all-new 2015 Subaru Legacy blends a sleek design with the confidence only a Subaru can give you. With the perfect combination of 36 mpg1 and the confidence of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, the right-sized Legacy looks just as elegant kicking up dust on the back roads as it does pulling up to a hot new eatery. It's more than a sedan. It's a Subaru! Visit www.gillmansubaru.com and select a Gillman location to view our current inventory.
The Redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback
Redesignedfor the 2015 model year, the Subaru Outback is the ideal crossover wagon for active families and adventurous individuals. This model offersdrivers many of the most-desired characteristics of a SUV without any of the drawbacks. Search now for the most Fuel-Efficient midsize Crossover in America. Visit www.gillmansubaru.com
and select a Gillman location to view our current inventory.Based on EPA-estimated hwy fuel economy for 2015 model vehicles within the IHS Automotive, Polk Non-Luxury Midsize CUV segment. top
See the All-New Chevrolet Colorado
The All-New Trax- an new type of SUV!
The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a new type of SUV with the city landscape in mind. With the stance of an SUV but the size of a car it's great for city streets and parking. top
The All-New 2015 Acura TLX
Don't miss out on this brand new model from Acura. New to the line up for 2015! Click here to see our inventory.
All-New Redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200
Click below for details on the New 2015 Chrysler 200. Click here to see our available inventory. top
The All-New 2015 Honda Fit
All-New 2015 Honda Fit is one of the most versatile small cars on the road redesigned with a new style, a new engine and more cabin space. Visit www.gillmanhonda.com and select the Gillman location to see our inventory.
The Gillman Advertising Team Shoots Commercials in the Rio Grande Valley
Gillman Advertising and production crew hit the Rio Grande Valley running for a two-day shoot featuring the Gillman Guy set against familiar local area landmarks. The finished commercials for the three Gillman dealerships have begun to air in that market.
Valley Morning Star Newspaper Reader's Choice Awards go to Gillman Automotive Group of the Rio Grande Valley!
Votes were cast, the ballots counted, and the winnders of the 2014 Rio Grande Valley Morning Star Reader's Choice Awards were announced.
They named one of Gillman's own as the "best Salesperson and the Gillman Automotive Group gained the "Best New Car Dealership" award. This award is deeply appreciated by the entire RGV Gillman team and is a tribute to their ability to satisfy the automotive needs of their many customers.top
Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio Parts and Service Team earns Mitsubishi Diamond Awards Recognition!
A special message from Mitsubishi District Parts and Service Manager Jason Glenn congratulated 6 highly professional members of the Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio team for their outstanding performance.
Members of the team received the Double Diamond
certification, Specialist ratings, and Triple Diamond Award.
Gillman Mitsubishi Triple Diamond Award Time for Houston Gillman Mitsubishi Parts and Service Team!
Seven outstanding members of the Gillman Mitsubishi Houston Parts and Service team have been recognized by Mitsubishi of America's Vice President of Operations, Mark Chaffin for outstanding performance.
Parts Counterpersons joined Parts Manager in reviving the coveted Triple Diamond Certification. Members of the team received the Double Diamond certification, Master Technician, and Senior Technician Status.
This is an outstanding performance. Each award recipient worked hard and performed at high level to gain these distinctions.
Gillman Nissan Reaps Major Sales Accolades!
How do you recognize sales excellence? First, Gillman Nissan has 3 sales people recognized for being top eight for CSI sales in their District. Second, they have the District's Top Salesperson. Third, three of their salespeople rank high in the Nissan top 50 ratings!
Gillman Honda Houston Again Earns Honda of America Customer Service Experience Award!
to the Gillman Honda Service Technicians, Parts Specialists, and
Managers for earning the Honda of America Customer Service Experience
Award. It is a great achievement to again be awarded this distinction
and is a clear demonstration of this team's fix-it-right-the-first-time
Check out the redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue- test drive now!
all-new 2014 Nissan Rouge has been completely redesign with a striking
new front and aerodynamic wraparound taillights. The redesigned
interior features chrome accents, available leather, and soft touch
Auto Group of the Rio Grande Valley is proud to sponsor the Drive for
Perfect Attendance Awards program with the Harlingen Consolidated
Independent School District!
Subaru of America Recognizes Both Houston Gillman Subaru Dealerships!
Earning the Subaru Stellar Care Award means having achieved the highest levels of customer
brand representation and operational excellence. Both Gillman Subaru
dealerships in Houston earned this elite distinction. Gillman Subaru in
South Houston made it three in a row and Gillman Subaru in North Houston
is a first time recipient.top
Gillman Dealerships in Houston, San Antonio, and Rio Grande Valley Named Great Places to Work!
the Gillman Companies dealerships great places to work? Our employees
clearly think so and they ought to know. In the three separate Texas
locations-Houston, San Antonio, and the Rio Grande Valley-local media
have honored Gillman dealerships year after year. In Houston, it was
"Four in a Row! Way to go!" when the annual Houston Chronicle-sponsored
survey of companies recognized Gillman Automotive Group as one of the
area's Top 100 Workplaces. A total of 1,291 organizations were asked to
participate in this study by the national firm Workplace Dynamics. Some
68,000 responses were tabulated, and for the fourth time in four years,
Gillman was identified as a Top 100 Workplace for 2013.
Antonio, a similar study for the Express-News, another Hearst newspaper,
reviewed more than 27,000 responses from employees with 124 firms and
organizations to select 80 Top Workplaces for 2013. The Gillman
dealerships in the San Antonio area were proud to be included in this
highly exclusive group.
In the Rio Grande Valley, the Valley
Morning Star creates a listing of "The Best of the Best in the Valley."
Gillman dealerships are annually honored to be named in these awards.
New to Acura's Line up- the 2014 Acura RLX
The All-New Acura RLX is engineered with more power, a lighter-weight body, and new all-wheel-steer system. This sedan is equipped with a suite of safety tech features along with high tech and luxurious interior standards.top
The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage
quirky addition to the Mitsubishi line-up comes in a range of fun
colors! The new 2014 Mirage is as fun to look at as it is to drive!
Look for the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage at Gillman Mitsubishi Houston and
The All-New 2014 Chevrolet Silverado
The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado
has been re-engineered improving the interior and exterior styling,
ergonomics and performance. It features an EPA-estimated 23 mpg highway
for 2WD models and 22 mpg highway for 4WD models, better than any V-8
competitor it it's class. The 2014 Silverado's new interior features
integrated technologies and the redesigned front seats are built for
all-day comfort. Look for the 2014 Chevy Silverado at Gillman Chevrolet Harlingen and San Benito!
New Gillman Guy 3.0 TV Campaign Hits TV!
2010, the Gillman Guy hit the airwaves. Eighteen months later, the
Gillman Guy theme embraced 20 vocal Gillman supporters who all were
Gillman Guys and Gals.
Gillman Guy 3.0. He is a young, ambitious Gillman representative who
handles a variety of unusual customers with friendly directness and
humor. Each commercial contains a "Gillman Guy Rule" which serves as a
punch line to underscore the message.
Guy 3.0 is played by two different actors (one Anglo and one Hispanic)
who were selected after auditioning more than 250 people. Moffett
Productions, which has served as a radio and TV production resource for
the Gillman Companies for over 20 years, bested 12 acclaimed advertising
agencies that made presentations for the business. The creative is
fresh, distinctive, and different. Most important, it is also very
Watch for the new spots!
The All-New 2014 Chevrolet SS
is introducing the All-New sport sedan into it's performance car line
up, the All-New 2014 Chevrolet SS Sedan. Look for the Chevy SS at
Gillman Chevrolet Harlingen's showroom floors! This rear-wheel-drive
sports sedan is engineered for performance and stays true to it's racing
roots. The design of the 2014 Chevrolet SS is athletic, strong and
muscular while the interior boasts luxury, comfort and convenience.
The redesigned 2014 Chevy Impala
all-new 2014 Impala combines superior materials with crafted technology
while the interior is transformed with superior details. The
redesigned Impala is a combination of new design, craftsmanship,
driver-centric innovations and more available comprehensive safety
features than before.
The All New 2014 MDX- redesigned!
The 2014 MDX come with an all-new
direct-injected, i-VTEC, 3.5-liter V-6 engine with Variable Cylinder
Management offers improved torque and anticipated class-leading fuel
Choose between a Two-Wheel Drive and a Super Handling All-Wheel Drive.
redesigned MDX also features a longer wheelbase enhances ride quality,
increases second-row legroom, and improves access to the third row "Aero
Sculpture" styling creates a clean, efficient design and elegant
appearance. Enhanced aerodynamics assist in achieving improved fuel
The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander is redesigned in 2014 from its interior to
its exterior. Upscale trim details meet the latest in technology in the
interior while the exterior gets a makeover with smoother lines and
improved aerodynamics. The enhanced aerodynamic design creates less
wind drag while the cleaner-running MIVEC engine has less impact on the
environment making the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander more efficient than
The All-New 2014 Jeep Cherokee
History in the Remaking
The Jeep® Cherokee is back! The all new 2014 Jeep®
Cherokee is refined and sophisticated with high quality materials, innovative
color and material choices, thoughtful craftsmanship, and new technology.top
for the 18th Annual Ramsay Gillman Charitable Golf
Stacey Gillman Wimbish Named Finalist for
Entrepreneur of the Year Award!
& Young LLP announced that Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of
Gillman Companies, was named a finalist in the EY 2013 Entrepreneur Of
The Year® Award for the Gulf Coast area. An independent panel selected
the finalists from nearly 70 nominations. The award recognizes
innovation, excellence, and personal
Gillman Companies Deeply Honored by
Visit From Subaru Executives!
of the Gillman Companies Subaru team were highly honored by the visit
to both Gillman Subaru dealerships in Houston by Jay Shoji, Subaru Vice
President-Sales and Marketing Coordination, and Hideyuki Nakabayashi,
Subaru Manager-Sales and Marketing Coordination. They were accompanied
by Troy Poston, Subaru Zone Manager. top
After visits to
Houston Subaru locations, the distinguished guests were presented with
red "Way to go!" Gillman ties.
We thank these
gentlemen for honoring our Houston Gillman Subaru dealerships and our
company by their visit.
Gillman Mitsubishi in San Antonio Again Awarded Diamond
Circle of Excellence!
greatest honor Mitsubishi Motors of America bestows is the Diamond
Circle of Excellence award. Only a few locations are singled out for
this most prestigious recognition, given to dealerships with the highest
levels of sales and customer satisfaction.top
Second Stellar Care Award Goes to
Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston!
In a letter cosigned by Takeshi Tachimori, Chairman,
President and CEO of Subaru of America, Inc., and Thomas J. Doll, Subaru
Executive Vice President and COO, the service professionals of Gillman
Subaru in Southwest Houston were soundly praised and awarded the Subaru
Stellar Care Award for 2013. In part, the letter states, "It is an
outstanding achievement and prestigious honor!"
According to Amir
Ghoreishi, Gillman Subaru Service Manager, this is the second year in a
row his team has earned this preeminent award for customer satisfaction.
Gillman Subaru General Manager Wally Elostaz is now looking for a big
Gillman Honda Houston Service Team Earns Three
Prestigious Accolades From Honda of America!
Honda of America has recognized Gillman Honda in Houston
with three prestigious national awards for outstanding performance by
the entire Gillman team of service professionals. In a letter to Greg
Besson, Gillman Honda Houston General Manager, Ron Lybrook, Assistant
Vice President, Parts and Service Operations for American Honda Motor
Company, Inc., noted, "This achievement reflects your dealership's
consistent dedication to delivering the highest level of service in the
The great Gillman
service team, headed by Manager Kelly Goldsberry, received the Fixed
First Visit award and, for the third time, the Customer Service
The Express Service Team, led by Ralph Galvan, was also
recognized as one of the three best in the nation by earning Honda's
Express Service Elite status.
Gillman Begins 75th Year of Satisfying
It is truly remarkable! Gillman is
selling new and used vehicles to great-grandchildren of the first
customers they satisfied back in the 1930s! To stay in business for 75
years, you've got to be doing something right. And that something right
is to make every effort to have each customer totally satisfied. If we
continue to fulfill this obligation, we'll be around for another 75
Gillman Honda in Houston Top in
Greg Besson, his management team, and an outstanding group of talented
customer representatives at Gillman Honda, wear the crown for outselling
all other Houston
Gillman Subaru Southwest Houston
Sales Team Places Three in top Five Sales Representatives in
It is a three-peat of a different kind
for Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston! Three ace
representatives earned that distinction for their
Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio Team
One of Best in Nation!
Gillman Mitsubishi in San Antonio, Texas is marking its 25th
year as a Mitsubishi dealership by celebrating the seventh Mitsubishi
Diamond Quality Sales Management Program's Triple Diamond
Gillman Honored by Visit of Fred M.
Diaz, President and CEO of Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler LLC, and President
and CEO, Chrysler de Mexico!
The Gillman Companies were privileged to be visited by Fred
M. Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ram Truck Brand,
Chrysler Group LLC, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler
Mr. Diaz has enjoyed a long and
illustrious automotive career beginning in 1989 as a trainee in the
Dallas, Texas Zone. He was previously, until 2009, Head of National
Sales for Chrysler. He was accompanied by key Chrysler Houston-area team
members, Carvey Parker, Alva Adams, and Randy Escobar. These executives
are the driving force which is making Ram trucks a powerful presence in
Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston
Earns Added Recognition for Setting New Records!
In addition to
setting new attendance records for the annual Gillman Subaru Big Event,
Wally's team was honored by the visit of Tomohiko Ikeda, a top executive
with Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., parent company of Subaru of North
America, and two other key Subaru executives, H. William Cyphers
On top of that,
Troy Poston, Subaru Zone Manager, and Hector Flores, Subaru Parts and
Service Manager, presented the Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston sales
group an award for being first in the Zone in sales, setting a record
month in sales for a Subaru dealership, and having three of the top five
sales representatives in the Zone from Gillman Subaru
The All-New 2014 Subaru
Forester has always embodied the right-sized power, control and
versatility that owners love. Now, it also represents a green-minded,
fuel-efficient small SUV, as every 2014 Subaru Forester is a Partial
Zero Emissions Vehicle and built in a zero landfill plant. Combine that
with more cargo room, power lift gates and 32 mpg highway, and you've
got a vehicle that can take every day to
Jason Gillman to Head San Antonio
Auto Dealers Association!
Jason Gillman has assumed a leadership
role in the San Antonio Automobile Dealers
Association. He has been elected chairman of that important group and will serve in this capacity during
The 2013 Nissan
Gillman Subaru Honored by Visit from
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. Executives!
The Gillman Subaru team was privileged
to be visited by Tomohiko Ikeda, a top executive with Fuji Heavy
Industries Ltd., parent company of Subaru of North America. He was
accompanied by two other key Subaru executives, H. William Cyphers and
During their time in the
dealership, the trio of distinguished visitors was shown a presentation
of the highly successful Gillman Subaru Big Event and Shop
The All-New 2013 Subaru XV
Built for the city. Built for the
Perfectly positioned between the world of outdoor adventures
and metropolitan lifestyle is the all-new Subaru XV Crosstrek. The
right amount capability and responsibility. Made in a zero landfill
plant. A Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle. And the distinction of being
the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive crossover in America. It's a
plant-friendly choice for city streets and back roads
Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio Sales
Manager, Mario Delbosque Earns Tripple Diamond Status for 7th
Earning the Mitsubishi Diamond Quality Sales Management
Program's Triple Diamond Award is no easy matter. To gain this
distinction, the individual sales manager's dealership has to first rank
in the top 25 in the nation in terms of sales. Plus the dealership has
to achieve a minimum of 400 RDRs. Add to that, the manager must pass a
series of tough exams, a score of 90 percent or greater is needed on the
SSI survey, and there must be more than 90 percent of the RDRs with
correct email addresses. Mario Del Bosque, Sales Manager with
Gillman Mitsubishi in San Antonio, met all these requirements. Not just
once, but seven times in a
2013 Honda Civic has a new look! Check out the bold styling
for 2013. From it's sleek front grille to its redesigned
taillights, the new 2013 Honda Civic takes a stylish
The redesigned 2013 Honda
Gillman Chief Operating Officer
Patrick York, Named to Subaru Dealer Advisory Board!
Gillman Chief Operating Officer Patrick
York has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Subaru Central
Region Dealer Advisory Board. He will assume this responsibility
beginning in 2013. This board plays an important role in forging
Subaru's continued sales
The Redesigned 2013 Nissan
2013 Nissan Pathfinder has room for 7 passengers and cargo!
Flexible seating gives room for all different kinds of passengers. The
2nd row moves forward and backwards for easy access to the rear seats or
hide the 3rd or 2nd row for more cargo space
Control the lighting with a single
knob and even control the light
Steel Illuminated Kick Plates:|
Door entrance is lit up and
Sleek and stylish while contouring the
loading of the SUV with Cargo, will affect handling and stability of the
Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio
Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Mitsubishi Motors North
America (MMNA) executives, including MMNA President and Chief Executive
Officer Yoichi Yokozawa; Ken Koniezka, MMNA Vice President, Sales
Operations; Kirk Smith, Zone Director; Kenny Decay, Area Sales Manager;
and Doug Dillehay, City Manager Sales, joined the Gillman Companies
management team in celebration of Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio's 25th
Gillman Auto Group Again Named One of
Houston's Top 100 Workplaces
A repeat of a repeat is a "Three-Peat." That's
the story when it comes to having the Gillman Auto Group named a Top 100
Workplace in Houston.
Gillman is one of the few
privately held businesses to be ranked in the Top 100 for 2012. In 2010
Gillman was the first automobile dealership to gain Top 100 distinction.
It is also one of only 44 firms to make the list three years in a row.
Raked 15th, Gillman is the highest rated privately owned firm in the
Large Company category.
The study, sponsored annually
by the Houston Chronicle, was performed by Workplace Dynamics. It
included 1,352 for-profit and nonprofit organizations and is recognized
as one of the best evaluation programs in the nation. Final selections
were based on more than 50,000 responses from individuals participating
in the survey.
After the awards ceremony on November
8, 2012, Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman Auto Group,
noted, "The same policies, organizational spirit, and determination to
provide an exceptional workplace environment are seen in our San Antonio
and Rio Grande Valley locations as
The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord and
Accord CoupeThe ninth-generation Accord, the longest running 10Best
Winner, is a stunning combination of style and sophistication with
updates to both the interior and exterior hitting the streets this
Fall. The Accord Sedan and Coupe sport new exterior and interior
designs, but they also show off new technologies to the
Christoper Gillman Named Head of
Houston Acura Dealer Advertising Association
Chris Gillman, General Manager of Gillman Acura
in Houston and Executive Vice President of the Gillman Companies, was
elected President of the Houston Acura Dealer Advertising Association.
In his new role, Chris will play a vital part in helping set advertising
strategies for the coming year.
The all-new 2013 Acura
all-new 2013 Acura ILX is designed with three power train options that
give you ample opportunity to inject fun into your drive and is Acura's first gasoline-electric
View the 2013 Acura ILX ebrochure
Honda recognizes Gillman
Honda in Houston for over 40 years of service!
More than 40 years ago, Ramsay Gillman
recognized the quality of Honda vehicles and began an exciting
relationship with Honda which continues today. To honor Gillman's 40th
year, Javier Calderon presented Stacey Gillman Wimbish with a
commemorative plaque.Chris Gillman, General Manager of Gillman Acura in
Houston and Executive Vice President of the Gillman
all-new 2013 Dart
The all-new 2013 Dodge
Dart is new to the Dodge line up in 2013 and
will hit showrooms mid 2012. This new compact sedan will
feature clean lines
including a Charger-inspired full-width rear racetrack style LED tail
differentiates the Dodge Dart from the rest of the pack is the 14
combinations, 12 exterior colors, and six wheel choices and to add to
personalization, over 150 Mopar®
all-new Subaru BRZ.
Every so often in
this business, you drive a car that lets you know in the first hundred
yards or so that it's special -- that it's somehow greater than the sum
of the numbers on its spec chart. The new Subaru BRZ is one of those
cars. It's not the fastest, the most powerful, nor even the sexiest
two-door coupe in the business. But if you love driving, you're going to
love this Subaru.
Gillman Mitsubishi in Houston Attains No. 1
Position in Customer Service!
Gillman Mitsubishi General Manager and
Gillman Mitsubishi Service Manager, led their team to the No. 1 position
in customer service in the June to December period of
The redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima
The newly redesigned
Altima hits the showroom this summer. With the
fuel efficient 270-hp
3.5-liter V6 engine with efficient performance and strong smooth power
the 2013 Altima will feature the Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable
Transmission) increasing in fuel efficiency and acceleration while
quieter with a targeted 38 MPG highway. 
 Targeted 2013 Altima 2.5 S EPA
Fuel Economy estimate 38 MPG
highway. EPA data not available yet. Actual mileage may vary with
conditions, use for comparison only
The redesigned 2013 Acura RDX
Acura RDX is the right size for any situation, incorporating thoughtful
design and ingenious engineering. The result is the luxurious
and spacious feel of a large SUV with fuel economy like a small
the 2013 Acura RDX ebrochure here
The 2013 Buick Encore- Buick's new compact
all-new 2013 Buick Encore, coming early 2013, is the first of it's kind
Buick line up. This 5-passenger crossover has a sculpted
elegant design like
the rest of the siblings in the Buick line up. It shares
architecture with the
Chevrolet Sonic while mimicking the lines of the Buick's full size SUV,
Enclave. This luxury crossover will showcase premium
design, flexible storage and purposeful technology
Gillman Subaru in Southwest
Houston Earns Important Subaru Accolade!
Only 93 dealerships in
the entire nation managed to earn the Subaru Stellar CARE award for
2011. Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston was one of them. It is a fine
achievement, as Subaru Stellar CARE is a truly elite program.
Congratulations are in order for Wally Elostaz and the Gillman Subaru
The All-New 2013 Chevrolet
Spark- Appearing only in the urban jungle!
Coming Summer 2012, this
stylish little subcompact hatch from Chevrolet is designed to fit in the
landscape with tight parking spots and slim streets. The Spark
is the city
Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC Honored
to Attain 2011 Chevrolet Mark of Excellence
letter from Alan Batey, Vice President, Chevrolet Sales and Service,
recognized Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC in San Benito, as "one of the
highest performing dealers in the country." This great team met or
exceeded their 2011 Divisional sales, CSI, RSI, and EBE objectives.
According to Batey, "Your performance was extraordinary." The entire
Gillman family couldn't agree more heartily! This is one of the highest
achievements a Chevrolet dealership can attain and requires a united
effort, especially in the current challenging economic climate in the
Rio Grande Valley!
New to the 2012 Buick line up-
the Buick Verano
The new 2012 Buick
Verano will be distinguished by luxury and technology like
the rest of the Buick line up. The Verano will have 10
standard airbags, an
available heated steering wheel and a next-generation radio system with
powered connectivity with seamless communication between the drive and
driver's smart phone.
Houston Attains Important 2011 Customer Service Experience
sets very high standards for customer satisfaction. So winning an award
from Honda for Customer Service Experience is no small victory. It
takes working together and a determined, positive attitude on the part
of the entire Service and Parts teams. Which is exactly what Kelly
Goldsberry, Gillman Honda Houston Service Director, and her group did.
And did well enough to earn a coveted Honda Customer Service Experience
Award for their outstanding yearlong performance in
The redesigned 2013 Chevy
Gillman Companies Named 52nd
Largest Dealer Group in Nation
Automotive News ranks America's largest dealer
groups in terms of
new vehicle sales. In the rankings for 2010, Gillman occupied 45th
place. The 2011 report places Gillman, in spite of significantly
increased revenues over 2010, at No. 52. This reflects the new vehicle
inventory supply problems and the successful added emphasis on used
vehicle sales which were not counted.
The 2012 redesigned Nissan
redesigned 2012 Nissan
Versa will the be the first in the Nissan line up to wear
badge. The new PUREDRIVE? technology focuses on improving the
footprint along with increasing fuel efficiency.
Governor Rick Perry Names Stacey Gillman Wimbish to Vital Economic
Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman
appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve on the Select Committee
on Economic Development. Pursuant to House Bill 2785 of the 82nd
Legislative Session, this committee will make recommendations directly
to the Legislature relating to economic development policies for the
state of Texas.
According to sources in Austin,
deserved appointment provides her a significant opportunity to help lead
Texas into a more prosperous future.
The redesigned 2012 Subaru
What Makes the Impreza a
It all starts with our legendary
Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, which
gives it the capability to go just about anywhere. Under the hood, the
Impreza is powered by an all-new SUBARU BOXER® engine. It not only sits
improve handling, but it also makes it the most fuel-efficient All-Wheel
car in America at 36 MPG.*
New Gillman Chrysler Dodge
Jeep Ram Dealership Facility Open for Business
One of the Gillman Companies historic strengths is the commitment
to providing customers and team members with state-of-the-art
facilities. A dealership is more than a place to house vehicles,
offices, and service bays. The right dealership design encourages sales,
puts customers at ease, and provides a pleasant, productive work
The new Gillman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
accomplishes all of that, and more. The powerful arched entry attracts
attention to brand identity on the building large enough to be read from
the adjacent freeway. The inviting service area easily accommodates the
largest Ram trucks. And the customer area with its large flat screen
TV, wifi, and other amenities provides a comfortable place for owners to
wait while their vehicle is being serviced.
The newly redesigned 2012
With a new design, enhanced
features and improved fuel economy,
the 4th-generation of the Honda CR-V is sleek and stylish, while the
accommodating and spacious interior promises a host of new
 23 city/31
hwy/26 combined mpg for 2WD. 22 city/30 hwy/25 combined mpg for
AWD. Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes
not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary
how you drive and maintain your vehicle
Gillman Companies Again Named
to List of Houston's Top 100 Workplaces!
In 2010, Gillman was ranked No.17 in the list of
Houston's Top 100
Workplaces. In an exciting repeat of last year's honor, Gillman was
again named one of Houston's Top 100 Workplaces! This time, though, in
13th place! Gillman Compaines goal is to break into the top 10
annual Houston Chronicle survey of area firms includes well over 1,000
for-profit and nonprofit organizations. The research, performed by
Workplace Dynamics, includes small, mid-size, and large
ranked by number of employees.
generate the list of 100 firms, Workplace Dynamics collected and sorted
through more than 50,000 responses from individuals who participated in
the study. The survey is sponsored annually by the Houston Chronicle
newspaper and is recognized as one of the most stringent evaluation
programs in the nation. In the large company category, Gillman was the
only automobile dealership organization. It is a
well earned honor and
another demonstration of the Gillman team's drive to be the very
Gillman Family Auto Industry
Members of the Gillman family have accepted key
leadership positions in the Texas retail automobile
Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman Companies, has been named
2011 Chairman Elect of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association. She
will then assume the role of Association Chairman for 2012. Wimbish was
recently named one of the top 100 most influential women in the North
American automobile industry by Automotive News. She was also the first
woman to be elected to lead the Houston Automobile Dealers
in January 2011, Jason Gillman, Vice-President of the Gillman Companies
and General Manager of Gillman Honda in San Antonio, Texas, has been
elected to the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Area Automobile
Likewise, in January 2011, Chris
Vice-President and General Manager of Gillman Honda Fort Bend, who is
serving as the Houston Area Director of the Texas Automobile Dealers
Association, will assume the duties of a Board Member of the Houston
Auto Dealers Association.
According to Ramsay
Gillman, who until
February 2013 is one of the nine members of the Texas Department of
Motor Vehicles Board as appointed by Governor Rick Perry, "Our
dealerships are all family-owned and operated so we are deeply involved
in the retail car business. It is a family tradition and a
serve our industry as well as our customers."
Companies began with a single location in downtown Houston, Texas in
1938 and has grown to be one of the leading automobile dealership groups
in the nation.
The all new 2012 Chevrolet
new car to Chevrolet's line up in 2012 will replace the
exterior offers a wedgy profile, rising window lines, and circular
lighting units while the interior
is enriched by an sleek instrument panel all inspired by motorcycle
design. Find out more at Gillman Chevrolet of Harlingen or
Chevrolet Buick GMC San Benito.
Gillman Acura earns Precision
Team Award- 3 years in a row!
Acura earns the Precision Team Award for the 4th year in a
row! All individuals
in the dealership, including service advisors, technicians, parts
cashiers, porters, sales persons, and managers worked together to
goal and are recognized by Acura for it's outstanding
The Gillman Companies
Announces the new Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram Dealership!
May 3, 2010, The Gillman Companies announced the grand opening of their
Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram dealership. This latest Gillman facility, is
West Sam Houston Parkway in Houston is sited between the present Gillman
and Subaru dealerships.
According to Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of
the Gillman Companies, "Our newest location which is now opened, has a
of Chryslers, Dodges, Ram Trucks, parts and accessories. Our service
are undergoing Chrysler training, which will allow us to provide the
attention our customers expect from a Gillman Service Department."
Gillman Companies is a family-owned and operated chain of retail
dealerships. They currently have 14 locations in Texas, including stores
Houston, San Antonio, Fort Bend County, and the Rio Grande Valley.
Headquartered in Houston, the group was founded by
Frank Gillman more
than 70 years ago. His son, Ramsay Gillman, currently Chairman of the
a past President of the National Automobile Dealers
Chrysler will become the
eighth manufacturer represented by
the firm. The dealership is physically located at 10585 West
Parkway South just inside Beltway 8 between the Galleria and
In the annual Houston Chronicle survey of area
companies, The Gillman
Automotive Group was recognized as one of the Top 100 Workplaces. The
ranking, based on a study done by the research group Workplace Dynamics,
included 1,352 for-profit and nonprofit organizations, made up of
small, medium, and mid-size establishments.
Gillman Automotive Group- Top
100 Workplaces of 2010
York, Gillman Auto Group Chief Operating Officer, we were the only
privately held business to be ranked among the Top 100 Workplaces. We
were the only automobile dealer on the list as well. Gillman has always
been an industry leader in providing team members with top facilities, a
strong benefit package, and opportunity for
selecting the 100 Houston-area companies as great places to be employed,
Workplace Dynamics sorted through more than 50,000 responses from
individuals who participated in the study. The awards were presented at a
special evening event held on November 4th in downtown
Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman Auto Group, noted, "The
recognition was for our Houston and Fort Bend dealerships along with our
corporate offices. The same policies, organizational spirit, and
determination to provide an exceptional workplace environment are seen
in our San Antonio and Rio Grande Valley locations as
Valentine, Director of Human Resources said "What really makes this
company is our employees. Mutual respect between fellow
customers, along with dedicated hard work, makes Gillman Automobile a
great place to work."
This survey is sponsored
annually by the
Houston Chronicle newspaper and is recognized as one of the top
evaluation programs in the country.