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Gillman Automotive Group's automotive expertise is a product of our sustained interest in industry trends and characteristics. We are privileged to share the latest news, promotions and events with you and hope the information will enhance your shopping experience. As you know, there are many new cars from which to choose, and we believe an informed customer is the best customer.

Subaru of America Generously Joins Our Remembrance in Red

In yet another demonstration of their deep generosity, Subaru of America joined our Remembrance in Red through a contribution to the Fort Bend Women's Center.

In honor of Ramsay Gillman, Subaru of America donated $2,000 to Ramsay's favorite charity. Subaru of America's gracious tradition of giving back to their community is especially appreciated by the entire Gillman team.

Gillman Honda San Antonio Earns Accolade as One of Nation's Top Parts and Service Teams!

The Honda Council of Parts & Service Professionals is an elite group of the finest parts and service teams in the entire nation. To be selected as a member of this prestigious Council, a dealership's parts and service operations are evaluated on the basis of Retention, CSE, Accessory PNVR, Express Service Quality, Email Capture Rate, Automated Order System, Honda Service Connect, Conducted Honda Owner Workshops and Completed Training.

It is a great tribute to the Gillman Honda San Antonio Parts and Service team's high levels of performance that allowed them membership on the Council. Theirs is a truly outstanding performance.

Gillman Subaru San Antonio Earns Prestigious Subaru Love Promise Customer Commitment Award!

The highest commendation given by Subaru of America is the Love Promise Customer Commitment Award. To earn this coveted distinction, a dealership must deliver outstanding performance in customer service, employee training and volume growth. The dealership facilities must be first class and all team members need to show both dedication and commitment in giving back to their community.

Gillman Subaru San Antonio met these stringent requirements and is a 2017 Love Promise Customer Commitment Award recipient.
This is a singular honor and once again demonstrates the high quality of the Gillman Subaru San Antonio team members.

Gillman Companies Ramsay Gillman Day with Remembrance in Red 2018!

February 1st is the birthday of Ramsay Gillman. Ramsay led the development of the Gillman Companies from a single dealership in Houston to one of the nation's largest retail automobile organizations. Today we are proud to serve the Gulf Coast, South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley.

Ramsay Gillman grew up in our business and truly loved coming to work every day. He played a major role in his chosen profession, even serving as President of the National Automobile Dealers Association. He also assumed leadership positions in local, state, regional and governmental organizations.

Ramsay was a trusted friend, mentor and advisor to many. His contributions to society were numerous, his enjoyment of life admirable and his ability to find fun and humor every day enviable.

His favorite color was red. So in February of each year, the entire Gillman organization honors his memory by wearing red. It is a Gillman tradition and a tribute to a departed comrade.

Gillman Nissan Plays Host to Famous Heisman Trophy!

The Heisman Trophy, one of the most coveted awards in all college athletics, made a very special appearance at Gillman Nissan in Fort Bend County. Excitement in the dealership ran high and the trophy generated enthusiastic attention.

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Gillman Honda San Antonio and Gillman Honda Houston Named Winners of 2016 Honda President's Award!

It is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of every team member of the Gillman Honda dealerships in San Antonio and Houston. American Honda Motor Company, Inc., has bestowed the highly coveted 2016 President's Award to both locations!

In the entire nation, only 152 Honda dealerships were recognized as top performers by receiving this singular honor. As a special tribute to the men and women in these Gillman Honda stores, team members will be given a recognition letter from American Honda Motor Company. This congratulatory message will contain a special account number. Each team member will then be able to go to the President's Award Collection website to select a gift from a wide assortment of meaningful and motivational award options.

It is a great honor to have all our efforts to satisfy every customer recognized. That acknowledgement is also a challenge to continue perfecting our efforts to go beyond our customers' expectations.

The daring, dancing mariachi is, in reality, Gillman Honda Houston General Manager Daryl Waterwall. His temporary transformation was part of a spectacular event to celebrate Gillman Honda Houston's earning the prestigious Honda President's Award.

So Great it Bears Repeating. This Gillman Honda San Antonio Group Shot Taken in Honor of Receiving the Coveted Honda President's Award

Roland Flores and Luis Rodriguez Named Subaru Service Advisor Stars!

To be named a Subaru Service Advisor Star is no easy accomplishment!

That accolade means you have qualified as one of the top 10 Subaru Service Advisors in your Subaru Zone. More, you are a champion at the art of customer satisfaction.

In the Subaru Dallas Zone, Roland Flores, with Gillman Subaru in Houston, was First Place winner and Luis Rodriguez, also at Gillman Subaru Houston, came in with the third highest score!

This is a great honor and recognizes the extra effort these Service Advisor Stars have made to assure customer satisfaction.

Kirk Chaisson with Gillman Honda Houston Earns Acclaim From Honda of America!

Every Honda dealership in the nation was invited to submit a walk-around video on the all new CRV as part of the National Walk Around Competition.

The very professional Kirk Chaisson with Gillman Honda Houston was the only Sales Representative from the entire Greater Houston District to walk away with a reward! American Honda recognized Kirk with a $500 gift card for his exemplary demonstration.
According to Daryl Waterwall, General Manager of Gillman Honda Houston, "This is a huge honor for outstanding work."

General Motors Honors Gillman Rio Grande Valley Technicians!

General Motors has bestowed significant honors on three Gillman Rio Grande Valley Technicians. Daniel Rodriguez, Alejandro Gordillo and Carlos Mata were recognized by GM for their superior performance.
Earning this accolade means these three men brought their immense skills and positive attitudes to their dealerships where daily they proved absolute mastery of their profession.

Gillman Team Members Awarded Eleventh Top Workplace Recognition!

The Houston Chronicle newspaper recognizes the area's top 150 places to work based on surveys done by Workplace Dynamics. This firm has a well deserved international reputation and was selected to study more than 1,300 organizations.

From that selection process, the 150 top places to work were named.

The Gillman dealerships in Houston earned a listing in the original awards roster and have remained a Top 150 Workplace every year since. That honor can only be claimed by a very few other local organizations and is a tribute to the Gillman Houston team members!

Four years ago, the same winning tradition began in the Gillman San Antonio dealerships. Team members there did their best and have now gained the Top Workplace distinction four years in a row. Way to go, San Antonio!

In the Rio Grande Valley, the Valley Morning Star newspaper's annual "The Best of the Best in the Valley" competition recognizes the Valley's top performers in many fields. The Gillman Rio Grande Valley team has been named best time and again in different 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 is stronger than ever. When real professionals do their jobs in a pleasant atmosphere with the tools required to maximize their potential, they will deliver the utmost in customer satisfaction. And top customer satisfaction is our organization's key to continued success in the future.

American Honda Training Team for Mastering I-car Technology Visits Gillman Honda San Antonio

Modern automobiles and trucks have become hotbeds of electronic wizardry. It is a major task for the Honda Sales Consultants to keep pace with the strides in automotive technology. To help in this area, Honda of America has a special team of highly trained experts who perform I-car Technology Training sessions.

The Honda task force came to Gillman Honda San Antonio and coached Gillman team members on various aspects of bluetooth, audio controls, lock settings and navigation in one more effort to ensure each new vehicle owner receives a perfect delivery!

Gillman Companies Chief Operating Officer Elected to Subaru Regional Retailer Advisory Board!

Patrick York, Gillman Companies Chief Operating Officer, was elected to represent the Central Region Dealers on the Subaru Regional Retailer Advisory Board. This is a very important position and it is a honor to be chosen to represent other Subaru dealers.

Danny Cheng with Gillman Honda Houston Named Super Tech by Honda of America

According to a letter from American Honda, Danny Cheng has been named a Honda Super Tech. How big an honor is this? Very big, considering there are only 22 Honda Super Techs in the entire country!

Danny, with Gillman Honda Houston, earned himself a trip to Ohio to provide feedback on Service Quality as well as tour Honda facilities.

Gillman Honda San Antonio Honored by Visit From American Honda Executives!

Honda is a company driven by the need to produce outstanding vehicles. As part of their continual efforts to give buyers the very best offerings, their technical teams put feet on the ground to gain real-world product-performance knowledge.

The group calling on Gillman Honda San Antonio gained insights into the dealership experience with the 2016 Honda Civic. Gillman managers, in turn, were able to offer comments on future Honda vehicles.

It was a great visit and a most rewarding experience for all involved.

Gillman Honda Houston Proud to Include Six Outstanding Honda Certified Master Technicians on the Team!

To earn the distinction of being named a Honda Certified Master Technician requires an immense amount of study, hard work and perseverance. A Honda Certified Master Technician knows Honda vehicles inside and out. Gaining this recognition is the mark of a skilled professional.

To have one or two dedicated Honda Certified Master Technicians working in a dealership is special. To have six on the Gillman Honda Houston service team is a rare honor.

A sincere Gillman "Way to go!" to each of these exceptional, highly qualified experts!

The Gillman Guy Scores a Big Hit at Houston Auto Show!

The Gillman Guy, also known as Matt Moore, attended the Houston Auto Show as Gillman's friendly ambassador. Recognized as the Gillman Guy, he handed out autographs, talked with fans and generated a wave of excitement for all Houston-area Gillman dealerships.

Service Advisor Luis Rodriguez With Gillman Subaru in South Houston Named to Top 10 Subaru Service Stars!

Gillman Subaru Service Advisor Luis Rodriguez was named by Subaru of America as a Subaru Service Star in the Dallas-Fort Worth Zone for his highly professional manner and strong customer-relations skills.

Victor Flores and Jeremy Turner Earn Honda Master Technician Certification!

To earn the distinction of being named a Honda Certified Master Technician requires an immense amount of study, hard work and perseverance. A Honda Certified Master Technician knows Honda vehicles inside and out. Gaining this distinction is the mark of a true professional.

Master Certified Technician Victor Flores has been with Gillman Honda San Antonio for more than two years and has a total of eight years' experience with Honda. He is a Gold Certified Technician for Chrysler and Dodge. Married, with two sons, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and is an expert BBQ/smoker chef. Victor is proud to have spent 26 months in Iraq working for the U.S. Department of Defense installing electronic counter-measures, ballistic glass, and other systems on various military vehicles.

Jeremy Turner has been with Gillman Honda in San Antonio for three years and has a total of six years' Honda shop experience. A San Antonio native, he enjoys auto racing and vehicle repair. He began working on his Honda Master Certification six years ago and his determination paid off.

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.


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.

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!

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.


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.

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 or to learn more.

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 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. 


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!

The Jeep® 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 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 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.

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.  

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.


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 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.

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!

Congratulations 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 attitude.

Check out the redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue- test drive now!

The 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 materials. 


Gillman 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
satisfaction, 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.


Gillman Dealerships in Houston, San Antonio, and Rio Grande Valley Named Great Places to Work!

Are 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.

In San 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.


The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

This 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 San Antonio!


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!

In 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.

Now comes 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.

Gillman 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 entertaining.

Watch for the new spots!

The All-New 2014 Chevrolet SS

Chevrolet 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

The 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 economy ratings.*
Choose between a Two-Wheel Drive and a Super Handling All-Wheel Drive.
The 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 efficiency.


The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

The 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 ever.


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.

Get ready for the 18th Annual Ramsay Gillman Charitable Golf Tournament


Stacey Gillman Wimbish Named Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award!

Ernst & Young LLP announced that Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of the 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 commitment..


Gillman Companies Deeply Honored by Visit From Subaru Executives!

Members 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.

After visits to the Gillman 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!

The 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.


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 three-peat!


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 industry."

The great Gillman service team, headed by Manager Kelly Goldsberry, received the Fixed First Visit award and, for the third time, the Customer Service Experience award.

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 Customers!

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 years!.

Gillman Honda in Houston Top in Sales!

General Manager Greg Besson, his management team, and an outstanding group of talented customer representatives at Gillman Honda, wear the crown for outselling all other Houston dealerships.

Gillman Subaru Southwest Houston Sales Team Places Three in top Five Sales Representatives in Zone!

It is a three-peat of a different kind for Gillman Subaru in Southwest Houston! Three ace sales
representatives earned that distinction for their outstanding performance.

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 Award.

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 de Mexico.

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 our market.


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 and
Hironori Hamamichi.

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 Southwest!


The All-New 2014 Subaru Forester

The 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 task.

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 2013!

The 2013 Nissan Sentra

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 Hironori Hamamichi.

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 Days.


The All-New 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Built for the city. Built for the planet.
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 alike.


Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio Sales Manager, Mario Delbosque Earns Tripple Diamond Status for 7th time!

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 row!


The redesigned 2013 Honda Civic

The 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 approach.


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 success!

The Redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder

The new 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.

Interior accent lighting:
Control the lighting with a single knob and even control the light intensity
Stainless Steel Illuminated Kick Plates:
Door entrance is lit up and protected
Roof Rails:
Sleek and stylish while contouring the body*
Heavy loading of the SUV with Cargo, will affect handling and stability of the vehicle

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 anniversary.

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 well."

The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord and Accord Coupe

The 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 Brand.


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 ILX

The 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 hybrid.

View the 2013 Acura ILX ebrochure here


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 Companies.

The 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 lamp. What differentiates the Dodge Dart from the rest of the pack is the 14 interior combinations, 12 exterior colors, and six wheel choices and to add to the personalization, over 150 Mopar® accessories


The 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 2011.

The redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima

The newly redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima hits the showroom this summer.  With the fuel efficient 270-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine with efficient performance and strong smooth power delivery, the 2013 Altima will feature the Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) increasing in fuel efficiency and acceleration while running quieter with a targeted 38 MPG highway. [1]

[1] Targeted 2013 Altima 2.5 S EPA Fuel Economy estimate 38 MPG highway. EPA data not available yet. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions, use for comparison only


The redesigned 2013 Acura RDX

The new 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 SUV.
View the 2013 Acura RDX ebrochure here.


The 2013 Buick Encore- Buick's new compact crossover

The all-new 2013 Buick Encore, coming early 2013, is the first of it's kind for the 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, the Enclave.  This luxury crossover will showcase premium materials, ingenious 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 crew.

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 urban landscape with tight parking spots and slim streets.  The Spark is the city driving solution

Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC Honored to Attain 2011 Chevrolet Mark of Excellence

A 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 OnStar powered connectivity with seamless communication between the drive and the driver's smart phone.

Gillman Honda Houston Attains Important 2011 Customer Service Experience Award!

Honda 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 2011.

The redesigned 2013 Chevy Malibu

The all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will have a new presence with a wider track, aggressive stance, and refined ride and handling setting a new standard for premium style and performance

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 Versa

The redesigned 2012 Nissan Versa will the be the first in the Nissan line up to wear the PUREDRIVE? badge.  The new PUREDRIVE? technology focuses on improving the vehicles carbon footprint along with increasing fuel efficiency.

Texas Governor Rick Perry Names Stacey Gillman Wimbish to Vital Economic Development Position!

Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman Companies, was 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, Stacey's well deserved appointment provides her a significant opportunity to help lead Texas into a more prosperous future.


The redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza

What Makes the Impreza a Subaru?

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 2012 Impreza is powered by an all-new SUBARU BOXER® engine. It not only sits low to improve handling, but it also makes it the most fuel-efficient All-Wheel Drive 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 environment.

The new Gillman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram center 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 Honda CR-V

With a new design, enhanced features and improved fuel economy[5], the 4th-generation of the Honda CR-V is sleek and stylish, while the accommodating and spacious interior promises a host of new possibilities.

[5] 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 only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on 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 in.

The 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 companies
ranked by number of employees.

To 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 ea
rned honor and another demonstration of the Gillman team's drive to be the very best!

Gillman Family Auto Industry Leaders

Members of the Gillman family have accepted key leadership positions in the Texas retail automobile business.

Stacey 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 Association.

Beginning 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 Dealers Association.

Likewise, in January 2011, Chris Gillman, 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 privilege to serve our industry as well as our customers."

The Gillman 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 Sonic

This new car to Chevrolet's line up in 2012 will  replace the current Aveo.  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 Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC San Benito. 

Gillman Acura earns Precision Team Award- 3 years in a row!

Gillman Acura earns the Precision Team Award for the 4th year in a row!  All individuals in the dealership, including service advisors, technicians, parts experts, cashiers, porters, sales persons, and managers worked together to achieve this goal and are recognized by Acura for it's outstanding performance.


The Gillman Companies Announces the new Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram Dealership!

On May 3, 2010, The Gillman Companies announced the grand opening of their new Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram dealership. This latest Gillman facility, is located on West Sam Houston Parkway in Houston is sited between the present Gillman Honda and Subaru dealerships.

According to Stacey Gillman Wimbish, President of the Gillman Companies, "Our newest location which is now opened, has a full line of Chryslers, Dodges, Ram Trucks, parts and accessories. Our service technicians are undergoing Chrysler training, which will allow us to provide the level of attention our customers expect from a Gillman Service Department."

The Gillman Companies is a family-owned and operated chain of retail automobile dealerships. They currently have 14 locations in Texas, including stores in 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 Board, is a past President of the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Chrysler will become the eighth manufacturer represented by the firm.  The dealership is physically located at 10585 West Sam Houston Parkway South just inside Beltway 8 between the Galleria and Sugarland.

Gillman Automotive Group- Top 100 Workplaces of 2010

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.

According to Patrick 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 advancement.

In 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 Houston.

Stacey 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 well."

Jody Valentine, Director of Human Resources said "What really makes this company is our employees.  Mutual respect between fellow employees and 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.

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