Don’s Automotive Group Named “Quality Dealer in the State of Louisiana” by NIADA

Also Earns 2nd Runner Up for NIADA’s “National Quality Dealer” at the 2017 Convention & Expo in Las Vegas


June 26, 2017: Lafayette, Louisiana – Don’s Automotive Group, a leading Louisiana auto dealer with more than 150 employees in four locations throughout the state, has just been awarded the prestigious title of “State Quality Dealer”. The award was given by the NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association) after much competition and deliberation.

It was by winning the Louisiana Independent Quality Dealer of the Year award that resulted in Don’s winning that state’s nomination for the NIADA NQD (National Quality Dealer) Award. Don’s earned 2nd runner up for this title.

The National Quality Dealer Award Program began in 1976. Awarded annually at the national convention, the coveted title is one of the most prestigious in the industry. Award nominees are honored during a live broadcast of an honorary ceremony where the National Quality Dealer of the Year is revealed. Nominees for the award are selected annually on the state level for outstanding service to his/her community and to the industry.

The NIADA sent all nominated dealers a very detailed packet that was to be filled out completely and returned to the group by the first of February. Included in the packet was a very detailed Q&A about Donald, the owner of Don’s Automotive Group, in addition to his biography, a biography of the company, and letters from employees, pastors, DSAA, Trinity Outdoors, LCA, and other charities. Several customer reviews and photos were included, in addition to photos of Don’s facilities and some of the fundraisers the business has taken part in. Finally, copies of the many awards received by Don’s were also included in the packet.

From all packets that were submitted by the due date, the finalists were chosen, who then were interviewed in Las Vegas on the day prior to the awards ceremony.

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Don’s Automotive Group began over 20 years ago with humble beginnings and now boasts four convenient retail locations in Louisiana and over 150 employees. More than 60% of sales result from referral and repeat customers. As the recipient of several local, regional, and national awards and accolades, Don’s Automotive Group enhances the communities in which each store resides, supporting local churches, businesses, and military personnel on a consistent basis. For information on Don’s Automotive Group and the selection of vehicles and services available, please visit