BEND, Ore. -

Eugene-based Kendall Auto Group announced Tuesday the acquisition of Carrera Motors of Bend, expanding its Oregon offerings to include Porsche, Audi, BMW and Volkswagen.

“Kendall is a quality, family-owned organization dedicated to providing customers with the highest level of service,” said Tom Anderson, owner of Bend’s Carrera Motors. “We are pleased to be able to work with a leader in the market because we know the community will continue to be served extremely well.”

“This is an exciting time for Kendall in Oregon,” said Dan Horton, general manager of Carrera Motors of Bend. “Adding Porsche, Audi, BMW and Volkswagen to the Kendall family of brands in Oregon brings additional value to the people who are most important to us – our customers.”

“Audi, Porsche, BMW and Volkswagen are extremely strong in terms of performance, safety and reliability and fit perfectly into Kendall’s overall goal of providing customers with the very best options when it comes to their automotive purchasing and servicing decisions,” said Paul Skillern, chief executive officer of Kendall Auto Group. “Kendall is a significant member of the Oregon community and we are excited to be able to grow the number and quality of brands that Kendall now offers to the people of Bend and throughout Oregon.”

“We’re excited to welcome Carrera Motors’ dedicated employees to the Kendall family,” said Dave Blewett, president of Kendall Auto Group, “and thrilled to be a part of the vibrant Bend community.”

Kendall will take over operations at the existing Carrera Motors location in Bend when the acquisition closes on February 24th. Kendall expects most current Carrera Motors employees to remain on board through the transition. 

About Kendall Auto Group

Kendall Auto Group is family-owned and operates dealerships in Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Kendall represents 30 franchises and is one of the largest privately owned dealership groups in the Pacific Northwest. Each year, Kendall donates and invests in the communities it serves by supporting a variety of causes like youth development, education and healthcare for the underserved. For more information, please visit: http://www.kendallauto.com/.