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Weir dealerships, parts center sold

 
Herald Tribune report
updated: 12/15/2021 9:02 AM

Norman Roy Automotive Group has sold its three Weir dealerships and a parts center in Red Bud and New Athens to a Florida-based group.

Ed Morse Automotive Group has acquired: Weir Chevrolet Buick GMC, 1507 S. Main St.; Weir Ford, 1615 S. Main St.; and Weir Parts Center, 1450 W. Market St., all in Red Bud; as well as Weir Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 801 New Baldwin Road in New Athens.

The Ed Morse Automotive Group is headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida, and has been family-owned for 75 years. These acquisitions will add nearly 300 employees to its 1,400-plus employee base, growing their locations to 27 dealerships, 51 franchises and 14 automotive brands.