Hare Chevrolet Wins Internet Awards

Noblesville dealership wins national magazine internet awards


(NOBLESVILLE, IN)….In 1847, Wesley Hare opened a shop in Noblesville to make wagons – 162 years later, great, great, great granddaughters Courtney Cole and Monica Peck are keeping the family’s entrepreneurial tradition alive. Hare Chevrolet has recently been awarded several 2009 Internet Achievement Awards by Auto Dealer Monthly magazine after competing with hundreds of dealerships across the country.

Hare Chevrolet won 1st Place for Best Overall Website: www.harechevy.com. On average, 42 % of all dealership sales come from internet new and used car sales. Hare has taken full advantage of the internet sales. Additional awards received were: 1st place in Single Point Domestic Internet Retail sales with an impressive 1,050 units sold in 2009, 3rd place for Special Finance Internet Retailer (due to an increase of 108 units over last year), and 6th place for Pre-owned Internet Retailer.

Courtney Cole, VP of Hare says “we understand the constant changes in technology and have adapted Hare Chevrolet to fit our customer’s needs.” In addition to Hare Chevrolet’s website, you can also find them on Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. In keeping with the Hare tradition, their trademark phrase is now truer than ever: “They really do come from everywhere to buy at Hare”. For additional information, contact Judi Johnson at (317) 776-6345 or jjohnson@noblesville.in.us.

About Noblesville’s Department of Economic Development
Selected as the 2008 Indiana Community of the Year, the City of Noblesville is an affluent, high growth community of 45,000 people located 23 miles northeast of downtown Indianapolis. The Department of Economic Development is focused on four strategic initiatives designed to strengthen Noblesville’s economy: Business Retention/Expansion, Business Attraction, Downtown Enhancement, and Enticement of Visitors and New Residents. For more information, please contact us or visit www.cityofnoblesville.org.