Qvale Motors –
Acquires MG product line – distributor for
Pacific North West – Qvale Motors.
Acquires distribution rights for MG & Jaguar for Northern California.
Establishes British Motor Car Distributors – Jaguar distributor –
sold 600 cars.
established with Reynold Johnson – VW distributor for Pacific North West.
Aston Martin added to product line up.
Riviera Motors –
appointed distributors for Porsche and Audi.
distribution rights for British Leyland on Pacific Southwest ( > 100 stores).
Purchased Jensen Motors Ltd in UK – Jensen Interceptor, Jensen Healy – dealer network in the US.
Closed Jensen factory – Established International Motors.
International Motors obtains rights for
Subaru in the UK.
Import Company in
Sells SW Automobile operation to British Leyland. Obtain rights to Hyundai in the UK.
Riviera Motors sells distribution rights of VW & Porsche back to
factories. Maserati leaves US. Qvale sold over 5,000 units.
De Tomaso Modena SPA.
Qvale produced 284 cars from the Mangusta production facility in Modena, Italy
Sold Mangusta to
MG/Rover in the UK.
Purchased Land Rover in
San Jose & Redwood City.
Purchased Los Gatos
Audi Coral Springs.
Acquired Midland GMC, Buick, Cadillac, Texas.
Purchased Jaguar San Jose.
August - Opened
Audi Fort Lauderdale.
Building Audi Lakeland, Florida. Building Jaguar Redwood City.
May – Opened