Germain Motor Company is on topic when it comes to cars, from the prudent Toyota Prius to the in-your-face Cadillac Escalade. At about 18 dealerships dotting Ohio, Florida, Arizona, and Arkansas, Germain Motor sells some 30,000 new and used cars each year under popular car maker names Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, Lincoln Mercury, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, and Toyota. The company, which also sells fleet cars and offers auto servicing and financing, operates two Germain Collision Centers in Ohio. Founded in 1947, Germain Motor is owned by the Germain family, including president Steve Germain and his brothers Bob and Rick.
To cater to the luxury market on its home turf, the company in 2006 opened an $18 million luxury car mall in Ohio that includes a cappuccino bar, a lounge with Internet access, courtyard, new corporate headquarters, and Cadillac and Mercedes showrooms – less