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Our History

1958:​ Robert (Bob) Allen Sr. started in the car business selling Volkswagens​ 

1973:​ Bob Allen bought Superior Toyota along with his wife, Joy, and their son, Robert Jr. (Rob) in downtown Lancaster on East King Street in November​ 

1973:​ Superior Toyota was changed to Lancaster Toyota

December 1974:​ Lancaster Toyota moved to its current location, 5270 Manheim Pike, in East Petersburg.​ 

1975:​ Another franchise was added to the family as Lancaster Toyota became Lancaster Toyota Mazda (LTM)​ 

September 1976:​ John Seyfert was hired as the company’s first GM​ 

January 1977:​ Rick Price (current GM) was hired as a salesman​ 

January 1979:​ John Green (current Sr. Sales Manager) was hired as a salesman​ 

April 1985:​ LTM’s current Used Car Center was established in a separate facility across the street from the Toyota New Car showroom on Enterprise Road​ 

December 1999:​ Daewoo franchise was added to the Lancaster Toyota Mazda family (discontinued in 2001 due to changes in Daewoo Corporation)​ 

2003:​ Another franchise was added to the family as Lancaster Toyota Mazda became Lancaster Toyota Mazda Scion​ 

Spring 2005:​ Present day Truck and SUV Center was established, one block east from the Toyota New Car showroom​ 

2008:​ Rick Price took over as GM upon John Seyfert’s retirement​ 

2009:​ Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*

2010:​ Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*​ 

2011:​ Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*​ 

2012:​ Rob Allen Jr. became Dealer Principle in January
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Present day Service/Parts Facility was established on Enterprise Rd. in February
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Toyota New Car Center was updated in August with an increased lot capacity
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*​ 

2013:​ Recipient of Toyota’s President Award Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*

2014:​ Central PA’s #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*​ 

2015: Central PA's #1 Volume Toyota Dealer*

*Based off 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 CAT retail sales reports.
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