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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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