OpenRoad Auto Group Breaks Ground On New Honda Dealership in Burnaby
November 25, 2020 (Richmond, B.C.) – OpenRoad Auto Group is gearing up to start construction of a brand-new Honda dealership in Burnaby. The state-of-the-art facility will be located at the intersection of Byrne Road and Marine Way and will replace the current facility at 6984 Kingsway where OpenRoad Honda relaunched its current name and facility in 2006. The new OpenRoad Honda Burnaby is slated to complete by early 2022.
“We continue to make significant investments in our business and believe strongly in the future of automotive retail in Burnaby and B.C. overall,” said Christian Chia, CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group. “We look forward to providing our customers with an enhanced dealership experience in our larger Honda facility.”
OpenRoad celebrated the start of construction of the new OpenRoad Honda Burnaby with a small, COVID-compliant reception along with representatives from OpenRoad Auto Group and Honda Canada that included Christian Chia, CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group; Dev Walia, Vice President & CFO, OpenRoad Auto Group; Mark Lin, President & COO, OpenRoad Auto Group; Aly Jiwani, Vice President, Regional Operations of OpenRoad Auto Group; and Neel Ahuja, Western Zone Manager Auto Sales from Honda Canada.
Once completed, the new OpenRoad Honda Burnaby will offer customers a spacious, modern facility that includes 64,000 square feet of interior space, 23 service bays plus five detail and wash bays, rooftop parking and 135 stalls available on the 3.8-acre parcel of land. The new central location will also provide easier accessibility from areas throughout Metro Vancouver.
OpenRoad Honda Burnaby continues to maintain its strong reputation as a Quality Dealer. OpenRoad Honda Burnaby was recently recognized with the President’s Circle Award and the Honda Driving Excellence Award, honours bestowed to just one of three Honda dealers to win both awards in Western Canada.
Honda is an award-winning Japanese auto maker and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of reliable, quality engineered cars, trucks and SUVs. The iconic automotive brand has a global reputation for safety, performance and dependability and a popular range of models including the best-selling vehicle for 15 years running - the Honda Civic, in addition to the Honda Accord, Honda CR-V, Honda Pilot and the Honda Odyssey minivan. An industry leader, Honda is a trusted automotive manufacturer with decades of accolades spanning the globe for achievements in automotive safety, performance, quality and value. Integral to Honda’s evolution has been the company’s attention to developing eco-friendly models including the Accord Hybrid, Insight Hybrid and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid.
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