It was impossible to dream up better weather conditions Aug. 28 as renowned actor Mark Wahlberg and Feldman Automotive Group owner and CEO Jay Feldman held their third annual Feldman Automotive Children’s Miracle Celebrity Invitational at Detroit Golf Club.
While the sun radiated over the golf course, light also was once again shining on the Children’s Miracle Network at Beaumont Children’s and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.Read more
The annual event was hosted by Beaumont Health Foundation and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation on Aug. 28, and raised more than $1 million in sponsorship support before the event and secured additional funds during the tournament through a live auction and on-site donations.Read more
Mark Wahlberg gathers friends for celebrity golf invitational, raising $1.5M for kids at Jay Feldman’s outing
DETROIT — Mark Wahlberg returned to Detroit, gathering friends and family for the annual Feldman Automotive Children’s Miracle Celebrity Invitational.
They raised $1.5 million for the Children’s Miracle Network at Beaumont Children’s and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.Read more
Celebrity Mark Wahlberg is an actor, rapper, business owner and an RV guy. Wahlberg was in Lorain on Aug. 28 to visit one of his enterprises, Mark Wahlberg Airstream & RV, 4500 Grove Ave. “I am a car and family guy,” said the 52-year-old actor. “My dream was to buy a new car growing up.”Read more
Mark Wahlberg is proud of the mark he has made in the Detroit area, a relationship that began with movies but extended into restaurants, business and philanthropy.Read more
A commercial construction boom — especially that driven by the rapid rise of plant construction for the electric-vehicle industry — is driving some of Southeast Michigan’s fastest-growing companies.Read more
Feldman attended Northwood University as well as the National Auto Dealers Association dealer candidate academy. He opened his first Chevrolet dealership in 1996. Today, he owns 18 car and RV dealerships with 13 car brands and 33 RV brands in Michigan and Ohio that collectively generate $1.7 billion in revenue.Read more
Quarterback Kyle McCord and wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. were among the seven Buckeyes who took part in a name, image and likeness event at two Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet dealerships Saturday.
The players, who all have cars through their NIL deal with Mark Wahlberg Auto Group, took pictures and signed autographs for fans during the free event.Read more
Lindsberg Pettway, a former high school principal and floor sales manager at Feldman Chevrolet of Livonia in suburban Detroit, says he brings transparency to the car-buying process through TikTok and Instagram.Read more
John Butkovich, field operations manager for Feldman Automotive Group, joined CBS News Detroit Friday with some tips and tricks to help your ride go as smoothly as possible this holiday weekend.Read more
Over 250 people attended the Novi Educational Foundation’s annual Green Gala Fundraiser April 15 at Suburban Collection Showplace. The event, which was presented by Feldman Automotive, netted just over $56,000 for the foundation.Read more
DBusiness Daily Update: Shady Lane Cellars on Target to Triple Out-of-state Wine Sales in 2023, and More
Shady Lane Cellars in Sutton’s Bay expects to triple its out-of-state wine sales during 2023, now holding licenses to ship to 39 states.Read more
Dealership groups on the list performed better than the industry as a whole in a year that saw overall U.S. light-vehicle sales decline. The top 150 groups collectively retailed 3,233,234 new vehicles, down 6.7 percent from 2021, according to the Automotive News Research & Data Center, which compiles the list. Combined retail and fleet sales for the groups on the list were 3,440,740 new vehicles, down 5.8 percent. By contrast, overall industry new-vehicle sales tumbled 7.9 percent last year.Read more
Perhaps we picked an unfair time to bring back our list ranking Northeast Ohio’s largest auto dealer groups.
2022 was the worst year for car sales in more than a decade. And that’s readily apparent when you compare this year’s list to the last one we published three years ago.Read more
“Big” Al Gillespie and his team at the Feldman and Mark Wahlberg Automotive Groups will talk with Car Wars’ Cassie Broemmer about the key shifts he’s seen in consumer behavior during his expansive career in automotive retail and why it’s critical to stay ahead of the curve in customer communication.Read more
In December of last year, Feldman Automotive Group celebrated the grand opening of their 19th dealership; the first freestanding Jeep dealership in Southeast Michigan. The group runs 13 stores in Michigan and partnered with actor Mark Wahlberg to open an additional six locations in Ohio.Read more
In December of last year, Feldman Automotive Group, a partnership founded in collaboration with actor Mark Wahlberg, celebrated the grand opening of their 19th dealership; the first freestanding Jeep dealership in Southeast Michigan.Read more
New Hudson-based Feldman Automotive Group today officially opened its 19th dealership — Feldman Jeep of Clarkston — the first free-standing Jeep dealership in southeast Michigan.Read more
As if being an insanely popular Hollywood actor wasn’t enough, Mark Wahlberg is also a very successful entrepreneur. He is the owner of a company called Mark Wahlberg Airstream & RV. The company specializes in all things related to RVs as well as camping needs. This includes selling and financing these new or used vehicles as well as providing other parts and services. The business just took a massive new leap, as well. Wahlberg shared this accomplishment with his fans on Instagram.Read more
In late 2009, longtime Livonia car dealer Kit Tennyson was counted out. The Chevrolet store on Plymouth Road that bore his surname was barely making ends meet. It sold about 120 new and used vehicles a month despite its desirable location that could easily deliver double or triple that amount.Read more
Michigan car dealer Jay Feldman nervously sat in a restaurant in Hingham, Massachusetts. It was a hot day in August nearly four years ago. He was there for a business lunch, which would normally have been routine for him, but not this time. This lunch was with one of the biggest movie stars in the world.Read more