, Corbin, KY

Local News

July 3, 2008

Johnny Watkins dealership to close

Tincher-Williams Chevrolet looks to obtain partial Watkins’ inventory

By Brad Hicks / Staff Writer

Both Johnny Watkins automotive dealerships in London are closing their doors, however another local dealership could possibly be selling some of Watkins’ vehicles in the future.

Representatives with Johnny Watkins confirmed the closing of the dealerships but declined further comment.

Ed Tincher, owner of Tincher-Williams Chevrolet, confirmed the closings and said he had spoken with Watkins last week regarding a buy/sale agreement of the automobiles at Johnny Watkins Buick store. This agreement is to request vehicles from the Watkins dealership be moved to the Tincher-Williams dealership where Tincher’s business will sell the Buick, Pontiac and GMC franchise vehicles.

Tincher also said he is uncertain of why the dealerships are closing and what the fate will be of the vehicles at the Johnny Watkins Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep location.

Tincher said the Buick agreement is still pending, and nothing can be finalized without the approval of General Motors.

“This all has to be approved by General Motors,” he said. “We’re not closing any stores or anything like that. We’re just adding those lines to our stores.”

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