Executive

Bill Knight

Owner & Operator of Bill Knight Automotive

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Companies

  • PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

Bio

Bill has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry working at leading manufacturers and retailers. In 1984, Bill joined the Ford Motor Company and worked his way onto a committee buying dealerships under the Ford umbrella to compete with Republic Industries, later AutoZone. He purchased over 10 dealerships for Ford which were later sold to Penske Automotive Group, a company he joined in 2001 to run the same dealerships he sold. Bill spent over 7 years at Penske before buying 4 dealer locations from the company during the financial crisis. Bill Knight Automotive runs 4 franchise dealerships selling Ford, Lincoln, and Volvo vehicles and run 3 collision centres that serve all OEM brands.