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Gee Automotive acquires Spokane Kia

Gee Automotive, one of the largest auto retailers in Eastern Washington, has acquired Spokane Kia. The acquisition closed today and the dealership opened as part of Gee Automotive, the company said is a news release.

Sales and service operations have moved two doors down to the Gee Import Center on the north side of Interstate 90, at 21602 E. George Gee Ave. in Liberty Lake. With the acquisition, Gee becomes the exclusive Kia dealer for the Spokane and Couer d’ Alene areas.

Gee Automotive has sold Kia in Couer d’ Alene since 2004.

Kia's best-selling U.S. models are the Sorrento, Soul and Optima sedan. Kia also offers two economy cars in five models – the Forte and the Rio – as well as its second-generation minivan, the Sedona, and the all-new Sportage, one of the first models introduced to the U.S. market.

George Gee founded his first auto dealership in Spokane in 1983. Today, Gee Automotive Companies includes new and used dealerships in Pasco and Coeur d'Alene, and a 68,000-square-foot flagship location in Liberty Lake.

Gee dealerships carry new Buick, GMC, Porsche, Nissan, Cadillac, Kia and all makes of used vehicles.
The company has 150 employees and is locally owned and operated.

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