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Jim Ellis Atlanta in the Community

With the weather warming up and winter becoming a distant thought, Jim Ellis stores can be seen out and about in the community enjoying the local spring events. Make sure to mark your calendars for some of these family-friendly spring events!

 Brookhaven Bolt

Saturday, May 19
Village Place Brookhaven - 1410 Dresden Drive Brookhaven, GA 30319
Race Start: 8:00 a.m.

This year marks the 11th year of the Brookhaven Bolt 5k that has runners of all ages bolting through the scenic and beautiful Ashford Park neighborhood, cheered on by lots of spectators through the tree-lined streets. 


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Jim Ellis Charity Golf Fundraiser Generates $120K for 21 Local Charities

For the 17th consecutive year, Jim Ellis Automotive hosted a charity golf tournament to raise funds for charity. The tournament was held in late September at Chateau Elan and was a group effort by a number of Jim Ellis employees, partners and vendors coming together to make the event a success. This year’s tournament surpassed previous years with a total of $120,000 raised for charity. Since the tournament’s inception, over $1 Million has been raised to benefit Atlanta’s children and women in need.
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Give the Best Gift this Holiday Season: Your Safe Arrival at Home

Atlanta (December 4, 2017) The Jim Ellis Automotive Group initiates a campaign to wipe out distracted driving this holiday season in partnership with the National Safety Council.

Approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 people injured daily in crashes involving distracted drivers according to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis. This holiday season, Jim Ellis Automotive Group is doing their part to eliminate distracted driving and bring all drivers home safe for the holidays. The Jim Ellis Automotive Group employees are taking a pledge to be more attentive drivers and commit to keeping their eyes on…
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Chevrolet Traverse gain style, space, trims for 2018

Not everyone has the luxury of downsizing to a compact on the whim of what's trending. Play chauffeur for a family of six, and you're boxed into van and large SUV options. Luckily, you don't have to sacrifice style, modern technology, or premium-feeling designs for the sake of ample space -- thanks to the Chevrolet Traverse. This seven-or-eight-passenger crossover SUV gets a boost in style and substance for the 2018 model year, and it serves to make it a more well-rounded family ride.


The upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Traverse made its debut at the 2017 North American International Auto…

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Chevy Colorado welcomes off-road-oriented ZR2

The Chevrolet Colorado returned to the midsize-truck market in 2015 after a brief hiatus -- and things have only been getting better for this just-right pickup.


Chevrolet expands its lineup for the latest model year to include an all-new Colorado variant -- the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2. It's essentially in a segment of one, blending maneuverability and efficiency with off-road capability. It's powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front and rear tracks are wider than the conventional Colorado, and the suspensions is lifted by two inches. Its

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Jim Ellis Chevrolet Brings Bolt Experience to Georgia Drivers First!

Jim Ellis Chevrolet announced that the dealership has acquired a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. While people might have spotted the Bolt last week at the Atlanta International Auto Show, anyone in the area that wants to test-drive this “North American Car of the Year” will need to come to Jim Ellis Chevrolet for that experience. This highly anticipated all-electric vehicle is not even slated to be available in Georgia until September of this year; currently widely…

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Two Years Straight: Porsche Atlanta Perimeter Wins Premier Dealer Award

Porsche Atlanta Perimeter receives honor for entrepreneurial spirit and operational excellence.


Is one dealer really better than another? We think so, and we think you will agree after doing business with us.

Porsche Cars North America has once again selected Porsche Atlanta Perimeter as a Porsche Premier Dealer. This honor was awarded for 2017 and is awarded to only 25 of Porsche’s 188 U.S. dealerships…

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Jim Ellis Customers Raise $65K for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Jim Ellis Automotive Group announces charity campaign total of $65,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta to give kids in need the gift of a great future.

This holiday season, the Jim Ellis Automotive Group found a new opportunity for giving back to the community, to the tune of $65,000, through partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.  Thanks to the support of old and new customers alike, this surpassed…

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Jim Ellis Automotive Group Receives 2016 Consumers’ Choice Award

Jim Ellis Automotive Group received the 2016 Consumers’ Choice Award (CCA) for Automobile Group Dealer of The Year. According to the CCA mission statement, the award group recognizes businesses that “exemplify superior customer service, integrity and professionalism.”

“It’s an honor to be voted as the Consumers’ Choice Award Automotive Dealership Group of the Year,” Jimmy Ellis, President and CEO of Jim Ellis Automotive Group said…

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