Hendrick Automotive opens BMW dealership in south Kansas City


Hendrick Automotive Group on Monday officially opened BMW of Kansas City South, the company’s 11th area dealership.

The dealership has about 50 employees and is at 1200 W. 104th St., adjacent to the company’s Cadillac and Buick-GMC franchises. The primary 34,000-square-foot facility has 16 service bays.

Hendrick, based in Charlotte, N.C., now operates seven BMW dealerships nationwide and 139 franchises altogether.

Ken Newman is the general manager at BMW of Kansas City South. Hendrick has more than 800 employees in the Kansas City area.

The Star