Sames Ford Corpus Christi Podcast

Sames History

March 20, 2020 Arron Tauss Season 1 Episode 3
Sames Ford Corpus Christi Podcast
Sames History
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Sames Ford Corpus Christi Podcast
Sames History
Mar 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Arron Tauss

This podcast gives you the entire history of Sames Auto Group that started in Laredo in 1910, the Oldest Ford Dealership in Texas. 

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This podcast gives you the entire history of Sames Auto Group that started in Laredo in 1910, the Oldest Ford Dealership in Texas. 

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Welcome to the Sames podcast. This is Episode number three. My name is Aaron Tauss. Today I wanna get in the driver's seat and take you on a little road trip. We're going to go well, actually, through historical times going through a very long road trip, we're gonna talk about the history of Sames Motor Company. Sames Motor Company is the oldest dealership in the state of Texas, and it's one of the oldest in the nation. Sames Ford Ford started 1910 in Laredo, Texas But the history didn't really start in Laredo, beginning Hartford, Connecticut, in 18 66. There, that's where WJ Sames was born. In 18 87 W. J. Went to Cuba to sell life insurance, moved to the Yucatan to work on the Mayan digs, and then into Mexico City, where W. J. Became ill. Mr. Sames went to Laredo to recover where he met his wife, Virginia Wright, whose family arrived in Laredo on 18 seventies Mr. Sames worked as a commission sales agent for the local commodity broker with another agent. His name was JR More eventually bought the business and formed the Sames and Moore Company. The business flourished and 1910, they decided to take his on a sideline. Yes, selling Ford automobiles That business became Laredo auto sales and sold the first automobile in Laredo in 1925 Sames and Moore spit up the company with the Sames taking the auto business and Moore keeping the wholesale business in  1927they built the Sames Moore building to celebrate their long and successful partnership, which stands today in downtown Laredo. Over the years, the business strived and at one time had dealerships in Mirando City, Hebbronville, and Alice, Texas. Henry Sames is W J son and run the business from 1940 until his death in 1956. Harry E. Sames Junior took the reins and run the operation until 1981 when his son Harry Hank  Sames took over general manager In 2010 the same legacy continued when HankS daughter Evelyn Sames took over the dealerships, making her the fifth generation of Sames who have operated business since 1910. 2010 was also historical year for the Sames organization. Because it turned 100 years old, Sames Auto Group has been growing ever since. Hank and Evelyn have run the business beginning in 1980. Sames Purchase Laredo Honda dealership In early1990 Sames grew into Corpus Christi and purchased a Ford dealership. Next leadership opened a Kia dealership in Laredo. Sames continued open dealerships in Austin and pre owned vehicles they called Red Barn. Then another  in Bastrop, Ford,  Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep franchise, also in Bastrop. did not stop there in 2016. SAmes went on to purchase a Ford and Nissan dealership in Kingsville, Texas, which is also headquarters to the famous King Ranch. Sames has been driving Texas for over 100 years with the same passion that began over 100 years earlier. Commitment to customer satisfaction providing world class products and customer service is the number one priority. The Sames family embodies the American Entrepreneurial Spirit. As one of the largest privately owned locally companies in South and Central Texas,  Sames Auto group is currently comprised of 13 dealerships in spans across Laredo, Corpus Christi Kingsville Bastrop and in Austin, Texas, with lines representing forward Honda, Mazda, Kia, Ram, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Nissan, as well as pre owned vehicles. So there you have it. That's a history of Sames Motor Company, from 1910 to present from a small Ford dealership in Laredo, Texas, to 13 franchise in south in south Central Texas, employs thousands of people and has a customer base in the tens of thousands. Like we like to call the SAmes family the next time your are in the market for a new pre owned vehicle, please consider a Sames famly of dealership your local town or city. If you're located in  the Corpus Christi please come see and see us at 4721Ayers Street and our  pre owned location of 37. 37 S P I. D. Are call us at 8558142848 Our visitor website 24/ 7 at www.samesfordcc.com. Shop at home sitting in privacy buy or trade your car. Sell your car to us. You do almost anything on the website these days, so please join us here. The SAmes brand is truly an undeniable a Texas treasure, but a Texas tradition, and we would like you to be part of the history as well as part of our future. Come by our shop online. Just like to mention our podcast Number four, We're gonna talk about trading or selling your vehicle to this. It's not necessary to trade vehicles for us to buy your current vehicle. We have a process for that.  Next time it's gonna save you time.  Remember, Drive Sames drive community shop Sames and save!