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Torchbearer of the Year Award - Emir Abinion, President & CEO of Fox Valley Auto Group.

Receiving the Torchbearer Award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) wouldn't have been possible without the dedication of the Fox Valley Auto Group team. Pictured from left: Ryan Hutter, Service Director; Frank Butnaru, GM at Fox Valley VW Crystal Lake;
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Emir Abinion, President & CEO of Fox Valley Auto Group received the prestigious Torchbearer Award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) on March 20th, 2024. Due to the high standards required for this award by the BBB committee, usually only three or fewer candidates are considered. Emir Abinion's commitment to integrity and his engagement in promoting ethical standards set him apart as a beacon of leadership and inspiration.

The Torchbearer Award is proof of Fox Valley Auto Group's dedication to excellence and integrity in all aspects of its operations. It reflects the company's ongoing efforts to raise the bar and set new standards for ethics within the automotive industry. This accolade serves as a validation of the hard work and dedication of every member of the Fox Valley Auto Group team.

"We are deeply honored to receive the Torchbearer Award from the Better Business Bureau," said Emir C. Abinion, founder, President, and CEO of Fox Valley Auto Group. "This award is a testament to our unwavering commitment to serving our customers with honesty, integrity, and respect. Our mission," said Abinion, "is to move people."

Fox Valley Auto Group has a long history of supporting charitable organizations and community initiatives. From partnering with local nonprofits to sponsoring community events, the company is deeply invested in giving back to the communities that have supported its growth and success.

"We believe that being a good corporate citizen is not only the right thing to do but is also essential to our long-term success," said Abinion. "Winning the Torchbearer Award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, and we are incredibly proud of this achievement."

Fox Valley Auto Group has two locations in St. Charles: Volkswagen and Buick GMC. Additionally, they have announced the upcoming opening of a new Volkswagen location in Crystal Lake!
The Torchbearer Award is the latest in a series of accolades for Fox Valley Auto Group. The company has previously been recognized for its outstanding customer service, commitment to excellence, and contributions to the community.

"We are thrilled to bring the Fox Valley Auto Group experience to Crystal Lake with the opening of our new Volkswagen location," said Abinion. "This expansion allows us to better serve our customers and continue our mission of excellence in everything we do."

This new location in Crystal Lake marks a new chapter for Fox Valley Auto Group, as they extend their commitment to excellence and ethical business practices to a new community. By opening their doors at 5213 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, Fox Valley Auto Group invites both new and existing customers to experience their renowned service and dedication firsthand. Visit Fox Valley Auto Group today and discover why they're not just selling cars, but also setting a standard for ethical business practices in the automotive industry.

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