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Maita Honda
Cars in the lot of Maita Honda in Citrus Heights are spaced unusually far apart, as inventory hits record lows. // M. Hazlip

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The former Maita Honda dealership at the corner of Auburn Boulevard and Greenback Lane is now known as Future Honda, after being acquired this month by a regional automotive group.

Future Automotive Group, which is owns 13 dealerships in the greater Sacramento region, announced the acquisition in a press release on Wednesday. New ownership took over as of May 4.

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“We are very excited to add our first Honda store to our portfolio,” said Bill Walsh, president of sales and service for the greater Sacramento region. “This dealership provides more opportunities to employees in the Greater Sacramento Area, and it will be fun to work with a new group of people.”

Maita Honda originally opened in 1970 as one of only 29 Honda dealerships in the United States at that time, according to Wednesday’s news release. The location currently offers sales, parts and service.

Future Automotive Group’s latest acquisition marks the fifth dealership it has acquired in the past three years. The company first started in 1963, and now employs over 1,200 employees.

The new General Manager of Future Honda is Kevin Mantz, who previously served as general manager of Future Nissan’s locations in Roseville and Folsom.

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