Rick Case Death – Rick Case, the Akron local whose vendors offered vehicles to drivers all over Northeast Ohio and whose name was a natural sight on TV and on tags, has kicked the bucket at 77.
On Sept. 21, Case, who was the CEO and originator of The Rick Case Automotive Group, passed on calmly at his home encompassed by family after a short session with a forceful type of disease, as indicated by a family delegate.
Known as an effective retail pioneer of new vehicle brands in the United States, Case began selling Honda vehicles in Akron in 1972, where he turned into the biggest volume seller in the country during his first month of business. He actually holds the world record for selling the most Honda vehicles in a solitary month—1,222.
A profession that crossed decades began with a paper course at age 9. At 14, he purchased a trade-in vehicle, fixed it, and sold it from his parent’s carport in Akron. At 19, he worked his originally utilized vehicle part without anyone else, Moxie Motors in Akron. In 1965, he saw the interest of cruisers, so he opened up the primary Toyota store in 1966.