LaFontaine Subaru Named Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For in both 2018 and 2020!

LaFontaine Subaru was named one of the 2018 and 2020 Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For. This is the ninth year that Automotive News has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships in the U.S. that have excelled in creating great places to work.The program measures workplace satisfaction, talent retention and excellent care of employees through a confidential survey of employers and employees. The top dealerships on the list will be profiled in an Automotive News special section. For complete information about the Best Dealerships To Work For from Automotive News visit our blog at LaFontaine Automotive Group named one of the 2020 Automotive News Best Dealerships to Work For (

LaFontaine Subaru is very proud to be recognized as one of the 2018 and 2020 Automotive News Best Dealerships to Work for in the automotive industry. LaFontaine Subaru was critiqued by a two part survey, conducted by Best Companies Group. The survey consisted of two parts:

Part I – Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire: The employer completes an online survey, detailing dealership policies, practices, benefits and demographics.

Part II – Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey: Employees complete an online survey of in-depth statements using a scale of 5 points ranging from “Agree Strongly” to “Disagree Strongly.”

The results are analyzed and categorized according to 8 core focus areas: Leadership and Planning, Corporate Culture and Communication, Role Satisfaction, Work Environment, Relationship with Supervisor, Training, Development and Resources, Pay and Benefits, and Overall Engagement. LaFontaine Subaru was 1 of 100 dealerships to receive this award in the U.S. this year.

LaFontaine Subaru

Founded in 1980 by Michael Sr. and Maureen LaFontaine, the award winning and nationally recognized LaFontaine Automotive Group includes 41 retail franchises, 7 collision centers and 21 Michigan locations. LaFontaine Subaru is one of the 21 Michigan locations which opened its doors back in 2014. The Group employs over 1,500 unique individuals. When it comes to family, you’ll be hard pressed to find an Automotive group more committed. The LaFontaine Automotive Group’s entire business is centered around “The Family Deal.” It is far more than a marketing slogan, as the entire family leads by example, making sure employees put their family first. The LaFontaine Family puts a lot of resources toward continuing education for their employees. Investing in key people and talent has allowed the company to continue to grow and become recognized nationally as some of the top dealerships in the nation.

The LaFontaine commitment to customers, staff, and local communities is demonstrated by active participation and contributions to numerous non-profit organizations, educational institutions and charities throughout southeast Michigan. The combination of their mission and core values provide the basic foundation of their promise to their consumers; to treat every customer like they are members of the family.

The LaFontaine Automotive Group stands by their mission statement of building lifelong relationships that connect families, strengthen communities and personalize the automotive experience. Along with that, their core values create guidelines for their employees to ensure the best work environment and loyalty for their customers. Their six core values consist of accountability, respect, teamwork, passion, communication and responsibility.