Independence Toyota, Pennsylvania


LeadCar® has added to its growing number of automobile dealerships on January 9, 2023, when Jason R. Brickl, Founder of Brickl Companies and CEO of LeadCar Systems, Inc. announced the asset acquisition of the Toyota franchise from Independence Auto, Inc., owned by Robert Weiss and Brian Musgrave. Effective today, the newest LeadCar dealership—Toyota of Hazleton—will continue seamless operations at the dealerships’ newly constructed Image USA II facility located at 730 Airport Rd. in Hazleton, PA. Brickl has selected Christopher E. Cass as President & Managing Partner of the dealership. Cass, who has more than 25 years of retail experience in the automotive industry, was previously President & Managing Partner at Toyota of Mankato located in Mankato, MN, also owned by Brickl. Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, represented the parties in the transaction.

Drew Picon helped us throughout the sale process with finding the right buyer for our dealership. We would work with him and the DCG Acquisitions team again if needed and recommend to others who want to sell or buy a business.

Robert Weiss Independence Toyota

During our most recent acquisition, Drew Picon, Managing Director for the Dave Cantin Group, delivered on the DCG promise to provide strategic guidance, proactive engagement, and prompt communication. Drew’s attention to detail and personal involvement contributed to exceptional execution at every stage of the transaction.

Jason R. Brickl Founder & CEO

Deal Summary

  • Date June 2023
  • SELLER(S) Independence Toyota
  • BUYER(S) Leadcar


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