Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Motor Vehicles

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    DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES

    Division of Motor Vehicles

    Sunrise Motor Vehicles, Inc., d/b/a Volkswagen of Fort Pierce, for the establishment of Volkswagen vehicles

    Notice of Publication for a New Point

    Franchise Motor Vehicle Dealer in a County of Less

    than 300,000 Population

    Pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes, notice is given that Volkswagen of America, Inc., an operation unit of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., intends to allow the establishment of Sunrise Motor Vehicles, Inc. d/b/a Volkswagen of Fort Pierce, as a motor vehicle dealership authorized to sell and service new Volkswagen motor vehicles (line-make VOLK) at 5359 South US 1, Fort Pierce, (St Lucie County), Florida 34982, on or after November 11, 2013.

    The name and address of the dealer operator(s) and principal investor(s) of Sunrise Motor Vehicles, Inc. d/b/a Volkswagen of Fort Pierce are dealer operator(s): Mary Jo Tierney, 1712 Coconut Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949 and Mike Wetzel, 1712 Coconut Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949, principal investor(s): Mary Jo Tierney, 1712 Coconut Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949 and Mike Wetzel, 1712 Coconut Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949.

    The notice indicates intent to establish the new point location in a county of less than 300,000 population, according to the latest population estimates of the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

    Certain dealerships of the same line-make may have standing, pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes, to file a petition or complaint protesting the application.

    Written petitions or complaints must be received by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice and must be submitted to: Nalini Vinayak, Administrator, Dealer License Section, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Room A-312 MS65, Neil Kirkman Building, 2900 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0635.

    A copy of such petition or complaint must also be sent by US Mail to: Don Hughes, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., 2520 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 500, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009.

    If no petitions or complaints are received within 30 days of the date of publication, a final order will be issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles approving the establishment of the dealership, subject to the applicant's compliance with the provisions of Chapter 320, Florida Statutes.

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