Grupo Q opens region's largest auto service center in Costa Rica

Grupo Q of El Salvador opened Central America's largest automobile service center in Costa Rica. The 1,555 square meters center can handle 15 vehicles at a time, but plans are already afoot to expand capacity.

Monday, May 12, 2008

The new center forms part of an expansion strategy that was launched five years ago when Grupo Q acquired Lachner & Sáenz. Grupo Q aims to be Costa Rica's largest automobile service company, said chief executive Samuel Quirós.

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