For the Reporter
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., presented an award on Feb. 10 to its oldest dealer in the country, Auburn Valley Mitsubishi.
The award celebrates a milestone of 30 years as a Mitsubishi dealer.
Kirk Roempke, owner of the dealership at 3401 Auburn Way N., presented the award.
Mitsubishi entered the U.S. market in 1984 and awarded the first Mitsubishi franchise to Roempke.
Auburn Valley Mitsubishi is a family business that has been in the automotive business for over 40 years. The dealership employs 50 people.