1941 Stuart Conklin Buick founded in downtown Hutchinson, Ks.
1975 Awarded Honda franchise by American Honda
1982 Bought Bottomly Oldsmobile-Cadillac-Datsun (Nissan). Moved into 11th street location and changed name to Conklin Cars.
1987 Bought Ely GMC Truck and moved it into 11th Street location. Opened Body Shop at 815 West 4th.
1991 Bought Holstine Chevrolet-Geo-Oldsmobile-Cadillac and Holstine Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Newton. Became Conklin Cars Newton.
1994 Purchased land on Interstate 135 for new facility in Newton
1995 Completed dealership expansion and renovation in Hutchinson
1996 Bought Waddell Cadillac-Oldsmobile in Salina. Bought JJ Chevrolet-Honda in Salina.
1997 Completed and moved into new facility in Newton on I-135
2001 Finished Salina consolidation, renovation and new facility projects.
2003 Renovation of Hutchinson dealership. Built body shop at East 11th location.