From humble beginnings in 1913, when Mr Edward Eager and his son Fredric founded their automotive business, Eagers Automotive has focused on building a company that is built on honesty and openness.
We are proud of our history, which has made us the company that we are today.
E.G. Eagers & Son Pty Ltd established by Messrs Edward and Fred Eager.
Eagers installs the first motor vehicle assembly plant in Queensland.
General Motors-Holden franchises acquired.
Eagers Holdings Limited listed on the Australian Stock exchange.
Eagers merges with A.P. Group Ltd, a company of which Mr Alan Piper was the majority shareholder, operating Ford, Toyota, Honda and Land Rover franchises.
Porsche, VW, KIA, Volvo, Mazda and MG Rover franchises acquired.
Mr Nick Politis’ WFM Motors Pty Ltd acquires a substantial interest after the death of Alan Piper.
Metro/Torque Ford and Toyota business acquired.
A.P. Eagers posts a record pre-tax profit of $12.3 million and acquires Jaguar franchise.
Market capitalization passes $100 million.
City Automotive Group Pty Ltd acquired in July with Mitsubishi, Subaru and Peugeot franchises. Record Group pre-tax profit of $17.2 million achieved.
Record Group pre-tax profit of $19.1 million achieved, turnover surpasses $1 billion.
A.P. Eagers acquires first interstate franchise, Bridge Toyota, in Darwin.
Brisbane Motor Auctions and Bayside Honda/Kia businesses acquired in first quarter.
Hidden Valley Ford and the Stuart Motor Group Darwin acquired August 2006.
Record group pre-tax profit of $36.8 million achieved inclusive of a $15 million profit on sale of surplus property.
Record group pre-tax trading profit of $40 million achieved on turnover of $1.67 billion.
Surfers City Holden, Saab and Hummer acquired in August 2007.
Kloster Motor Group acquired in February 2007.
Klosters is the largest automotive retailer in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley region of New South Wales with exclusive representation for BMW / Mini, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Suzuki and VW.
Bill Buckle Auto Group acquired in March 2008.
The Bill Buckle Auto Group is the premier motor dealership group in Sydney’s Northern Beaches region of Brookvale and Mosman and was A. P. Eagers first acquisition in the Sydney market. They operate four premium brands, Toyota, Volkswagen, Subaru and Audi.
Record group net profit before tax of $52.5 million, record underlying profit before tax of $50.1 million and record annual dividend of 62 cents per share.
Late 2010 witnessed further expansion of the group’s truck and bus operations with the acquisition of Western Star, MAN, Dennis Eagle and Foton truck franchises at Sydney Truck Centre in Narellan, NSW, and Hyundai truck franchises at both Dandenong, Victoria, and Regency Park, South Australia, together with the Higer bus franchises at both Regency Park, South Australia and Narellan, NSW.