Stokes Automotive Group began in the early 60’s in Charleston SC as a small motorcycle sales and repair dealership. In the early 70’s Honda approached the Stokes Family with the opportunity to sell the first Honda cars imported to the United States as a franchise dealership. Stokes Honda was born. Edward Stokes with brother Jerry as General Manager worked diligently to develop what would become more than they could ever imagine. Even with the short supply and high demand of the new Honda vehicles American Honda gave the Stokes family another opportunity to open a dealership in Beaufort SC.
In 1981 Jerry Stokes moved his family to Beaufort to open the area’s first Honda dealership. Jerry and his wife Cecelia, with son JJ all lived in the second level of the original Honda dealership, currently Stokes Used Car Center... Read More »