Time magazine has named Frederick E. Hitchcock Jr., president of Puente Hills Toyota/Isuzu in City of Industry, as one of 67 dealers to receive the 1993 Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award, sponsored in cooperation with the National Automobile Dealers Assn.
The award recognizes outstanding franchised new-car dealers for exceptional performance in their dealerships and for distinguished community service. Winners are selected by faculty members at the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration.
Hitchcock, who has been in the automotive business since 1961, opened Puente Hills Toyota in 1981 and added the Isuzu line in 1987. He was nominated for the award by the California Motor Car Dealers Assn., which he serves as vice president. He is former national chairman of the American International Automobile Dealers Assn.
His community work includes serving as a trustee of the Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation and a member of the City of Industry's Manufacturers' Council.