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Steve Risso, President of Teddy Nissan in Bronx, New York, admits he was "a little skeptical" when he first learned about Nissan Express Service. But he soon changed his mind after at-tending the Nissan Express Service workshop. "After I saw all of the facts, I was impressed," says Steve. In fact, he says the Express Service program, which the dealership started in March 2011, has been very successful. "I am completely satisfied with it." READ MORE

Teddy Nissan rewards a shining Bronx student.

Bronx, New York, United States of America  ( April 11, 2011 -- Teddy Nissan ( ) is keeping its promise to support local education, granting a three-year scholarship to a deserving high school sophomore and Bronx resident. Last week, Lamar Arias, was presented with a scholarship to continue his studies at Cardinall Spellman High School, the honor roll student?s top choice private school, through graduation. READ MORE

Teddy Nissan Selected to Retail Nissan NV Commercial Van

February 16, 2011 Bronx, NYC: Teddy Nissan ( ) is expected to gain market share in the New York City area after being selected by Nissan to represent and retail the 2012 Nissan NV, the Japanese manufacturer?s first full-sized  commercial van, as well as the first imported brand of its kind available in the United States. READ MORE

Teddy Nissan leads the way Hiring 74 new employees at its dealership in Bronx, NY
Bronx, NY October 29, 2010: Despite record unemployment in the Bronx, NY and nationally, local upstart car dealer Teddy Nissan ( ), hires 74 new employees this year and increases sales from 30 vehicles a month to over 250 vehicles per month. READ MORE

Teddy Nissan Increases Sales from 30 to 225 in Only 9 Months

Teddy Bessen and Steve Risso Resurrected a Closed Dealership and Paid Off the Entire Cost of the Store in Only 9 Months

How did the same dealership with the same brand in the same location increase their sales from only 30 cars a month to nearly 300 cars per month in only a half year?s time during the recession? Teddy Nissan, formerly Cox Nissan, was purchased in August 2009 by Ted Bessen, formerly a partner of Potamkin Automotive Group, and Steve Risso, an automotive veteran who ran multiple stores and NADA 20 groups. READ MORE 

Teddy Nissan - New General Manager Announcement

Teddy Nissan welcomes new General Manager Julio Batista


BRONX, N.Y. (Teddy Nissan) - Exciting changes are happening at Teddy Nissan, as they have appointed a new General Manager, former Finance Director Julio Batista.

Julio has been a part of the Teddy family for nearly a decade. He began with Teddy Nissan in 2009 as Finance Manager, and after implementing several extraordinary policies, moved up to Finance Director.

Since the age of 19, Julio has gained over 25 years of experience in the Automotive Industry. He also has previous and current successes operating several real estate companies.

His combined business achievements pay tribute to his personal management style. Julio's emphasis on proactive involvement and open-door policy to all members of the dealership staff creates an inviting atmosphere. Julio says he wants Teddy to provide "the best car buying and service experience ever!" He achieves this by promoting a great working environment through a culture of respect.

Julio is further prepared to lead Teddy Nissan with his education and training. He has completed the JM&A Finance Training Program and is a graduate candidate of the National Automobile Dealer Association's well-regarded Leadership Program. His passion for continued education is active at the dealership as well, as he strives for both himself and others to complete training for self-improvement, adding value to the organization.

At home, Julio enjoys quality time with his wife and son. He is also involved in many charitable causes, including Breast Cancer awareness and the Diabetes Foundation.

"I am excited for the course Teddy Nissan is about to embark upon!" said Founder and Owner Ted Bessen. The dealership extended sincere congratulations and thanks to Julio.

About Teddy Nissan:

Located at 3660 Boston Road in the Bronx, Teddy Nissan was founded on a vision of creating a world-class operation: a high-volume, high customer satisfaction, profitable business.

Owner Ted Bessen has pioneered one of the highest volume dealers in the Northeast, and one of the top customer satisfaction dealers in the state of New York, featuring an extensive line of new and pre-owned Nissan vehicles.

For more information, call 888-492-7257 or visit


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