MARSHALL, Va., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Leckner took over as owner of Marshall Ford on Friday, October 21, 2016 and has renamed the dealership at 8323 West Main Street, Marshall, VA, 20115, Leckner Ford of Marshall. The dealership was purchased from David Baird. Originally opened in 1915, the dealership is situated at the corner of West Main Street and Winchester Road in the heart of downtown. This Ford dealership serves the growing needs of Marshall and communities along the Route 66 corridor such as Warrenton, Gainesville, Front Royal, and Manassas, as well as all areas of Northern Virginia. Carl Leckner remarked on the purchase : "This beautiful dealership is one of the oldest dealerships in America and has served the transportation needs of the community since 1915. It is an honor to continue to serve the community." Carl describes his company's approach: "At Leckner, we earn the respect of our customers by offering outstanding service, a large selection of vehicles, and competitive prices. And we ensure that vehicle pricing is competitive with stores in much larger markets, so local customers don't have to travel far to get a great price. At Leckner, we strive to save customers up to $100 on their monthly car payment."