Marlow Auto Group In The News

Tri-State Nissan Receives the James R. Wilkens Sr. Legacy Award

By Cynthia Schneider | CEO | Top of Virginia Regional Chamber


April 2022: The Great Good Awards have long celebrated outstanding individuals and business for contributions they have made to the quality of life and economic stability of our region through genuine community commitment, dedication to excellence, and ethical & creative business practices. In recent years a new tradition has taken form in honoring our legacy members. This year we recognize twelve businesses with the new James R. Wilkins Sr. Legacy Award for every sixty years of membership.

Legacy is born out of impact. We strive as a Chamber to build an environment that is fertile for business to discover their own impact, building a legacy for the future generations to continue to thrive through the good times and bad.  READ MORE


VADA Member Profile: Emily Beck, Marlow Auto Group

Emily Beck, third-generation owner of Marlow Auto Group, becomes VADA’s chairwoman at this month’s convention


Emily Beck’s legal career put her on the road back to running the northern Virginia dealership her family started decades ago.

Beck, a former partner and vice chair of the dealership practice at the Hudson Cook LLP law firm, becomes our new Board chairwoman when we gather for our annual convention this month. She is the third-generation owner of Marlow Auto Group, the business her grandfather, Guy Marlow, started in 1947 as a Kaiser-Frazer dealership.

The business grew under Beck’s father, John Marlow, and now operates three stores: a Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram store in Front Royal, Va.; Tri-State Nissan in Winchester, Va. and Marlow Ford in Luray, Va…READ MORE

Auto Dealerships Working Through Inventory Woes

By MATT WELCH The Winchester Star Oct 9th, 2021

WINCHESTER — Near-empty car lots are not an uncommon sight these days in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Battling new and used inventory shortages as well as supply chain issues, car dealerships across the region have been learning almost on the fly at how to be innovative at solving what Marlow Auto Group President Emily Marlow Beck refers to as a “transportation problem.”

Car factories across North America, Europe and Asia have been closing at a high rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many other technology companies responsible for semiconductor chips used in new vehicles have been having to shift away from production due to demand in other technology areas.

This has put a strain on new car sales across the country…READ MORE

Hometown Faces: Meet John Marlow

By Royal Examiner August 30, 2021

Hometown Faces is a feature on the Royal Examiner where our publisher Mike McCool will introduce you to people you have seen on the street, or at your favorite restaurant. When you see them, you say, “Who is that?”

Recently, the Warren County High School Class of 1956 met in the home of Prudence Mathews, and our camera was there to meet the Class of 1956 and to share their memories…READ MORE

Marlow Auto Group’s Beck chairing Virginia Automobile Dealers Association

By MATT WELCH The Winchester Star Jul 23, 2021

WINCHESTER — When Emily Marlow Beck joined the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association in 2013, she knew one day she would have an opportunity to serve as its chairwoman.

That time has come for Beck, who served her way through the VADA’s rotational board and took the helm as the organizational chair on July 1. She will serve in the position for a year.

“Emily grew up around the business her whole life,” said Don Hall, VADA president and CEO. “She is a woman full of integrity. She’s less about her — she’s more about the greater good, and I have no doubt she is the right person for the role.”

Beck became president of Marlow Auto Group in 2010 and is a third-generation owner of the company. The auto group operates dealerships in Front Royal, Winchester and Luray and sells and services Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Nissan and Ford vehicles….READ MORE


Marlow Motor Company, Tri-State Nissan & Marlow Ford All Named a “Top Rated Dealer” for 2020 by Carfax

CARFAX Recognizes Nation’s Top-Rated Used-Car Dealers


CENTREVILLE, Va.March 15, 2021 — CARFAX is honoring an exclusive group of dealers rated highly by verified customers in its second annual Top-Rated Dealer Program. The 2020 CARFAX Top-Rated Dealers received an average of 4.6 stars out of a possible five stars.  

“CARFAX has more than 2.2 million verified customer ratings and reviews for dealerships around the country,” said Bill Eager, CARFAX Vice President of Dealer Business. “The Top-Rated Dealer program recognizes the best of the best for exceptional service and customer care…READ MORE

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Dealership: Pandemic Has More Car Shoppers Buying Online


By MATT WELCH The Winchester Star  — More and more consumers are turning to online means to obtain items during the coronavirus outbreak, and at least one area car dealership is seeing an uptick in its online presence as a result.

Marlow Automotive Group, which has locations in Winchester, Front Royal and Luray, sees that as a positive.

“It’s very clear that people are shopping remotely. I get a report every day from my e-commerce director, and he shows me how many people have been on our website and how many people have been looking at our products,” said Emily Marlow-Beck, who serves as president for the locally-owned and operated Marlow Automotive Group. “Typically, that’s an indication that good things are to come…READ MORE

Emily Marlow Beck

Marlow Motor Co

707 N Commerce Ave
Front Royal, VA 22630

Tri-State Nissan

1230 Millwood Pike
Winchester, VA 22602

Marlow Ford

1021 US Highway 211 West
Luray, VA 22835