Miller Marina - Boyne City - 1959 to 1975
Purchased in 1959 and owned and operated by the late Walter & Teresa Miller, the marina was Gary's introduction to business. Located on Glenwood beach , the family was a dealer for Chris Craft, Clipper Craft Four Winns), Glastron, Slick Craft & Mercruiser. Around1966 they picked up Kawasaki & Triumph, which eventually led to . . .
US 31 Sales Company - Bayshore - 1971 to 1982
The family purchased the former Burnett's Tractor Sales building in Bayshore in 1971 and moved the Kawasaki & Triumph franchise to the highway location. After selling Kawasaki motorcycles & snowmobiles, Triumph motorcycles and Raider snowmobiles for about three years, Gary and Ginger acquired a Subaru franchise around 1974, and International Scout around 1977. US 31 Sales was sold in 1982 after the family business out grew the family and Walter & Teresa were looking towards retirement.
Miller Auto Sales - Petoskey - 1994 to 2008
Gary and Ginger, along with their son Scott, took advantage of an opportunity to own another small family business in Petoskey and bought the former Mouch's Auto Sales. Miller Auto Sales opened in February 1994 with six vehicles. Additional adjoining property was purchased in 1997 and the business slowly grew to handle 30-35 used cars, trucks, vans & SUV's. In 2005 Scott started selling a few used motorcycles and snowmobiles as a hobby, and in January 2009, Scott & his wife Jodi bought the business and merged "Scott's Cycles n' Sleds" with Miller Auto Sales to create . . .
Miller's US 31 Sales, LLC - 2009 to . . .
Scott & Jodi hope to continue the family history & heritage and will carry on the name and reputation with the help of Gary and Ginger as they eye "semi-retirement".
Miller's US 31 Sales, LLC moves - July 2009
Miller's US 31 Sales moved across the street from it's former location in July of '09. The purchase of the new building gave us 2.5 times the space, a real showroom, separate offices and a much needed increase in visibility. With the extra space, we plan to . . . .
Miller's become a Motor Trike dealer - June 2012
Miller's offer Penske Truck Rentals - December 2014
Miller's now offers Kuryakyn parts & accessories - February 2015