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The History of North Amherst Motors


Cal’s Sunoco

nam-opening07-10-75Cal and Anne Potter opened their first automotive repair business in 1969.  Offering gas, mechanical repairs and towing, Cal’s Sunoco was just the beginning.  Throughout the 1970s, they operated service stations and a towing service.

On July 10th, 1975, Cal and Anne opened North nam-towing1975Amherst Motors to officially expand into repairing damaged cars, and also offering auto and truck rental, adapting to our community’s changing automotive needs.  Check out a brochure from the early 1980s!

cal-anne1993Moving from our Montague Road address to the new, and current Sunderland Road location allowed us to expand the services we could provide.early auto & truck rental brochure

Our growth and success has come as a direct result of our strive to continuously improve, our passion for what we do, and our emphasis on customer care.

Today, second-generation owners NAMpvtabusAndrew and Jocelyn continue the family traditions offering a wonderful, full-service experience from start to finish.