Newton-Mike McGuire, president of McGuire Chevrolet Cadillac in Newton, has been named a Regional Vice President of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR). NJ CAR, founded in 1918, serves franchised new car and truck retailers throughout New Jersey. Its purpose is to promote the principles of commercial honor and integrity in the sale and service of motor vehicles. Additionally, the objectives of NJ CAR are to further any legitimate interests of its members, to keep its members informed on a variety of business matters, practices, trends and legislation, and to provide special products and services to its members. NJ CAR, a non-profit organization, is the political voice of the NJ auto dealers and also provides informational service on a wide range of topics from legal to operational for dealers. McGuire Chevrolet Cadillac has been long-time supporters of NJ CAR and he has previously served the organization as an alternate. McGuire joined the dealership in 1985 and was named Sales Manager a few years later. He assumed the presidency of the dealership in 1993 upon his father, Max McGuire's death. He has recently been named chairman of the 2004 "Y" Cares (Sussex County YMCA) Annual Support Campaign and is a member of the Newton Economic Development Advisory Commission, of the Steering Committee for Newton Memorial Hospital Foundation and a past Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Newton branch of Lakeland Bank. McGuire and his wife, Maureen, and their daughters, Kelly and Kaitlin, are residents of Sparta.