VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – US Auto Excellence has been added to the off-limits list to all Hampton Roads service members.
The dealership is located on 3336 Holland Road.
According to a Navy spokesperson, US Auto Excellence was added to the list due to the dealership’s participation in unfair business practices and an illegal business practice known as “bird-dogging.”
“Bird-dogging occurs when someone refers a prospective customer to a particular dealership or salesman for a given fee or compensation. According to Virginia Law, only salespersons licensed to a dealership can assist customers with a purchase of a vehicle,” the spokesperson said.
The current off-limits list includes the following establishments:
- 7 City’s Custom & Design, 1062 37th St., Norfolk
- 7 City’s Custom & Design, 117 E. Princess Anne Rd., Norfolk
- Blazin Herbs, 85 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton
- Mellow Smoke Tobacco Shop, 1948 Diamond Springs Rd., Virginia Beach
- Outer Edge Gifts, 760-B J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News
- . The Vault, 86 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton
- The Vault, 15435-B Warwick Blvd., Newport News
- The Vault, 4746 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes, Va.
- Unwind, 731 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Ste. B, Newport News
- Unwind, 389 W. 21st St., Norfolk
- US Auto Excellence, 3336 Holland Road, Virginia Beach