BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Elias W. "Chuck" Haddad has passed away at the age of 85, according to his family.
Haddad passed away just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Haddad was the President and Founder of Haddad Automotive Group. He was a partner of BMW, Nissan, Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat and the owner of the Kia and Dodge dealerships.
Arrangements for the Celebration of Life will be announced in the coming days. Flowers and cards can be sent to Haddad Dodge, 3000 Harris Road in the Bakersfield Auto mall.