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Past, Future Intertwined at Bradenton, Fla., Chevrolet-Daewoo Dealership.

By Gary Taylor, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News

Oct. 27--BRADENTON, Fla.--The coming fifth generation of automotive Coxes represents nothing less than a phalanx, and even though the fourth generation, brothers Gary R. Cox and Steve Cox, is not near retirement age, planning has begun for the youngsters' leadership.

Fact is, if Tamra, 24, Kristopher, 24, Jennifer, 22, Kelly, 22, and Kyle, 20, all want to work in and take over the thriving auto dealership on Cortez Avenue West someday from their fathers -- and they are being encouraged to, even focused to do so with targeted school work -- Cox Chevrolet-Daewoo isn't near large enough for the five cousins. …

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