In 1954, Karl Story brought Frank Crippen from Miami to Lansing. Frank was Story's General Sales Manager for the next 10 years. Then in 1965, Frank moved his family back to Florida and opened his own dealership...

In 1973, Frank Crippen bought Starnaman Oldsmobile, just west of the Lansing Mall, and changed the name to Regency Oldsmobile. Frank's family remained in Florida while Frank made frequent trips to Michigan to oversee the Lansing store. He sold the Miami dealership in 1994 and sold the Lansing store to his son, Jeff.

Jeff, with wife Susie, and children Jeffrey 30, Nicole 28, Susanne 25, and Kristyn 20, moved to Lansing, and Regency Oldsmobile became Crippen Auto Mall.

Jeff had become accustomed to Michigan winters before the family moved back to Florida when he was nine. "We love it up here," says Jeff.

Jeff attended high school in Miami, and obtained his business degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1978. "The work force in Lansing is much more stable and the whole business environment is more trusting. Business flows easier -- there's more of a 'handshake business atmosphere."

Crippen holds franchises with Buick,GMC, Mazda, and Volvo. "We also offer pre-owned vehicles, a full service department, body shop, and parts department," Jeff says.

Jeff says his goal is to develop long-standing relationships with customers and employees, and to keep his staff well-trained.

"A vehicle is the second largest money expenditure a person is going to make," he says. "We want to ensure our staff can address the customers' concerns, and do it in a professional manner."

"What we're striving for is care for the customer. Whether it's buying, service, body shop, or parts, we want to ensure our staff exceeds our customers' expectations -- and will refer their friends to us."

See How We Make the Difference at Crippen Volvo Cars, Providing Volvo Drivers from Lansing, East Lansing, DeWitt, Mason and Charlotte With a Quality Experience

There are so many ways that we appeal to our customers, and it all starts with offering you a comprehensive dealership experience here at Crippen Volvo Cars. You get all your bases covered from the moment you walk in, and have us to help you every step of your journey as you own your vehicle.

We provide you with many standout new Volvo models, while you can also find a quality selection of used cars, as well. No matter what, you're going to find something that you want to drive off in. Along with that, we help you find a way to pay for your new or used ride with car loan and Volvo lease options, and work with you the entire time to find the best plan possible.

But, we also provide more than selling or leasing a vehicle to you. All car owners can take advantage of our onsite car service and maintenance department. Our team is highly-trained, and use the latest technology, tools, equipment and Volvo parts when we work on your vehicle, to give you a standout experience, and a long lasting ride that is properly cared for.

Throughout it all, you can count on Crippen Volvo Cars to give you the experience you desire. If you're interested in taking a closer look at any of the vehicles we have here in our showroom, you can stop in and check them out. We're located at 8300 West Saginaw Hwy. Lansing, Michigan, and a short drive away from East Lansing, DeWitt, Mason and Charlotte, and look forward to seeing you!


Crippen Volvo Cars

8300 W Saginaw Highway
Directions Lansing, MI 48917

  • Sales: (517) 627-8411
  • Service: (517) 627-8411
  • Parts: (517) 627-8411


  • Monday 8:30 am -8:30 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am -8:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed