Johnny's Suzuki closes two dealerships (updated)

Update January 24: The Post and Courier has added more background and details with an updated story. If you want more, go read it.

First reporting: Two more local dealerships have kicked the bucket: Johnny's Suzuki of Summerville and Moncks Corner have closed citing a "downturn in the economy, the concurrent decrease in the number of customers seeking new vehicles, the lack of floor plan financing available for dealership inventory, and the lack of financing available to consumers for new car purchases."

suzukiRead more stories on this subject in our auto dealership topic page.Johnny's Subaru and Isuzu in West Ashley are staying open, as is the EZ Auto Sales in Moncks Corner, and the Johnny's Service Center in Moncks Corner is also staying open.

Earlier this month word broke that more than one-in-eight South Carolina dealerships called it quits during 2008.