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History

The Herbert Schnog family reached Curaçao in 1956 to work there for Herbert’s twin brother. Cordia Aruba in those days was the distributor for Borgward, Vanguard and Peugeot. Two of these brands do not exist since long.

Garage Cordia Aruba 1965 Cordia Aruba in 1965

After a while, to be exact in 1960, Herbert Schnog left for Aruba to establish a new business there. With the help of his brother he got the Peugeot agency for Aruba. At the same time he managed to get hold of the Volkswagen agency as well.

This is how Autorama N.V. started in Cura Cabai. After four and half years Herbert Schnog left Autorama N.V. because of a difference in opinion regarding the management’s policy.

Garage Cordia Aruba 1972 Cordia Aruba in 1972

After a short time, however, Mr. Schnog was approached by Toyota agents and obtained the agency for Toyota. He had stipulated as a condition that also his brother in Curaçao would obtain the Toyota agency.

This is how Cordia Aruba (GCA) opened her doors in July of 1965 with a supply of 10 cars and a few thousand dollars in parts. (Meanwhile GCA has sold more than 25.000 cars and has millions parts in stock.) The business grew rapidly and before a year had passed GCA had to move from the Caya Betico Croes to the L.G. Smith Boulevard 114. In the course of the years, the company plant has expanded three times.

Herbert and Hans Schnog Herbert and Hans Schnog

From its establishment until he 70’s Mr. Schnog ran the business completely by himself. In 1976 Mr. Herbert Schnog retired from the company and handed over the company to his son Hans Schnog. During the first years Mr. Hans Schnog managed the business together with Mr. Milo Daal.

On July 17, 2005, exactly 40 years after the company first opened her doors, Cordia Aruba introduced her new dealership facility at Camacuri. Since incorporation in 1965, Cordia Aruba's objective is to continuously and pro-actively expand delivery of its products and services to the market.

Parts

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday

CLOSED

Car Sales

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday

CLOSED

Car Service Reception

Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday

CLOSED

Garage

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday

CLOSED

Other Departments

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday

CLOSED

Sunday

CLOSED

Meet the Team

Management

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Danilo Werleman

Chief Executive Officer

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Frank Dennert

Chief Operational Officer

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Peter Dekker

Chief Financial Officer

Department Managers

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Alvin Thijsen

Sales Manager

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Claudia Luciano

Chief Accounting

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Martin Westveer

Bodyshop Manager

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Jean Pierre Lauwereys

After - Sales Manager

Sales Associates

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Franklin Oduber

Sales Representative

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Jacobo Winterdaal

Sales Representative

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Kimberly v/d Linde

Sales Representative

Service Advisors

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Franklin Ras

Service Advisor

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Jean Pierre Leañez

Service Advisor