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The Big Three

I grew up in Windsor, Ontario which is a blue collar city. (I moved to Toronto in 1980 to pursue my white collar aspirations.) The 60’s and 70’s were the heyday for the city and The Big 3 (Chrysler, Ford & GM) employed thousands of workers. The auto unions had enormous power and their members received excellent wages and benefits. The Auto Pact between Canada
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Auto Dealers

Scarborough Auto Dealers

My wife and I are older and wiser now and we have learned from our negative car buying experience at Toronto Dodge when we were younger. We don’t take crap from anyone these days, especially car dealers. After several years of being loyal Ford customers, it was time for a change and we wanted to look at buying an import model. We drove a mini-van for years as
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Donway Ford

Donway Ford

From 1995 to 2007 my wife and I leased 7 vehicles from Donway Ford (Probe, Windstar x 2, Contour, Freestar, Focus x 2). My brother worked at Ford in Windsor and that qualified us for family plan pricing which was not available to the general public at that time. I always liked the family plan because the final sale price was predetermined with no haggling and playing games with sales
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Toronto Dodge

Toronto Dodge

After we had our second child in 1991 we knew it was going to be difficult to transport two toddlers in a small car with all the accompanying gear. It was time to buy our first mini-van and ride in comfort. Chrysler was the pioneer of min-vans and they priced their vehicles just right for families like ours. Working downtown I frequently passed the Toronto Dodge dealership on Front
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Maintenance and care

Active Green and Ross

Car repairs can be stressful, especially for someone like me who knows very little about auto mechanics. You’re at the mercy of the mechanic and you trust what they say to be true. Most mechanics are honest, but some are not. It’s downright slimy when dishonest mechanics take advantage of unsuspecting women who tend to know even less about cars than men like me.
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05/24/2019