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"An evening with Jim Cuddy" in support of the YWCA Toronto

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, the Downtown Automotive Group (DAG) proudly presented the acclaimed Canadian musical artist Jim Cuddy at the iconic Winter Garden Theatre in Downtown Toronto.

The event, which was attended by more than 400 people including DAG customers, vendors, automotive partners and DAG employees, was a resounding success raising funds which will go directly towards the YWCA Toronto Women's Shelters program.

Our corporate partners were instrumental to the success of the event and the results of the initiative that will be given to the YWCA Toronto.

With amazing music, delicious gourmet samplings and wine, the event demonstrated the community support for the YWCA Toronto Women's Shelters program and the deep commitment DAG has for the organization.
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Get To Know Your Nissan Event at Avenue Nissan (October 2016)

For the second time, Avenue Nissan hosted "Get To Know Your Nissan"; an event designed to bring our customers valuable information about their vehicle and servicing it in general.

Hosted by Ruby Lina, General Manager, the event featured Christine Mitchell - known better in the automotive industry as The Car Lady. Christine provide guests information about general service maintenance, answered questions from the attendees, and took everyone to the service bay to really "get under the hood".

Guests were also able to enjoy a delicious selection of gourmet samplings, wine and beer to enhance their experience.

Avenue Nissan joins the Importfest team for the first time - August 2016

Importfest is the biggest and baddest car show around and Avenue Nissan was proud to join the pit crew as a sponsor for Imporfest 2016.

Check out our video below to see the crazy cool cars we had onsite.

Nissan To Sit Out Super Bowl 50:

Automaker Focusing on Massive College-Sports Effort

One year after returning to NFL Super Bowl advertising for the first time in 18 years, Nissan Motor Co. is back off the field. The company said Wednesday that it has decided to skip Super Bowl 50. Nissan joins Ford Motor Co. on the Super Bowl sidelines this year.

Nissan spokeswoman Jeannie Whited said the automaker is focusing this year on a different sports-marketing strategy and wants to put more resources into that campaign.

The new strategy, announced last November, makes Nissan an official sponsor of 100 colleges and universities around the country, and puts Nissan's name, logo and products onto college sports events for the next four years.

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21 January 2016


With the holidays upon us, we want to thank our clients and guests for making 2015 a great year. More importantly, it was the engagement within our community that made the year a success.

Whether the sponsorship of a kids little league team or a holiday food drive, being able to connect with our community was outstanding and we look forward to being even more engaged next year.

The entire team at Avenue Nissan wishes the best for the season and 2016.

December Food Drive Campaign for the Daily Bread Food Bank


2015 B&O Yorkville Run

For the past 3 years the Downtown Automotive Group has been a principal sponsor of the B&O Yorkville Run in support of YWCA Women's Shelters.

The YWCA Women's Shelter is for women and their children fleeing abuse. It provides a free, safe, caring home and the counseling and support women need to heal and plan for the future.

The 6th Annual B&O Yorkville Run took place on Sunday, September 13 at 9:45 AM and was an overwhelming success with all 1,000 spots for registration quickly taken up by participants, the energy in the air on that brisk September morning was electric.
The various DAG teams (Lexus Downtown, Downtown Toyota, Downtown Hyundai, Infiniti Downtown, Nissan Downtown, Toyota on Front, and Avenue Nissan) came together for this event and raised almost $63,000 for the YWCA Women's Shelters & other local groups in need of support.

Shahin Alizadeh, President & CEO of Downtown Automotive Group, presented the cheque to B&O co-owner Jordan Korenzvit - the creator of the run - with great pride saying that the funds raised from the event make a difference in the lives of many & that DAG is proud to be a leading partner of the run.

Downtown Automotive Group Presents "Movies in the Park"

Posted 07/07/2014

Avenue Nissan along with the other dealerships of Downtown Automotive Group came together this summer to put the first "Movies in the Park" screening on Thursday June 26th, 2014.

The movie was The Princess Bride. The setting was beautiful Norwood Park on a gorgeous summer evening.

Downtown Automotive Group also hosted a pre-show barbecue event before the movie played at Norwood Park which was a big hit for the many children and families that came out to enjoy the show.

The movie started when dusk began and community members brought their chairs and blankets for the free movie night in the idyllic summer setting. Many of the children and families got in on the fun and were involved in choosing the next movie that will be screened on July 16, 2014.

Come out and join us next time when we will be showing the fan-favorite family movie Shrek! You won't want to miss it.
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