Skip links

OUR COMPANIES

COMPANY HISTORY

The Morris Group of Companies founded in 2005 by Walt Morris, was first established as an Automotive Dealership. After 15 years of setting new standards of excellence Morris Group expanded their enterprise adding more brands of Automotive Dealerships, a Charter Bus Company, an Automotive Service & Repair Center, a full-service Car & Truck Wash, a Storage Facility, and a U-Haul franchise.

Morris Group of Companies looks forward to the future and expanding their footprint to serve communities across Canada.

DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP RAM PARTNERSHIP

Walt Morris partnered with Alberta Automotive Group to acquire both Winnipeg Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Westport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Then merging the two dealerships at the former Westport building in the Pointe West Autopark. This created Manitoba’s largest Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram dealership and under Walt’s leadership, it rose quickly to be number 1 in retail sales on the Prairies for 12 consecutive years.

2005

WINNIPEG COLLISION CENTER

Walt Morris built and designed one of Winnipeg’s largest state of the art Collision Centers which was a division of Winnipeg Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.

2008

WALT MORRIS GROUP OF COMPANIES ESTABLISHED

Walt Morris, founded the Walt Morris Group of Companies.

2009

RED RIVER CO-OP SPEEDWAY

Walt Morris Group of Companies adds the Red River Co-Op Speedway to the organization. It is Western Canada’s largest oval stock car race track.

2009

WINNIPEG SUZUKI

Walt Morris Group purchased the former Formula Suzuki in the Waverley Automall, renaming the dealership to Winnipeg Suzuki.

2010

WINNIPEG AUTOSPA

Walt Morris Group established Winnipeg Autospa a complete interior detailing and exterior wash company servicing cars, SUV’s, vans and light duty trucks.

2013

WALT MORRIS PRE-OWNED SUPERCENTER

Suzuki Motor Corporation removed themselves from the North American vehicle market. Walt Morris Group then restructured naming it’s Waverley Automall dealership, Walt Morris Pre-Owned Supercenter.

2014

WINNIPEG VEHICLE FINANCE & LEASING

Walt Morris Group established Winnipeg Vehicle Finance & Leasing, its own in house finance and leasing company.

2014

EXCLUSIVE BUS LINES

Walt Morris Group founded Exclusive Bus Lines, becoming one of Manitoba’s largest charter bus & tour companies.

2014

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR FINALIST

Walt Morris, founder of Walt Morris Group of Companies was a finalist in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year program. He was one of the 50 finalists chosen from across Canada for his entrepreneurial success.

2016

KENORA CHEVROLET BUICK GMC

Walt Morris Group expanded it’s enterprise into neighbouring province Ontario acquiring former Kantola GM in Kenora, renaming the dealership to Kenora Chevrolet Buick GMC.

2016

VICE PRESIDENT APPOINTED

Walt Morris appoints his brother Wade Morris, as Vice President of the Walt Morris Group of Companies.

2017

REBRANDED TO MORRIS GROUP OF COMPANIES

Walt Morris Group of Companies rebranded, changing its name to Morris Group of Companies.

2017

FULL OWNERSHIP OBTAINED

Morris Group sold their ownership of Winnipeg Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Winnipeg Collision Center. All companies within the Morris Group are now solely owned by founder, Walt Morris.

2017

EXCLUSIVE CAR & TRUCK WASH

Morris Group grew the original detail center Winnipeg Autospa, relocating to a larger facility and renaming it Exclusive Car & Truck Wash. The business expanded into heavy truck detailing and exterior washes, also servicing RV’s, campers, trailers and boats in their oversized wash bays.

2017

KENORA HONDA

Morris Group adds to its automotive dealership network with the purchase of Olson Honda in Kenora, Ontario renaming the dealership to Kenora Honda.

2018

MASERATI OF WINNIPEG & ALFA ROMEO OF WINNIPEG

Morris Group brings a new level of luxury to Winnipeg, opening its doors to Maserati of Winnipeg and Alfa Romeo of Winnipeg. A complete and extensive redesign was performed to the Walt Morris Pre-Owned Supercenter location in the Waverley Automall, to reflect the elegance and class of the new home to the Maserati and Alfa Romeo brands.

2018

HEADINGLEY WEST STORAGE

Headingley West Storage was established by Morris Group offering personal and commercial, year-round outdoor storage.

2019

EXCLUSIVE BUS SERVICE & REPAIR

A division of Exclusive Bus Lines, Exclusive Bus Service & Repair offers a wide range of mechanical services for all types of buses and coaches.

2020

U-HAUL WINNIPEG WEST TRUCK & TRAILER RENTALS

U-HAUL Winnipeg West Truck & Trailer Rentals was established by Morris Group offering an easy moving process when you rent a truck or trailer to travel anywhere across North America.

2020

waltmorrispreownedvehicles.ca

For over 25 years Walt Morris has been a trailblazer in the automotive industry. Now Morris Group of Companies has revolutionized the vehicle shopping experience, moving Walt Morris Pre-Owned Supercenter completely online. The first and only online vehicle shopping and purchasing experience of its kind.

2021

AUTOTRADER CANADA’S BEST PRICED DEALER AWARD

Morris Group Automotive is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Priced Dealerships.

2021

WESTWOOD AUTO-TEC

Morris Group acquires one of Winnipeg’s longest running automotive service centers, Westwood Auto-Tec.

2021

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MORRIS GROUP OF COMPANIES

OTHER LINKS

Walt Morris

About Us