In 1983, Gerry Wood made a bold decision that would change the course of his business and set the stage for an incredible journey. That year, he purchased Southridge Lincoln Mercury, a pivotal move that marked the beginning of a storied relationship with Ford. Fast forward to 2023, the Wood Automotive Group is celebrating a significant milestone – 40 years of outstanding service, commitment, and growth.

Gerry Wood’s decision to delve into the automotive world with the acquisition of Southridge Lincoln Mercury was undoubtedly a game-changer. Little did he know that it would be the catalyst for a journey that would span four decades and establish the Wood Automotive Group as a true industry titan. From that first dealership, the group has expanded significantly and now includes a prestigious lineup of dealerships: Woodridge Ford Lincoln, Okotoks Ford Lincoln, Advantage Ford, Big 4 Motors, Village Honda, Driverz Auto, South Centre Volkswagen, and Okotoks Volkswagen.

To delve deeper into the journey of Wood Automotive Group and the incredible story behind our 40 years of success, we invite you to read the eight-page article below.

WAG 40th Anniversary