Welcome to Parkway Honda in Dover
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We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!
If you don't see what you are looking for, click on CarFinder, fill out the form, and we will let you know when vehicles arrive that match your search! Or if you would rather discuss your options with our friendly sales staff, click on Directions for interactive driving directions and other contact information. We look forward to serving you!
Pictured form left to right, O. Glenn Mears Jr., Soichiro Honda, and Dana Mears - Japan, October 1972. Just one picture in time of our humble roots at Parkway Honda.
During the history of the Parkway Auto Group, we strived to create a great customer experience. Our dealerships include Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Nissan, and Honda. We also offer automotive services through Parkway Performance, Parkway Detailing, and Mighty Auto Parts. At the Parkway Auto Group, we have devoted ourselves to serving our customers and the community.
1957 - Glenn Mears Sr. opened Park Marine, a boating company
1960’s - Glenn Mears Sr. opened Honda Motorcycle dealer, Company becomes Park Cycle and Marine
1967 - Glenn Mears Jr. and John Mears start working for their father at Park Cycle and Marine
1970’s - BMW Motorcycles was added to Park Cycle and Marine
1970’s - Park Cycle and Marine added Honda cars and eventually phases out boats and motorcycles
1970’s - Glenn Mears III and Mark Mears start working at the dealership
1982 - Acquired Park Honda South point
1985 - Glenn Mears III start working on the accounting at Park Honda South
1986 - Glenn Mears III sent to Sunshine Honda and Acura to learn the business in Michigan
1987 - Glenn Mears III came back to Ohio and started at Sunnyside Honda as a used car manager
1987 - March 1, 1987, The Parkway Auto Group started as Park Honda South, on 4th Street in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Over the years it grew, and set one of the highest Honda new car penetrations in the state of Ohio.
1992- Purchases land for Park Honda South
1999 - Opened Park Performance when part of the New Philadelphia location was vacated. This served as Parkway Auto Group’s “performance shop”, providing automotive accessories.
2002 - The Parkway Auto Group acquires Nissan Lincoln Mercury from the Nemetz Family.
2004 - The Parkway Auto Group was awarded the Suzuki franchise to the Honda location in New Philadelphia.
2005 - The Honda location moved into the blue and white image facility along I-77, two lots south of the Nissan Lincoln Mercury location. Suzuki became a standalone facility by remaining in the original location on 4th Street in New Philadelphia.
2012 - The Parkway Auto Group acquires Ford and Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram from the Humphrey Family
2013 - The Parkway Auto Superstore was established at 311 Commercial Parkway in Dover, Ohio. With this new addition came Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Lincoln moved into our new location that housed our Ford line.
2013 - Suzuki franchise closes
2015 - Parkway Nissan opens a brand-new facility at their current location.
2017 - Parkway Auto Superstore’s Ford Lincoln franchise opens brand new facility at their current location.
2017 - The Parkway Auto Group acquires Mears Nissan from Waikem Auto Family
2018 - Mark Mears becomes part owner of Parkway Honda
2021 - Parkway Performance moves from 4th Street location in New Philadelphia to 555 Commercial Parkway in Dover.
The Parkway Auto Group has served Tuscarawas County, Stark County and it’s surrounding areas for more than 35 years! We have satisfied thousands of customers by offering Saturday service, complimentary service loaner cars, extended weekday service hours, comfortable service waiting areas, FREE coffee, FREE WIFI, and the personnel you’ve grown to trust over many years.
So come on in and check us out! We think you’ll find a gem here at the Parkway Auto Group!