More About Us

In 2006, Ray Aplin and Ed Stevenson, opened R.A.E.S. Auto Sales bringing over 60 years of combined professional experience to R.A.E.S. Auto Sales.

Raised in the car business, Ray Aplin has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. In the 1970's Ray worked along side his father in their successful, family owned dealership. Following his family tradition and personal passion, Ray continued working in wholesale and retail sales for one of the largest dealerships in Simcoe County.

Melanie Aplin's business background offers over 20 years in the Corporate Business environment and now bringing her business experience to RAES Auto Sales.

Since January 2008, Ray Aplin, Owner and Operator of R.A.E.S. Auto Sales, continues to bring a wide selection of top quality, low kilometre reconditioned vehicles, including high end warranty protection and flexible financing.

Ray stands behind what he sells, his personal motto is "the customer always comes first"!

Ray Aplin

Melanie Aplin


692 Dunlop Street West
Barrie, Ontario L4M 4S4


Phone: 705-726-0006
Cell: 705-790-6875

Hours of Operation (Winter Hours)

Monday 10a.m.–6p.m.
Tuesday 9a.m.–6p.m
Wednesday 9a.m.–6p.m.
Thursday 9a.m.–6p.m.
Friday 9a.m.–6p.m.
Saturday 10a.m.–5p.m.
Sunday Closed



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