Welcome to Automotive City
2018 & 2019 AAA Top Shop Award Winner!
Automotive City is the number one choice in auto repair here in Grass Valley CA. The business was started in 1967 in San Francisco and purchased by Ken Cook in 2005. We have 4 full-time auto repair mechanics on staff and the lead mechanic is an ASE Master Mechanic and Licensed Smog Technician. Automotive City is a AAA Approved auto repair facility and an accredited member of Better Business Bureau with an A+ Rating since 1998.
Prior to purchasing Automotive City, Ken designed Automotive Test equipment at Hewlett-Packard’s Test and Measurement division in Sunnyvale, CA. Ken’s electronic test and design background gives the business an edge when it comes to today’s cars – integrated electronics and sophisticated controls. Ken operates his business based upon the standards of business conduct that he learned from his 21 years of working at Hewlett-Packard: Honesty - Integrity – Trust – Respect
What makes us different?
Your car is something you simply can't function without and when your vehicle stops working as it should, you need a dependable auto repair shop to get to the bottom of the problem as quickly as possible. In Grass Valley, the auto repair shop to trust is Automotive City. Whether your car is in need of a minor fix or an extensive overhaul, we'll give your vehicle our full attention until it's running the way it should be with the latest in Technology for servicing, diagnosing, and repairing your vehicle. We also have the latest diagnostic equipment to ensure we do it right.
- New Snap-On wireless diagnostic scope. Laptops with the latest Repair information, Schematics, and Technical Service Bulletins/Recall information to best advise customers.
- Powertrain Control Module Programming equipment (i.e. Flashing)
- New Pro-Cut PFM 9.2 On-The-Car Brake lathe – Rotor Matching System - to ensure smooth brake operation that meets the requirements of today’s tighter tolerances in brake systems.
- New Camera-Based Alignment equipment.
- Automotive City’s Mechanics are regularly sent to training classes to keep up with the latest changes in technology.
- Affordable auto repair services using highest quality parts available
- Accurate estimates and turnarounds
- Personal experience - we know our customer's on a first-name basis
- Comprehensive repairs - we want you and your family to be safe
- Convenient appointments and hassle-free scheduling
- Customer Services - We are always available to answer questions regarding new car purchases. Check out abnormal noises. We always offer free brake inspections.
- Free fault code retrieval - when that check engine light comes on.
- One-on-One discussions with our automotive mechanics.
We want your experience with us to be a positive one, and our courteous, knowledgeable mechanics will stop at nothing to get you back out on the road as quickly as possible. So the next time you find yourself in need of an auto repair shop, turn to the team at Automotive City. - Ken Cook, Owner