DRIVE is an automotive, collision, and truck repair consulting and training group. The purpose of DRIVE is to enhance the quality of life and improve the standard of living of shop owners throughout the automotive repair industry.


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DRIVE is an automotive, collision, and truck repair consulting and training group. The purpose of DRIVE is to enhance the quality of life and improve the standard of living of shop owners throughout the automotive repair industry.

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On the weekends, John Starkey loves to go out and surf big waves – the whole reason he moved to Hawaii.
Shop Profiles

Starkey's Automotive grows through great service and leadership

April 1, 2022
John Starkey found a niche in performing repair work for dealerships facing a months-long backlog. He talks about his journey to business ownership as DRIVE shines its Shop Spotlight...
Bryant Automotive
Shop Profiles

DRIVE selects Bryant Automotive for its January Shop Spotlight

Jan. 29, 2022
Located in Redding, California, with 53 rich years of history and counting
Joe Riscica's Auto Repairs
Shop Profiles

Joe Riscica's Auto Repairs stays in the family

Aug. 25, 2021
DRIVE names the Deer Park, New York, family-owned shop as its August Shop Spotlight winner.
Diamond Plated Automotive team
Shop Profiles

Shop acts as "family practitioner" — for vehicles

July 20, 2021
Diamond Plated Automotive of Wasilla, Alaska is named DRIVE's July Shop Spotlight
Owners Erik Lydiksen (left) and Kevin Reichelt.
Shop Profiles

Steller's Garage cares about customers and community

June 18, 2021
Steller's Garage in Shelton, Connecticut, has built its business on being a place customers can trust to fix their car properly the first time. DRIVE honors the shop as its June...
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Shop Profiles

Philosophy of helping people keeps shop going after 29 years

May 18, 2021
"Our employees have the same car factor as we the owners have," said Mark Bagg, owner of New Canaan Foreign Car Service, DRIVE's shop spotlight for May.
Dan Gray and the Oriole Automotive team
Shop Profiles

Oriole Automotive is the DRIVE Shop Spotlight for April

April 15, 2021
When Danielle Gray came on board to her parents' shop, Oriole Automotive, the fax was still being used and it was just her mom and dad doing everything in the shop.
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Service Repair

DRIVE Facebook Live series celebrates one year anniversary on March 17th

March 9, 2021
Since premiering in March of 2020, the goal of DRIVE FACEBOOK LIVE was to help shop owners.
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Shop Profiles

DRIVE announces Galveston Automotive Professionals as its February Shop Spotlight

Feb. 3, 2021
Located on the beautiful island of Galveston, TX shop owner John Eanes runs his business based on this philosophy: "If you keep your current customers happy, you will never have...
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Service Repair

DRIVE announces Yeoman Service Center as its January Shop Spotlight

Jan. 11, 2021
Donny is the third Yeoman to run the business, which initially opened up in 1962

Articles & News

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Brian Bellante, DRIVE Masters
Service Repair

Goal setting unleashed: Your roadmap to achievement and success

Nov. 13, 2023
In the chaotic world of business, achieving success is often synonymous with setting and accomplishing goals. This is where the art of goal setting comes into play.
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Shop Profiles

DRIVE selects Fresno, California, shop for its August Spotlight

Aug. 21, 2023
Keith's Auto Repair Owner Keith Mayou is the third generation of his family to work on cars, and it’s easy to see that continuing his family’s legacy is one of the things he’s...
Service Repair

Does your shop have a 'playbook'?

July 26, 2023
When a situation continually presents itself in your shop, it’s useful to have a sequence of actions already mapped out.
J & A Transmission Team
Shop Profiles

DRIVE shines June Spotlight on J & A Transmission Auto Service

June 21, 2023
The owners of the family-run shop are known for caring about their customers and the quality of work they produce.
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Shop Profiles

Invest in your employees to invest in your shop

May 10, 2023
The best way to keep your shop successful is to keep your team happy.
Ace Auto Doctor Owner Larry Goff is carrying on his parents' legacy.
Shop Profiles

Bettendorf, Iowa, shop is DRIVE's April shop spotlight

April 6, 2023
Ace Auto Doctor & Repair has been operating for 54 years and counting.
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Shop Profiles

DRIVE selects Rocklin, California, shop for its March spotlight

March 16, 2023
With a dedicated team of seven, Performance Motor Works makes sure to deliver quality service to every customer that comes their way.
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Service Repair

How to hire and retain employees

Feb. 28, 2023
Recruiting never stops, even when you're fully staffed.
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Advanced Towing & Auto's Team
Shop Profiles

DRIVE selects Advanced Towing & Automotive for its January spotlight

Jan. 27, 2023
The Vernal, Utah, business has grown its business each year with new marketing tactics.
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Collision Repair

How to break through a plateau

Dec. 8, 2022
When you notice your body shop slowing down, it can be a good time to go through the details of how you run your business.

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Jen and Tony Ringham, owners of Precision Imports
Shop Profiles

DRIVE selects Precision Imports for its October Spotlight

Oct. 28, 2022
Quality service is provided by a dedicated and caring team.
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Shop Profiles

Shop owner implements technology to step away from daily operations

Sept. 30, 2022
Essential Auto Service Owner Rich Gregg has implemented digital inspections and other technology to allow him to step away from daily activities at his shop.
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Business & Finance

Are you making these marketing mistakes?

Sept. 2, 2022
Shop owners and DRIVE's marketing expert share what they've found to work.
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K-O Auto received AAA's 'Top Shop” award AAA in 2019 and 2020.
Shop Profiles

Rural Montana shop owner grows business while stepping away from daily operations

Aug. 9, 2022
Once feeling frazzled and overworked, K-O Auto Owner Jim Krell now feels in control of his success with the help of management consulting.
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Shop Profiles

Colorado shop owner grows as 'jack of all trades'

July 26, 2022
With a beginning in service and repairs of farm equipment, Diamond G. Repair, in Montrose, is a true 'general repair' shop.
Courtesy of JAR Performance Automotive
JAR Automotive is a Gold Certified NAPA AutoCare Center, with NAPA as its primary supplier.
Shop Profiles

Kansas shop owner repairs cars — and the public's perception of automotive technicians

June 13, 2022
JAR Performance, DRIVE's June Shop Spotlight selection, has increased its annual sales by 340 percent since opening in 2016 and is moving to an expanded location within a year...
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Service Repair

10 things a great shop owner does every day

June 10, 2022
Incorporate these tasks into your routine to see your business grow.
Co-owner Wes Cole
Shop Profiles

Mississippi shop provides 49 years of family-friendly service

April 27, 2022
DRIVE has selected the shop for its April Shop Spotlight
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Industry News

DRIVE announces EXPO 2022 dates

March 23, 2022
The four-day gathering will be held Aug. 25-28 in Orlando, Florida.
Copeland's Garage Summer And Winter Warren Maine
Shop Profiles

Building a business from the ground up through reputable service

Feb. 25, 2022
DRIVE announces Copeland’s Garage as its February Shop Spotlight
John and Lynn Eanes, owners of Galveston Automotive Professionals in Galveston, Texas, show off the Packard they recently serviced.
Service Repair

Why it's important to be friends with fellow shop owners

Feb. 22, 2022
A trusted friendship provides an impartial outside view into your business from someone who understands what it is to own a repair shop.
Brian Bellante is owner of Auto Diagnostic & Repair, with locations in Antioch and Brentwood, California.
Shop Profiles

Auto Diagnostic & Repair holds integrity and honesty as its guiding force

Dec. 11, 2021
The California company, with locations in Antioch and Brentwood, is DRIVE's December Shop Spotlight selection.
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Service Repair

Training doesn't stop

June 25, 2021
A shop owner in Vermont prioritizes the importance of continued training and has used this philosophy as a pillar to his business's continued success.