Archive | Auto Shops


How to Find a Reliable Auto Repair Shop

We know that finding a trustworthy auto repair shop can be difficult, which is why NARPRO is dedicated to helping consumers find honest mechanics.  We asked Bill Coniam, owner of one of our member shops 25th Street Automotive in Phoenix, for some tips on finding a reliable repair shop. You can also read more from […]

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New Shops on the Block

The NARPRO network is growing! Within the past four months, four new shops have joined NARPRO, and two of these shops are located in Tucson, contributing to our expansion. Read more about the four newest members of NARPRO…   Accurate Automotive (Mesa, AZ) – Owned by husband and wife team Lee and Kelly Weatherby, Accurate […]

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Motor Age Profiles NARPRO

Wow! Tschanen (pronounced Shannon) Brandyberry Editor of Motor Age Magazine has written a very laudatory feature piece about NARPRO in their February edition.   The article also appears online:   PLUS, NARPRO is the lead story on their weekly news show – take a look: Motor Age Profiles NARPRO was last modified: February […]

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NARPRO Quoted in Investors Business Daily

IBD used NARPRO as a great example of how to drive traffic and sales by having a third-party “Cetificate of Approval”. is a free-to-the-consumer Referral Service for Auto Repair and Auto Body Shops. Shops must pass 26 tests to EARN their recommendation. It feels great getting recognized by a publication like IBD. The writer […]

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NARPRO Members Sweep 2009 BBB Ethics Awards

Two NARPRO-recommended shops, Community Tire (4 locations) and Airpark Auto Service (Scottsdale) are the recipcient of the Better Business Bureau’s 2009 Ethics Award. This award is based on integrity, customer service, and community involvement.   Howard Fleischmann’s Community Tire won in the category of 21-50 employees and Nadine Grobmeier’s Airpark Auto Service was named the […]

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NARPRO Chosen “Best of the Valley”

Wow! Phoenix Magazine has chosen NARPRO as “The Best Way To Find A Good Mechanic” in it’s annual Best of the Valley Issue. This award is not only a tribute to our website,, but also to the 20 recommended shops that meet our tough 26 point standards. (See Phoenix Magazine, Sept 2008, p. 137) […]

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Low Price Come Ons

I can’t count how many auto repair ads I’ve seen that hype a really low price. And even with all we know about “too good to be true”, the low price stays in our head.   Have you heard this one? A chain store that specializes in brakes has advertised $99 brake jobs for years. […]

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