Automobile repair shop

A Saab 900 Turbo convertible undergoing regular maintenance at a Sam's Club service garage
A Chery A1 undergoing regular maintenance at a service garage in Ukraine

An automobile repair shop (also known as a garage) is a repair shop where automobiles are repaired by auto mechanics and technicians.


Automotive garages and repair shops can be divided into following categories:

Auto body repair

Automotive repair shops also offer paintwork repairs to scratches, scuffs and dents to vehicle damage as well as damage caused by collisions and major accidents. Many body shops now offer paintless dent repair, which is done by pushing the dents out from inside. OEM Certified Collision Centers have the highest standards .

See also

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  2. "Independent garages and the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption" (PDF). Independent garages and the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption. UK Government. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
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