HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. ("AAMCO"), franchisor of the world's largest branded chain of transmission specialists and an industry leader in total car care services, announced today the opening of its latest center in Chula Vista, California located at 1415 Broadway, Suite 103 in the South County Autoplex. To celebrate, the center will host a special event on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., which will include a classic car show featuring exotic and race cars – and the center's own AAMCO-branded truck – as well as food and door prizes. In addition, the community is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon along with local dignitaries and members of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce.
AAMCO of Chula Vista specializes in transmission repair and total car care services and features five full service bays, in addition to a diagnostic bay. The new owner, Dan Lingel, brings more than 20 years of experience in retail sales management and customer service to AAMCO. Lingel also leads an off-road racing team and plans to hold additional community events at his center in the future.
"I am incredibly proud to be part of the AAMCO family and excited to share my passion for cars with the community," said Lingel. "My goal is to provide each and every customer with the very best in service, so that AAMCO of Chula Vista becomes a trusted source for their automotive needs, and an integral part of the community. We invite local residents to take part in the celebration and meet our team at our grand opening event."
"We're thrilled to welcome Dan into the AAMCO family with the opening his AAMCO shop in Chula Vista," said Director of Operations for the AAMCO West Division, Brian Joo. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the new center, and his enthusiasm for cars and passion for customer service are the perfect combination for success. We look forward to helping Dan grow and watching his business thrive."
For more than 50 years, AAMCO's network of locally owned and independently operated automotive service centers has employed the latest technology. Expert technicians diagnose a repair, fix it right the first time and back it with a nationwide warranty. Known as the world's leading transmission expert, the company has evolved into a total car care brand that provides a variety of services including brake repair, tune-ups, shocks and struts, routine maintenance and more. AAMCO was named to Entrepreneur's 2016 Franchise 500®, ranking at the top of the transmission repair category. Based on network size, growth rate and financial strength, the brand also earned a spot on Entrepreneur's "Best of the Best" list. Additionally, AAMCO has been consecutively ranked on Franchise Times' Top 200+ for the last two years.
AAMCO of Chula Vista will serve customers on Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. – noon. For more information, please visit www.aamcochulavistaca.com or call 619-323-2070.
AAMCO is the world's largest branded chain of transmission specialists and a leader in total car care services. AAMCO has nearly 650 franchised automotive centers throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1962, AAMCO-branded centers are proud to have served more than 45 million drivers. For more information, visit: aamcofranchises.com, aamco.com or aamcoblog.com.
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SOURCE AAMCO Transmissions, Inc.