CARQUEST Auto Parts Narrows the 2006 Excellence Award to 11 Finalists

CARQUEST Auto Parts Narrows the 2006 Excellence Award to 11 Finalists

The CARQUEST Excellence Award seeks to recognize the independent automobile service business that, through the course of everyday service excellence, exemplifies the professionalism necessary to build public understanding and respect for people working in auto service today.

CARQUEST Auto Parts has narrowed the 2006 Excellence Award to 11 finalists. The winner of the 2006 award will be named Oct. 6, in Orlando, FL.

This is the 15th year of the CARQUEST Excellence Award and the Technicians Advisory Council. The award is based on criteria such as industry involvement, number of ASE certifications, community involvement, training, shop appearance and customer service. The CARQUEST Excellence Award seeks to recognize the independent automobile service business that, through the course of everyday service excellence, exemplifies the professionalism necessary to build public understanding and respect for people working in auto service today.

2006 CARQUEST Excellence Award Finalists (Listed alphabetical by facility):
• AVC Auto Inc., Noblesville, IN;
• Broadway Estates Conoco, Littleton, CO;
• Buffalo Discount Muffler & Brake, Buffalo, NY;
• Car Pro San Antonio, San Antonio; TX;
• Larry’s AutoWorks; Mountain View, CA;
• MSJ Automotive Services, Ltd., Windsor, ON;
• Sparks Computerized Car Care, Omaha, NE;
• Story Bros, Inc., New Britain, CT;
• Sun Automotive, Springfield, OR;
• USA Automotive, Raleigh, NC; and
• West Town Monona Tire, Madison, WI.

CARQUEST Auto Parts has also announced 25 additional businesses who earned honorable mention in for the 2006 CARQUEST Excellence Award program.

2006 CARQUEST Excellence Award Honorable Mentions (Listed alphabetical by facility):
• Bartels Auto Clinic, Carol Stream, IL;
• Blue Ball Garage, Blue Ball, PA;
• Browns Auto Service, Billings, MT;
• Bud and Steve’s Auto Service, Newton, KS;
• Butler Muffler North, Leavenworth, KS;
• Central Service and Repair, Addison, IL;
• Costley Automotive Service, West Columbia, SC;
• D and B Motors; Gary, IN;
• Dan’s Auto Care Inc., Quincy, IL;
• Hurst Import Service, Independence, MO;
• Kings Auto Service Inc; Raleigh, NC;
• Krietz Auto Repair, Frederick, MD;
• Larry’s Auto Care Inc., Griffith, IN;
• McCoy’s Automotive, Santa Paula, CA;
• Mr Jim’s Service Center, Naperville, IL;
• Pellman’s Automotive Service, Boulder, CO;
• Rockdale Automotive, Joliet, IL;
• Southside Auto Tech Inc., Lincoln, NE;
• Steiner Automotive, Houston, TX;
• Stop and Go Services, Burlington, ON;
• Suddeth Auto Service, Columbia, SC;
• Sun Cities Tire And Auto, Sun City West, AZ;
• TDS Auto Repair, Sioux Falls, SD;
• Toms Automotive Service, Seattle, WA; and
• Triad Auto Specialties, Greensboro, NC.

For more information about CARQUEST, visit: http://www.CARQUEST.com.

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