Auto Tech Marion NC
How we can help you
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE
INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT
AUTO TECH REPAIR
PROCESS IN DETAIL

Put experience to work for you

For over 45 years, AutoTech has been providing the highest quality service, dedicated to getting your vehicle back on the road as quickly as possible.

Using state-of-the-art equipment, the highest quality replacement parts, and ASE  and I-CAR certified technicians and craftsmen, you can trust Auto Tech. And we also offer glass services too!

Raising the Bar in Customer Service

For your convenience, we offer E-mail and Text message updates, including photographs, of your vehicle while it is being repaired, and every vehicle gets a clean-up and is shining like new when you pick it up! We also offer after hours drop-off and vehicle delivery or pick up.

Let us handle it for you

We work with all insurance companies for you. Let us assist you in filing your claim, faxing or emailing photographs, receipts, and even other estimates to your insurance company. We offer this service and professional, computer print-out estimates at no cost to you.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We guarantee our work and your satisfaction! We put your safety first when choosing parts and making repairs. Get it done right the first time at Auto Tech Collision Center.

About Auto Tech

Put experience to work for you

For over 45 years, Auto Tech Collision Center and Auto Body Repair has been providing high quality  service to our customers.

We work with all insurance companies for you. Let us assist you in filing your claim, faxing or emailing photographs, receipts, and even other estimates to your insurance company. We offer this service and professional, computer print-out estimates at no cost to you.
 
We guarantee our work and your satisfaction! We put your safety first when choosing parts and making repairs. Get it done right the first time at Auto Tech Collision Center. 

•    45 Years experience in Collision Repair
•    Quality replacement parts
•    Akzo Nobel and Sikkens Brand Paint /3 m Materials
•    2 "State of the Art" Pressurized Paint Booths 

      one accommodating larger        vehicles
•    Frame Straightening/ Magna-Rack Chassis Straightener
•    ASE  and I-CAR Certified Technicians


For your convenience, we offer E-mail and Text message updates, including photographs, of your vehicle while it is being repaired. Every vehicle gets a clean-up and is shining like new when you pick it up! We offer after hours drop-off and vehicle delivery or pick up.


One Text could WRECK it all!

Do you text and drive? 


They call it "distracted driving", and it is the cause of over 3,000 deaths a year and around 350,000 injuries - that's almost TEN TIMES the population of McDowell County!

You may have seen the wrecked vehicle that we have been responsible for placing around the city of Marion recently. It's been at Hollifield Automotive, Club Fitness, McDowell High School, and Fastenal. Take a good look. Take another long hard look. That car was involved in a wreck, don't let it happen to you, because you absolutely could not wait just a few seconds to read that small screen. 


David Hicks

FROM THE MCDOWELL NEWS 2011 ARTICLE:

Editor’s note:  This isthe first in a five-part series profiling small businesses in McDowell Countyin recognition of Small Business Week. The featured businesses were chosen bylocal commerce officials.

 By MIKE CONLEY

When he was a sophomore at Nebo High School, David Hicksstarted working in auto body repair. He got interested in it and would go on towork at various body shops in McDowell and other places.

About 15 years ago, Hicks decided it was time for him tooperate his own body shop and go into business for himself. He opened Auto TechCollision Center at 3839 U.S. 70 East between Marion and Nebo.

David Hicks

For a long time, Hicks did much of the work himself. Now, he has a 4,500-square-foot shop and a 252-square-foot mechanical room for other repairs. His business also has six workers, not including himself.

Auto Tech Collision Center does various kinds of repair work for automobile bodies. This includes cars and trucks damaged in wrecks or from other kinds of damage, like hail. On Thursday, Hicks’ shop was filled with autos that were being repaired because of hail damage.

The employees at Auto Tech work on antique cars, collision repairs and paint needs. They fix shattered windows and install new glass. They also work on mechanical repairs that are related to collisions and frame repair, too.

When he worked on his own, Hicks did the body repairs alone. Now that he has expanded his business, he has created new jobs and provided even better service to customers.

“People are pleased when they get their car done,” said Hicks, who is 57. “It’s a good feeling.”

Last month, Auto Tech Collision Center held a grand opening for its new building on U.S. 70 East. The celebration featured live entertainment by The Roadrunnerz, a band that plays new country and rock music. The Route 70 Cruisers and other local car enthusiasts brought their vintage autos for a car show. Folks were able to enjoy free barbecue and grilled hotdogs and hamburgers. In addition, the grand opening was a benefit for the Good Samaritan Clinic of McDowell County. Representatives with the free medical clinic were on hand to answer questions and talk to potential volunteers.

Office Manager Tanya Williams said one of the biggest challenges for the business is letting the public understand the differences between Auto Tech and other body shops. To help get the word out, Auto Tech advertises in The McDowell News every month and is now on Facebook.

In addition, Auto Tech Collision Center is a member of the Better Business Bureau and the McDowell Chamber of Commerce. Hicks was recently named to the chamber’s board of directors. He and his workers are also certified technicians.

Furthermore, Auto Tech Collision Center sends out text messages and photos to customers’ cell phones as a way to keep them informed about what is happening with their cars. Williams said the customers like that feature.

Hicks stated it is all a part of being a good business owner.

“It’s rewarding being able to create jobs and send out a good finished product you can feel good about,” he said. “Of course, you can’t please everybody, but we try.”

Our Services

Auto Body Repair

You can trust Auto Tech representatives to help with all of your collision repair or auto body repair needs. From the initial estimate all the way to getting you back in the driver's seat, our certified collision center will get your vehicle repaired properly. Auto tech is an established and trusted Auto Body Shop that works closely with your insurance company to provide you with fast and accurate accident repair. We work with the insurance companies FOR YOU!

•    Collision Repair

•    Paintless Dent Repair

•    Dent, Ding and Scratch Repair

•    Bumper Repair

•    Body Panel Repair

•    Auto Restoration

 

Auto Collision Repair

Our collision shop can perform frame straightening, interior repair, mechanical repair, body panel replacement or dent repair, complete color matched painting and auto glass repair.

We provide a thorough automotive repair. What appears as a minor fender bender can result in significant damage that isn't visible until the body panels are removed.

You can count us to keep you informed of our discoveries and the status of your vehicle as it moves through the repair process.

Major Collision or Full Auto Body Painting

Our auto paint shop also specializes in full auto body painting as part of collision repair. We use top of the line materials making sure your vehicle’s paint matches and shines BEAUTIFULLY!
Major Collision or Full Auto Body Painting

Experienced Auto Body Painters

The auto paint specialists at Auto Tech Collison Center stand by to assist you with your repair or custom auto paint ideas. Our years of experience and certification provide you with the peace of mind to know that you have chosen the right auto paint shop.

Glass Replacement

Adhesive bonded glass parts like the windshield, rear quarter glass and rear window glass are a key component of the structural integrity of your vehicle. Proper installation is important to maintaining the safety and structural integrity of your car. Our certified technicians use advanced adhesives and OEM quality glass to keep your automobile in top condition.

Working with Your Auto Insurance Company

We know how traumatic an accident is and that each insurance company has its own procedure. This is why we assist you with your insurance company transactions. We provide detailed information regarding the collision repairs and work closely to guide you through the steps in the process of dealing with auto collision paperwork. Rest assured we are with you every step of the way.

Find Us

Our location on Rutherford Road, Marion is convenient for all areas of McDowell Burke Counties, and close to the I40.

We'd Love To Hear From You!

Mailing Address:
1722 Rutherford Road
Marion NC 28752
Telephone:
(828) 652-5049
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