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In 1994, fervid car-lover Jason Grubb opened HP Racing and started reconditioning cars. As the business grew, the shop moved multiple times, until Jason and his team finally arrived at their current location in Glen Burnie. Grubb's modern shop features lifts, exhaust-bending equipment, and an entire department dedicated to window tinting. HP Racing technicians can install every item from a stock of parts, accessories, and motorcycle training wheels.

705 Crain Hwy.
Glen Burnie,
MD
US

The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Signature Service Oil Change package, which promotes the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car?it cools the motor and prevents moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians who have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) nurse vehicles at Jiffy Lube.

In addition to performing oil changes, Jiffy Lube's savants perform air-filtration, electricity, and windshield services, among others. The technicians' quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, only complete a service after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.

301 2nd St
Laurel,
MD
US

All Tune & Lube’s technicians never roll their eyes at a “stupid” question. Whether performing a simple oil change or overhauling an entire engine, the crew at this veteran repair shop—which first opened its doors in 1984—encourages customers to stay involved throughout the entire service, ensuring that both the customer and car are happy in the end. The crew puts both domestic and import vehicles through a range maintenance and repair services, and also offers miscellaneous tasks, such as towing, pre-purchase inspections, and engine conversion from diesel to vegetable oil or vegetable oil to maple syrup.

23 Hampton Park Blvd.
Capitol Heights,
MD
US

As both business partners and brothers, Mark and Robert Beichler pool more than 40 years of collective experience. With the help of a staff of ASE master technicians, these seasoned troubleshooters oust hard-to-find problems with services that range from computer diagnostics to oil changes, tune-ups, and repairing damaged parts. They're also certified to outfit autos with Goodyear tires and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Halloween costumes.

9126 Harford Rd
Parkville,
MD
US

The team members at Auto Giants specialize in keeping people on the road. In addition to helping visitors find the perfect new or pre-owned car, truck, SUV, or van on the lot, they also care for vehicles and ensure that they remain in peak condition. Service technicians handle everything from basic maintenance to intricate repairs for domestic and foreign automobiles. Whether they are changing the oil, running a computerized diagnostic, or fixing troublesome transmissions, the technicians take care to provide a written estimate and fully explain their plan of attack through interpretive dance.

4600 Branch Ave
Temple Hills,
MD
US

The ASE-certified mechanics of Nationwide Tire & Auto’s eight Virginia shops have kept domestic and foreign vehicular chariots rolling for more than half a century with AAA-approved repairs and tires from Yokohama, Goodyear, and Michelin. Certified emissions-repair facilities inhibit smog, and technicians educate patrons on each service performed. The center's eCustomer program stocks noggins with essential automobile information such as driving and safety tips and what to get a car for its 16th birthday. The shops also back up their parts and services with a 12-month or 12,000-mile warranty to ensure that newly smooth rides stay cruising during long road trips or motorized reenactments of the Olympic hurdles.

6948 S Kings Hwy
Alexandria,
VA
US