The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change package, which helps promote 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 helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians—all of which have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)—service vehicles at Jiffy Lube. In addition to performing oil changes, technicians offer preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical-system maintenance, among others. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
Founded in 1983 with a combination of Alan Cox’s mechanical know-how and Sherry Richardson’s business savvy learned at Georgia State University, Alan Cox Automotive has grown to include a team of ASE-certified technicians ready to revamp cars from Honda, Acura, Kia, Hyundai, and more, with services that span both the performance and racing spectra. Today, Sherry's technicians keep roadsters in highway-ready condition with general maintenance services and soup up autos with DynoTune installations, engine modifications, and novelty hood ornaments. Technicians stay in work mode outside of the garage, from Marshall Winkeljohn earning car-show plaudits for restoring a 1979 Honda Accord LX two-door from the frame up, to Jeremy Bucy cranking gears under pressure as a pit-crew member for Black Dog Racing.
Whether inside their two facilities’ work bays or on location in area driveways, Dunwoody Detailing & Window Tint’s technicians orchestrate automotive makeovers with hand wash and detailing sessions. Cars can let cleanses come to them, with mobile crews hauling equipment within a 12-mile radius of zip code 30324. Two decades of window-tinting experience guides glass tech’s steady hands as they accent vehicles and businesses with film chosen from a wide selections of shades and styles. In addition to tech-performed services, the facility helps drivers restock supplies for at-home care, packing its shop with more than 200 commercial-grade products including Blue Tire Shine, Carnauba wax, and the password that unlock each city’s secret radio stations.
The ASE-certified technicians at Atlanta Undercar Specialists, including owner and Marine Corps veteran Wayne Rowedder, know the undercarriages of a huge variety of vehicles like the backs of their oil-streaked hands. Utilizing more than 20 years of experience in the field, the techs replace oil, align tires, and ensure drivetrain functionality in speedy appointments. They also make quick work of brake checks and coolant system repairs, and they evaluate axles and timing belts during maintenance visits. Their services are all geared toward keeping each four-wheeled family member running year round, with oil changes, tire rotations, and advanced diagnostic services available should the horses in the engine become unruly.
Marina Limousine & Car Services dispatches a fleet of luxury vehicles to transport passengers in style throughout metro Atlanta, stopping at sought-after destinations such as the Georgia Aquarium and Stone Mountain Park or simply facilitating easier business travel. Up to 10 passengers can stretch their legs and ride to proms, professional events, or through their nemesis’s living room inside a stretch limo, and smaller groups clamber aboard a luxurious Lincoln Town Car or Navigator. Airport transport is one of the operation’s specialties—Marina sends its licensed and insured chauffeurs to tote globetrotters to Hartsfield-Jackson in the vehicle of their choice, including a shared-ride van.
For more than a decade, Presidential Wash and Detailing's auto-cleaning technicians have honed their generous slate of hand-wash and wax packages. Rising above traditional tire dressing and interior vacuuming, their repertoire encompasses specialty services such as buffing, deep conditioning and shampooing, and engine cleaning. If none of these packages fit the bill, the technicians will work with customers to create personalized service plans that accommodate cars with two or three trunks or glove-compartment wormholes. The techs hone their scrubbing techniques at their Marietta location or on the road, traveling to meet dirty cars on location for quick, spotless cleaning sessions.