Independent Factory Automotive Staff

Independent Factory Automotive -“Standing Out in the Crowd”

We are a complete factory level repair facility, “Factory trained Technicians without dealership prices” , all of us have dealership/factory training, 3 out of 5 techs have over 20 years auto repair experience at the factory level. ASE certified, factory (Mazda, GM, Ford, Nissan, Toyota, Subaru, Isuzu, Honda, Chrysler, Jeep, BMW, Mercedes Benz) trained.

Extra Mile Service

We stand by our work, that’s why we offer a 12 months/12,000 mile parts/labor warranty on every repair we do. Our customers also have access to a free local shuttle and always get a free car washing after service.

Fleet Service

Independent Factory Automotive is a Ge Capital Fleet and ARI approved fleet Provider/Vendor. Our extensive fleet provider list includes: Union Pacific Railroad, US Postal Service, Harry Clark Plumbing, Gills Electric, and Kaiser Hospitals. Call today for special fleet rates and maintenance schedules.

Articles and Reviews

Parts and People May 2008
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Better Business Bureau

Our Automotive Experts

Our factory certified technicians

Owner (Karl Despretter): 25 years in automotive, Master technician, ASE Cert, Service advisor, Service manager/Director.

Service Advisor (Rico Bland):  26 years in automotive, Master Tech, ASE cert, Manager, has extensive aftermarket training, formed Precision Tune Manager.

Shop Foreman (Carlos Lopez):  23 years Master Tech, ASE Cert, has extensive Domestic/Japanese/European Training both Dealer and Aftermarket world, Extensive Electrical and Drivability training, Extensive customer interaction, Handles all “hard to fix problems”

Drivability (Jim Taddie):  25 years Chevy/Buick/Oldsmobile/Cadillac/Pontiac Dealership experience Master Technician, ASE Cert, State of Cal Smog Tech, Sits on Technical help line 1 day a week.

General Tech (Davis Nyugen):  15 years Dealership Experience, Master Toyota/Subaru Technician, Master Front end specialist/Alignments etc.

General Tech (Carlos Lozano):  12 years Aftermarket Repair Experience, Heavy Duty Engines/Transmissions/Rear Ends/Cooling systems/Tires/Brakes/Suspensions etc.

General Tech (Ephraim Sison): 8 Years Aftermarket Training, AC systems, Engine Tune Ups, Brakes, Cooling systems, Radios, Alignments, Tires/Wheels, Diagnosis, etc.

Quality Control (Dana Yee):  25 years in automotive, Dealership Master Technician. Expert in all phases of auto & body repair, extensive customer interaction, road testing, noise/squeeks/rattles isolation, preventative maintenance etc.

Office staff/Cashier (Alanna Purifoy):  15 plus years Dealership Office/Cashier Experience, Customer Service, Customer relations, Customer satisfaction.

Independent Factory Automotive

(P) 510-986-1479
(P) 510-986-1459
Fax 510-986-1414

Hours of operation

Monday thur Fri 7:30AM to 5:45PM, Sat 9:00AM to 12:00PM, Closed Sunday.