Express Auto Service Recognized as Top Auto Shop

FREDERICKSBURG, VA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2011) - Express Auto Service (EAS), the only AAA approved auto repair shop in the Fredericksburg area, was named a 2010 top shop this month by the Monday Morning Mechanic (MMM), an automotive repair expert who ranks the country's best shops.

"One of the criteria for the Top Shop award is it's a place I would want my mom to go," said David Rogers, the MMM. "Not only do you have to be the best in auto repair, you have to be looking out for the best interests of your customer and not simply your bottom line."

Another EAS accolade in 2010 includes the 2010 NAPA/ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Richmond Distribution Center Technician of the Year for the state of Va. EAS was previously awarded with the CARQUEST National Excellence Award, giving it the distinction of best auto repair shop in the country, and it has been BBB accredited since 1998. AAA approval is significant; less than five percent of all auto shops are approved in the country.

EAS's ASE-certified technicians are qualified to use the most cutting-edge technology, and receive constant training and certifications. Owner Dan Ritchie trains his team to educate their customers about repair options and preventative maintenance in an effort to prolong the life of each vehicle, providing service in the most cost-effective manner possible.

"With a team of committed and accountable staff, I know my customers are getting the services they need and advice that will help their cars run better and longer," said Ritchie. "We take care of our neighbors, one car at a time. The MMM award is a testament to our honest and ethical service."

The MMM recognizes exceptional auto shops on an annual basis, selecting only those that have outstanding BBB ratings, recognition with other achievements and awards, and provide honest and ethical service to their community. The MMM is based out of Keller Bros. Auto Repair in Littleton, Colo., recognized nationally as the number one shop in the nation with the CARQUEST National Excellence Award. The experts behind the MMM are David Rogers and Terry Keller, AMI (Automotive Management Institute) Accredited Automotive Managers, who share a combined 60 years of hands-on experience.

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