About Us

Our history and meet the team

Our Story

Autocare Services, one of Exeter’s leading independent car garages on Marsh Barton offering a full range of services and repairs for all makes and models of vehicles. Autocare Services is Trading Standards approved and complete all work to the latest Motorcodes compliance standards.

Autocare Services strive to provide the best customer service experience possible and have all the knowledge and expertise necessary to repair or maintain your vehicle to the highest standards regardless of its age or value.

Autocare’s customers have access to a comfortable waiting area with a view into the workshop and tea or coffee available on request. They also have courtesy cars available for those who have to leave their vehicles at the centre.

What can you expect from this Exeter Car Servicing Garage?

  • All makes and models serviced
  • Quality servicing and value for money
  • Only OE quality parts fitted as standard
  • Latest diagnostic equipment
  • An honest appraisal of the work required
  • Friendly and competent workmanship
  • 12 month or 12,000 mile national warranty on all our work

Autocare Services, one of Exeter’s leading and longest established independent garages is based on the Marsh Barton Industrial Estate at Unit 6 Hennock Road North, near Tracks Suzuki dealership – you can find a map on our contact page here. This site, has three three ramps and a brand new MOT bay allows us to test up to Class 7 as well as class 4.

Meet The Team

Gary Gentry

Gary Gentry

The Boss

Gary is the founder of Autocare Services his love of cars is immense and he has worked in the trade for over 23 years – Gary lives in Exmouth and set up Autocare services 12 years ago, from humble beginnings the business has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the most well renowned independent garages on Marsh Barton, last year Autocare was a finalist in the Express and Echo business awards for its customer service
Interests – Camping, MMA, Dartmoor and anything outdoorsy
Pet Hate – Ques
Drives – an Audi or whatever is lying about at the time and has a set of keys in it (he is a mechanic after all
Dream Holiday destination – Hawaii
Dream Car – Audi RS 6
Laila

Laila

Book Keeper and anything paper related

Experience – 12 years since Gary first went sole trader, have been in it for the long haul. Laila lives in Exmouth and also looks after their three daughters at home.
Interests – Pottery, Yoga, Dancing, Music and Camping
Pet Hate – Insincere people
Drives – A VW Touran – the Mummy Mobile
Favorite Holiday destination – Cornwall and the Greek islands
Dream Car – Anything driven by a chauffeur

Simon Blyth

Simon Blyth

Front of Shop Manager

Simon has worked at Autocare for 9 years but has been in the industry for 17. Simon lives in Exeter and you can often see him cycling to work early in the morning.
Interests – Biking, Going to the gym, Watching the Chiefs, Cooking
Pet Hate – People that don’t indicate on roundabouts
Drives – A Bike
Favorite Holiday destination – Cancun or Canada (can’t decide between them)
Dream Car – Porsche GT4 RS
Kieran Smith

Kieran Smith

MOT Tester

Kieran is also new to the company but has over 17 years experience in the trade, a family man from Tiverton who’s 2 kids keep him on his toes
Interests – Family time and looking after his 5 and 3 year old (used to like footy when he had a bit more time)
Pet Hate – no pet hates he likes everything (ah what a positive guy)
Drives – an Audi A4 (can you see a pattern emerging?)
Favorite Holiday Destination Cornwall
Dream Car – Porsche
Lee Boardman

Lee Boardman

Senior Technician

Experience – Lee has been with Autocare for 8 years and has been a mechanic for 17 years, he is currently undertaking Bosch training in auto electrics.
Interests – Cars, Summer camping in the Southwest and his family.
Pet hate – Waking up early.
Favourite holiday destination – Any desert island for some peace and tranquillity.
Dream car – Audi RS6

Nick Manning

Nick Manning

Vehicle Technician

Nick has over 25 years experience in the trade and has owned his own garage, he has been with us at Autocare for nearly 3 years 

Nick has a passion for cars and used to take part in banger racing, something he is looking to get into again, He drives a BMW E30 but his dream car is a BMW E30 M3 – Almost there Nick! 

Favourite holiday destination – Mexico

Pet Hate – Simon (front of house) riding his bike 

 

warranty

Did You Know??

Our warranty is national

so our work is covered

anywhere in the country!

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