We also handle private insurance claims and personally paid repairs. Let us handle anything from a small parking lot ding to a major collision repair. We specialize in automobile and light truck auto body repairs in North Vancouver.
Best Auto Body Shop in North Vancouver, BC
Certified Auto Body and Collision Repair
Serving The North Shore Area Since 1959
Taylormotive Service Ltd. is the first I-Car Gold & Aluminum Class™ certified professional collision repair shop in North Vancouver.
On February 16th, more than 60 years ago, Don Taylor established Taylormotive. Don had been in the automotive industry for 10 years, when he decided to open his own auto repair and service shop. Don always felt that if a shop was honest, had talented technicians and offered quality workmanship along with trustworthy service, that it would be successful.
The idea of a shop with the above qualities was presented to a few of his friends, who were currently working in the industry, and all said they would jump at the chance to work for such a company.
Opening Our Auto Shop Doors
Don went ahead and rented a suitable shop at 235 Pemberton Avenue and incorporated Taylormotive. Before opening the business, he was able to hire three of his pals from the industry who were excited with a new development.
The men that came to work for Taylormotive were: Barry Newton, a master automatic transmission and mechanical technician from Colliers GM, Bob Crawford, as well as Hans Kretz a truck body fabricator and upholsterer from a Vancouver truck body fabrication shop.
When Taylormotive opened for business, a steady flow of customers came in from the North Shore and the greater Vancouver area including service stations and fleets. The talents and services Taylormotive offered allowed us to build great customer relations, which allowed us to grow rapidly, and hire more technicians the first year.
Outgrowing Our First Auto Repair Shop
After two years, in 1961, Taylormotive had outgrown its auto repair facilities. Our landlord had a larger building available at 174 Pemberton, which we purchased and now use as our body and paint division
Because of growth and demand for our services, in 1976 we moved our mechanical division into a new shop at 176 Pemberton allowing us to offer 40+ mechanical, collision repair and paint bays between the two shops.
Happily Serving You and Providing the Best Auto Repair in North Vancouver
Taylormotive has received many service awards and has enjoyed great customer appreciation for over 60 years. Having received ProFirst Honda and Acura Certification and I-Car Gold Certification in 2015. June 2017 we are Certified Collision Care for Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat, Ford, Kia and Nissan. July 2017 we are Certified with ARA Collision Repair Plus Gold Shop and Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program CCIAP. Taylormotive has 27+ employees, with Michael as the Collision Division Manager and Charles Taylor as President C.E.O. General Manager, as well as managing the Mechanical Division.
Taylormotive appreciates all of our customers, and thank them for using our auto repair services, some for 10, 20, 30, 40, and 60 years. When you need auto body repair and painting or routine auto maintenance, come to Taylormotive for the best service.