Auto Body Repair Shop

Auto repair shops employ mechanics who specialize in the maintenance of automobiles. Car repair also includes specialty repairs and restoration such as rebuilding various automotive parts. These parts may include but are not limited to engines, transmissions, brakes and restorative work. Auto shops may employ one mechanic or many. Car repair shops may be privately owned or may be part of a franchise.

Educating one's self for a career in auto mechanics usually requires educationin the form of high school vocational education and some form of college education, due to the increase of sophisticated car designs and the technology needed for their repair.