Community Conscious CAR CARE
About Us in Reno, NV
Family Owned & Operated
What have you heard about our shop so far?
That we're vibrant and full of energy? Sure, that's true but we're so much more than that. Our team is always looking for fun ways to engage with our clients. During our weekly meetings, we like to have fun with team-building exercises to lighten the mood and brighten our relationships together. Customers are able to enjoy their visit to our facility because we create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The reason our customers leave us with a smile is the same reason we leave with a smile. Come be a part of our exceptional service experience. CoAuto in Reno, NV is all about its community and its customers-You!
As soon as you enter our facility, you may wonder if you're in the right place. Sure, the address says 2155 Dickerson Road, but there's a lot more visual stimulation than you any repair you've ever been to. We have a beautiful waiting area, full of plants, local art, handmade jewelry and ceramics, large paintings and photography. CoAuto is truly full of personality, and has art for every personality type. The cleanliness of the shop may be what you notice first. And we keep our waiting room quiet and relaxing to customers can enjoy our amenities in peace while we service their vehicle. Just as our customers need a Starbucks fix, we invite them to enjoy our complimentary coffee, tea & snacks. Our shop's culture is unbeatable; beautiful shop floors, bright white lighting, amazing murals painted along the shop walls on both the interior and exterior.
CoAuto has 5 Programs that set us apart:
Car Giveaway Program
CoAuto gives away one car per year to a local veteran in need, chosen by the Veterans Resource Center of Nevada. It is an honor to provide reliable transportation for men and women who served our country.
High School Internship Program
CoAuto invites local high school students to visit our shop and shadow our technicians. We mentor and challenge them to see if auto repair is a possible career path. Our future relies on the youth of our local community.
Community Education Program
CoAuto offers classes and workshops in the field of automotive education, maintenance, and basic automotive knowledge. We empower our community to make educated, knowledgeable and confident repair decisions. Classes are held quarterly and the cost is $40 with a $20 CoAuto cash rebate on their next service. (Custom classes available upon request)
Local Art Display Program
CoAuto exhibits artwork in the customer waiting area, showcases local talent, and gives our creative community more opportunity for promotion. CoAuto does not collect commissions for the sale of any art. We simply enjoy giving our artists more exposure.
Reverse Your Carbon Footprint Program
CoAuto partners with the Arbor Day Foundation and plants one tree with every oil change we perform. Our hope is to provide a little more oxygen for our universe and reverse our carbon footprint.
The Arbor Day Foundation is the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than 1 million members, supporters, and valued partners and a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.
Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty, and hunger.
will make a donation to plant one tree on behalf of each client for each auto repair service or oil service provided. See our support grow.
1619 trees planted.
Find Out More at https://www.arborday.org
Meet Our Team:
has been in the Reno area since 1989. He became an ASE Certified Master Technician in 2011. A current Toastmaster with Sierra Sunrise Toastmasters, he enjoys dirt bike riding, snowboarding, camping and spending time with his family. He is married to his beautiful wife Nichole, and they have two boys, Leo and Carter.
aka Vinnie has lived in Reno/Tahoe since 1989. He is ASE certified and passionate about his work. He is a current Rotarian with the largest club in Reno. He lives the yogic lifestyle, continuing the search for enlightenment. He enjoys a multitude of extracurricular activities from kiteboarding to aerial silks and Acro yoga. He is happily married to his beautiful wife Dawn and looks forward to one day opening a yoga retreat with her in Belize.
ASE MASTER CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN
Geoffrey Walsh moved to Reno from Hawaii in 1997. He began his career as a mechanic in 2003 and became an ASE certified Master Automobile Technician in 2010. He enjoys riding his motorcycle, trips to the lake, and being with family. He married his high school sweetheart Michelle in 2007 and has two beautiful children, Geoffrey and Lucy.
SERVICE ADVISOR / PROGRAM MANAGER
Rochelle Mejia was raised in Reno Nevada, she loves the outdoors, off-roading, fishing, camping, and all types of sports. Rochelle did 3 years of demolition derby at the state fair and was 2nd place every year. She’s not afraid to get dirty and she always has a smile on her face. Family means everything to this young lady, which includes her parents, her older siblings, her animals, and even sees her co-workers as a family. The CoAuto team has helped her blossom into a better person while becoming educated in the auto repair industry.