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AWS Automotive

AWS Automotive understands the importance of finding qualified auto mechanics in the Ventura area. This is why our expert mechanics are professionally trained and certified. Every automotive repair expert on our team strives for excellence in each of the automotive repair services our company provides. Our car and truck mechanics offer their own area of expertise, as well as specializing in particular makes and models (including Hybrids and Subarus.) With our 3 year/36,000 mile warranty, outstanding reviews, and unparalleled customer service, AWS Automotive is without a doubt the best auto repair shop you can rely on.

Our shop the best place to have your vehicle checked and repaired. Come visit or give us a call today to see why we are voted the best automotive repair shop in Ventura. You can simply fill out our online appointment form, or call us at (805) 643-2032.

Larry Ehrhardt

Larry Ehrhardt

Owner

Larry Ehrhardt is the owner of AWS Automotive and has been a Ventura resident for 38 years. Equipped with 30 years of training and experience, Larry has established a solid reputation as an expert in the automotive industry.

Caleb Elrod

Caleb Elrod

Owner and General Manager

Caleb is an owner and the General Manager plus service writer for AWS Automotive. As our service writer, Caleb’s contribution to our Ventura auto repair shop’s smooth operation involves testing, monitoring and reporting.

Chris Huxley

Chris Huxley

Auto Mechanic

Chris has 24 years of experience in automotive maintenance and repair. He is a Heavy Line Specialist with extensive experience working on domestic and Japanese vehicles. He holds all ASE certifications, and is an all-around great guy.

Javier Galvan

Javier Galvan

Auto Mechanic

Javier has 27 years of automotive experience and comprehensive knowledge of engine, drive train, and electrical systems. Specializing in foreign and domestic auto repair and maintenance, he is an amazing technician that can truly fix anything.

Fernando Galvan

Fernando Galvan

Auto Mechanic

Fernando has been with AWS Automotive for 10 years. He has 20 years of experience with diagnostics, maintenance and major engine and drive train repair.

John Figueroa

John Figueroa

Auto Mechanic

John has been in the automotive industry for 10+ years. He is ASE certified and has great passion for the automotive repair industry. John is a family man through and through married 10 years and loves spending his free time with his daughter and son. He loves to kick back watch football or a scary movie! We love working with john and his fantastic attitude makes it all worthwhile.

Benny Santoyo

Benny Santoyo

Service Writer

Benny is an Ojai native raising a daughter and a son and is an all-around fantastic and happy guy. His main priority in life is his children and spends all of his free time with them. A few of his other hobbies include weightlifting ,physical fitness and riding his bicycle. Because of his fantastic attitude and outlook on life he is very fun to work with and we all love having him apart of the AWS Automotive family.

Jessica Maxwell

Jessica Maxwell

Customer Service/ Accounts Payable

Jessica has grown up in the automotive industry. She enjoys being in the shop environment. When she is not working she is spending all of her time being a wife and mom to her 20 month old son LJ. Her hobbies include shopping of course!, and her favorite place to travel is Catalina Island. When you come to AWS you will always see Jessica smiling and laughing and sometimes you might see little LJ running around the shop as he comes here often to monkey around!!