About Our Shop in Colony, TX

Our Story — David’s Automotive Repair

A Letter From Our Owner

”For you to understand the culture we’ve built at David’s Automotive Repair, you first need to understand my story.

Since I was 14, I’ve been in the service industry. It’s what I’ve known for most of my life, and it all started at my Dad’s business. I’d work there throughout the rest of my time in school and I began to work on the vehicle’s the company used, which sparked my passion for automotive repair. Although I enjoyed working for my Dad, I wanted to do more, and I did so when I joined the US Navy Submarine Force in 1979. For the next 20 years, I proudly served and defended my country until I retired in 1999.

Once I retired, I began working in the automotive repair industry and even started teaching classes for it at a local career school. After I moved to Texas, I wanted to continue my passion for fixing cars and serving people. This, along with my success and my wife, Sharon, led to what you now know as David’s Automotive Repair!

At David’s Automotive Repair, we pride ourselves in providing you with high-quality services at a great value. If you’re tired of shops meeting minimum expectations and want a team that focuses on building personal, transparent relationships, know that our shop is only a phone call away.”

– David Nix

Professional Team

When you visit David’s Automotive Repair, you’ll be working with some of the best technicians in Denton County. How do we know this? Because of how much we invest in the growth of our technicians. Part of why they’re able to perform a full suite of automotive repairs is due to their experience and commitment to education. Outside of earning their ASE Certifications, we also have a comprehensive Technician Education Program that allows us to constantly train, update, and improve our employees and equipment. We also encourage them to find opportunities outside of our shop, whether it’s taking classes at a local community college or complete online training courses.

In order for us to provide you with the best auto care possible, we need to make sure you’re working with professionals who know what they’re doing. When you step into our garage, know that you’ll be working with technicians that’ll exceed your expectations.

Personable Care

In order for us to truly provide a great auto service experience, we need to surround our ASE Certified technicians with a team that can complement their talents. Enter our services provides, who possess an in-depth understanding of our services and how they can help your vehicle. By taking into account your budget, concerns, and your vehicle’s make, model, and condition, they’ll be able to provide you with a personalized list of services that’ll save you money and instill confidence in your vehicle’s performance and condition. And once our technicians are finished, they’ll give you a step-by-step overview of the services performed and answer any question you may have, all in a manner that makes sense to you!

 

Meet the Team

 

Certifications: Certified Instructor, Certified Curriculum Developer, Accredited Automotive Manager, Service Consultant, L1 Advanced Level Specialist, Master Automotive Technician

Years of Automotive Experience: 40+ years

Favorite Restaurant:Ruth Chris Steakhouse

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys: Traveling, On the Beach and Learning

David Nix

President

Certifications: Certified Certified Public Accountant

Years of Automotive Experience:20+ years

Favorite Restaurant:Ruth Chris Steakhouse

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Making memories with her 2 grand daughters, Cora and Tesla, Traveling, Crafting and Reading

Sharon Nix

Vice President

Certifications: ASE C1 Certified

Years of Automotive Experience: 7 Years

Favorite Restaurant: Texas De Brazil

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys: I enjoy working out, and spending time with my son

Michael Hidalgo

Manager

Certifications: Hunter Engineering Alignment Certification; Hunter Engineering Advanced Alignment Certification; Certified Parts Expert; OSHA Agricultural & Mechanical Safety Certification

Years of Automotive Experience: 5 years

Favorite Restaurant: Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Spending my time outdoors, anything from hanging out on the lake, to bow hunting, or even snowboarding in the mountains.

Ashton Wyatt

Service Advisor

Certifications: A/C certified

Years of Automotive Experience: 25 Years

Favorite Restaurant: Texas Road House

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Riding my motorcycle when i can, fishing, boating, and hunting.

Joe Hawkins

Service Manager

Certifications: L1 Advanced Level Specialist, Master Automotive Technician, Master Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technician

Years of Automotive Experience: 20+ years

Favorite Restaurant: Joe's Crab Shack

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys: Family time at home

Greg Monnier

Master Technician

Certifications: ASE Certifications

Years of Automotive Experience: 33+ years

Favorite Restaurant: Joe's Crab Shack

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys: Spending quality time with grandkids and my beautiful wife.

Fernando Ruiz

Technician

Certifications: ASE Certifications

Years of Automotive Experience:14+ years

Favorite Restaurant:Gingiss Grill

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys:Spending time with family and friends. Fishing, hunting and motocross.

Keegan Rafferty

Technician

Tim Holt

Technician

Certifications:

Years of Automotive Experience: 2+ Years

Favorite Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A

When he's not fixing cars he enjoys: Skateboarding

Kevin Matos

Apprentice Technician

Certifications: State Vehicle Inspector

Years of Automotive Experience: 3 Years

Favorite Restaurant: La Milpa

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Producing music, creating code, or simulating mechanics in video games.

Branden Scorich

Porter / Lube Technician

Certifications:

Years of Automotive Experience: 4 Years

Favorite Restaurant: Tacos el Gordo

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Being with my family and trying new foods.

Fernando Ruiz Jr.

Porter

Certifications: Certified Greeter

Years of Automotive Experience: 10 years

Favorite Restaurant: Any Steakhouse

When she's not fixing cars she enjoys: Chewing on Bones, Running after birds, etc...

Midnight

Greeter

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