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Cottman of St. Peters, MO Earns Two Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Awards in Auto Service and Transmission Service

By | March 27th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

The Angie's List Super Service Award reflects center’s consistently superior level of customer service and automotive technical excellence. Angie's List Super Service Award 2015 Winner Cottman Transmissions and Total Auto Care is proud to announce that Cottman of St. Peters, MO has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super [...]

Cottman of Wilmington, NC Earns Two Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Awards in Auto Service and Transmission Service

By | March 27th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

The Angie's List Super Service Award reflects center’s consistently superior level of customer service and automotive technical excellence. 2015 Angie's List Super Service Award Winner Cottman Transmissions and Total Auto Care is proud to announce that Cottman of Wilmington, NC has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting [...]

Owner Doug and Mary Scott Build a New Legacy in Their Second Center – Cottman of Independence

By | February 29th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News|

In the entire history of transmission repair, few center owners have started out better prepared for building a successful business than Doug and Mary Scott, the new owners of the Cottman of Independence, Missouri. To begin with, the Scotts already own one center in Gladstone, Missouri, a center they turned [...]

Cottman Man of Des Moines – Half Million Mile Car

By | December 3rd, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

In the middle of the United States is an auto repair shop built on pride, quality, and honesty. Almost 14 years in the making, Dan Harrington, the Cottman Man of Des Moines and his crew at Cottman Transmissions and Total Auto Care, have worked hard to build a reputation to [...]

Cottman Of Denver Owner Helps With Extreme Community Makeover

By | November 30th, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Photo Courtesy of ECM (Extreme Community Makeover) The years do fly by. Jim and Diana have been volunteering with Extreme Community Makeover for 8 years now, since the nonprofit started. They own Cottman of Denver, CO and enjoy balancing their time between work, volunteering, family and travel. Stepping out of their [...]

Philadelphia, PA Cottman Man Builds Relationship With Neighborhood

By | October 29th, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Staying In the Auto Repair Industry From the time he was a young boy, Charles “Chuck” Dilworth was racking up life experiences that would serve him when he became the owner of Cottman of Philadelphia, PA. He grew up around the automotive business: “My father owned a cab company,” says Chuck. [...]

Cottman Man Of Shawnee Kansas Jim Lamar Takes Pride In Community Service

By | October 28th, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Cottman Man Finds Success in Shawnee the key to any successful center is a great reputation and Jim Lamar, who owns the Cottman of Shawnee, Kansas with his wife, Nancy, is always conscious of maintaining a terrific reputation in his neighborhood. “I get customers calling me all the time,” says Jim. “They [...]

Cottman Man of Brandon, FL Says Educating Customers Is Key To Success

By | October 27th, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Florida Cottman Man Is Customer Oriented 2010 was a tough time for businesses and even tougher for transmission repair shops. The economy was still at a low point and most auto repair shops were struggling, however, Ricardo “Rick” Wagner, the Cottman Man of Brandon, FL has turned things around. Business [...]

Cottman Man Of Manassas, VA Enjoys Getting Customers Back To Work

By | October 26th, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Virginia Owner Has Lifelong Automotive Experience Charn Sethi, owner of the Cottman of Manassas, Virginia, started out as a general automotive technician. He earned an associate degree in automotive technology, and then got a job fixing cars. After working in the industry for about a year, he bought his first shop: [...]

Kansas City’s Cottman Man Approaches 35 Years Fixing Cars

By | October 22nd, 2015|Franchisee's In the News|

Kevin Kuse, Kansas City’s Cottman Man, says that he still gets a kick out of solving problems to get cars up running again. When someone brings their car to Kevin for repairs, he sees it as a challenging puzzle. Even after 35 years of fixing cars and, especially, complex transmissions, [...]