2015 Summer Car Shows Vancouver Island

We’ve had summer like conditions for almost two months now so it’s hard to believe it’s only July 6th. Speaking of summer, have you seen our summer car care specials? They’re a great way to tune up your vehicle if you are headed on a vacation and to deal with the heat. If your car… Read more »

2014 Finalists BBB Business Ethics & Integrity

Having served Victoria for 50 years, we’ve learned that honesty and integrity go a long way. Earning your business is about building your trust, and this concept influences every decision that we make. As such, we couldn’t be more proud to have been a finalist for this year’s Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business… Read more »

Pink My Ride Wrap Up

Three things that are core to our business: educating people about their vehicles, lending a hand in the community, and being a ‘female friendly’ auto shop. This month, we were excited to host a new event called “Pink My Ride”, which allowed us to do all three. Sponsored by Chek and some of our valued… Read more »

Earth Day Every Day

The team is rocking green shirts in honour of Earth Day today! Of course, at Victoria Transmission & Auto Care, every day is Earth Day. Over the last several years, we have made it our mission to lead the industry in environmentally-friendly automotive repairs. We offer the only selection of green products and service packages… Read more »

Proudly Serving Victoria for 50 Years

In 1964, we opened our doors under the marquee “Victoria Automatic Transmission Service Ltd”. Our original location on Gorge Road serviced cars, boats, and even planes. Later, the shop was moved to Dupplin Road, where it remained for many successful years. Now, at our prime downtown location at Government and Chatham Street – 50 years,… Read more »

Truly Happy Customers

Last week, we repaired a transmission for Watoto Canada, an organization which provides aid to orphaned and vulnerable women and children in Africa. Boy did they bring a new definition to “happy customer” when, to our surprise, their entire African choir filled our office and sang to us in their native language as a thank… Read more »

The Value of Inspections

In the market for a previously owned vehicle? Without a pre-purchase inspection, you may just get taken for a ride. Taking the time to have a prospective vehicle inspected (always by a third party!) is one of the best investments you can make. Even if the previous owner has the best of intentions, they may… Read more »

BBB Torch Award Winner for Ethical Decision Making

In our industry, we find that honesty, transparency, and ethical decision making go a long way. Earning our customers’ business is about building their trust over the long term – a mandate which influences all that we do. As such, we could not be more proud to learn that we are this year’s winner of… Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that in 2013, it is estimated that 23,800 women in Canada will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer? Raising money for important breast cancer research has always been a cause close to our hearts. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, for the third year in a row, we are proud to announce… Read more »

What is a “Female Friendly” Auto Repair Facility?

We are proud to be one of Victoria’s most female friendly auto shops. A lot of people ask us, “Okay… so what does that mean?”. Well, historically, the automotive industry has had a certain ‘stigma’ about it that has left many women feeling less than comfortable bringing their cars in. We are out to change… Read more »