this is autoWORKS
Reliable, Affordable, Friendly
- We do not compromise on quality
- We do it right the first time
- We are efficient
- We are value orientated
- We find ways to decrease costs
Gunther Schmitz (Director)
Gunther Schmitz is a qualified mechanical engineer who started his degree at Stellenbosch University and graduated in Germany. He has spent thirteen years working in the German motor industry, most significantly as the head of the Product and Service Quality Unit at DEKRA Consulting, a subsidiary of the German-based technology, safety and environmental firm DEKRA AG. In this role, he spent seven years consulting major manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Nissan and Kia. His primary areas of focus were testing and improving the quality of their repairs, car services and systems.
Bruce Martin (Branch Manager - Strand)
Bruce Martin joined the autoWORKS team in 2017, he started as Foreman in our Salt River branch and in a short time got promoted to Branch Manager of autoWORKS Strand. Before joining autoWORKS, Bruce worked at Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Volkswagen and Audi, during his career Bruce won 1st place in the RMI MIWA Mechanic of the year competition and also won numerous Customer Satisfaction and Outstanding Service awards. Bruce has always had a love and passion for mechanics and we are excited to have him as a part of our autoWORKS Team.
autoWORKS Salt River
Matthew Kempster Davies (Branch Manager - Observatory)
Matthew joins the autoWORKS team with 15 years experience. Matthew started his career at a Ford and Mazda Dealership. He gained further experience working as a BMW specialist and on VW in Europe before becoming the Service Manager of Citroen in Cape Town. He was trained extensively by Citroen, Ford and Mazda on diagnostics, repairs as well as customer and workshop management. Matthew is passionate about imported vehicles like Citroen as well as locally produced German and Japanese cars.
George Napier (Branch Manager, Milnerton)
George joined the autoWORKS team as Branch Manager at our Milnerton branch in 2014. Before he joined autoWORKS, George successfully started his own automotive service company and gained valuable experience for 20 years. He specializes in Mercedes and BMW’s. George is passionate about his customers and colleagues and understands their importance to and within the company.
Henk (Branch Manager, Brackenfell)
Henk joined the autoWORKS team as Branch Manager at our Brackenfell branch in 2018. He qualified at Mercedes Benz Commercial in 1999, from there he was promoted to Foreman and in 2007 he was promoted to Service Manager. He has experience working on Mercedes Benz, Freightliner and Fuso vehicles. He is also a qualified diagnostic technician. Henk is passionate about customer service and led his team at Mercedes Benz to win the accolade for Workshop of the Year (Best overall customer satisfaction index) for 3 consecutive years.