Who we are

Locally-owned and operated automotive repair shop established by Bill Hahn in 1974. Now family-owned and operated by a couple of Ventura natives, including two brothers with local legacy garage roots going back to the 1950s.

Our mission at Bill Hahn’s Automotive is to provide high quality, thoughtful, value-added car care and repair to our customers – the drivers, neighbors and friends who are living in, working around and creating this beautiful community of Ventura, California.

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Our history


Bill Hahn's Automotive est 1974

Bill Hahn's Automotive opened in the current location at 3737 Transport Street in Ventura in 1974.  (805)-644-1037


Hahn's Automotive est 2016

The torch is passed. Implement shop management program, digitize/automate ordering, scheduling and invoicing for customers records. Get to know Bill's lifelong customers. Feel honored at being chosen to helm the ship that Bill built. 

2016 to present

Steering into Modern Car Care

Update and upgrade aging shop equipment. Implement modernized standards of care. Evolve Bill's comprehensive, considered methods of automotive maintenance, utilizing current best practices. Resolve bottle necks to bring cars in and out, back to customers with a quick, efficient turnaround. Connect with customers, determine best fit solutions to individual car care needs and goals. Enjoy the utterly unique community. 

Our services

Oil & Filter Change

Lube, oil & filter change, plus thorough multi-point inspection, with simple written vehicle status summary report provided after oil change services.

General Auto Repair

Full service bumper to bumper automotive care, maintenance, diagnostics & repair of most makes & models of foreign and domestic vehicles.

Maintenance Plans

Advise, assist, plan & implement best courses of action for maximizing the longevity, performance reasonable cost of maintaining your vehicles.

Specialty services

Vintage Car Repair

Master Mechanic Joel, old school mechanic trained in shops like Bill Hahn's & John Farr's, works on vintage, classics and hard-to-find-parts-for-it restoration vehicles. We maintain an active wait list for his special projects services.

Fleet Service

Time is money when it comes to work trucks or van used in daily business operation. We schedule to accommodate & prioritize emergency breakdown repairs of Fleet Vehicles. They need to be working for the work that needs to get done to... get done!

System Diagnostics

Difficult to trace car problems, intermittent vehicle computer glitches, engine troubles, odd noises, electrical ghosts in the machine, Air Conditioning on the fritz... it's enough to drive you crazy if you let it. We don't let it.

Our repair roster

The skilled master mechanics and technicians at Hahn’s Automotive offer a diversity of talents and specialties. Between classic era cars and trucks, Fleet services work and everyday driver foreign & domestic vehicles, there is not much in the automotive repair realm that we can’t fix Our daily schedule for Ventura vehicle repairs is a real mix. A (very) approximate breakdown of the types of work we focus on looks something like: 

Foreign & Domestic Personal Cars, Trucks & Vans
Fleet Service & Repairs for Business Vehicles
Vintage trucks, classic cars, generally old-timey vehicles

Our team

"Boss Man"
"Boss Lady"
Bill Hahn Automotive Mom and Pop (1)
Joel, Travis, Gil, Robert & Trinidad
Scotty, OMT and "Boss Dude"
Years in business in same location
# of community disasters survived
positive reviews (unsolicited!)
organizations supported locally

Value Added Services

Pick up & Drop off Shuttle

Rides to or from our shop
8am - 11am
3pm - 5pm

Convenience Services

Emissions or Smog Inspection
Car Wash or Detailing
Vehicle Rental


Warranty Policies
Insurance Claims
Factory Coverage
Extended Warranty Policies

An honest, reliable local shop that doesn't take advantage of a non-mechanical person is truly a great find! I will not go anywhere else to have my cars serviced. THANKS Josh and Amber for a wonderful experience. Thanks to your 2 drivers who were so pleasant and friendly on my 2 complimentary rides.

Shelly D
Customer Yelp Review, August 2022


Professional Standards. Operational Integrity. Expert mechanics. Quality car repairs.  A relationship shop that prioritizes healthy and manageable car care planning. Ease of service. Decent pricing. 

The Management
If We Do Say So Ourselves

My goals for this company: Focus on Communication. Provide quality auto repair services. Invest in Community.  Cultivate standards and practices that are good for customers, employees, and ecosystems. Remain conscientious small business owner/operators and foster excellent mechanic technicians in Ventura. Easy peasy, as they say!

Amber M Sanders

Amazing service and top notch work. Very fast and efficient with great prices. I will be going back.

Brooke S
5-Star Google Review, Spring 2020

New and Used Vehicle Market is INSANE this year

Get in touch and let us know if we can assist in finding, inspecting or repairing a new pre-owned vehicle for your specific needs. 

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