OCW APRIL 2011
Community news and advertising Weston, Florida
98 April 2011 To Advertise in Our City Weston, Please call 954-306-1007 www.ourcityweston.com I f you are looking for quality auto repair, with a friendly, neighbor- hood feel, make sure you check out Danny’s Great Bear Auto Center in Weston. Family owned and operated for 40 years, Danny’s Great Bear Auto Centers offers comprehensive automotive and fleet service, maintenance and repair. “ We are a one- stop auto repair shop; everything and anything you need,” said Lenny Fontana, the General Manager at Danny’s Great Bear. Danny’s Great Bear has been at the same location in Weston for 15 years, which shows Weston residents know Danny’s is an automotive shop they can trust, right in the neighborhood. They are located at 1430 North Park Drive, just behind the Shell station. Most days, you’ll be able to spot the red, Formula One Indy Car outside! Inside, customers will find 10 automotive bays stocked with the latest automotive diagnostic equipment and operated by ASE factory trained technicians. They service all makes and models, offering expert repair on everything from air conditioning, brakes, windows, suspension, brakes, alignments, batteries, tires, full engine repair, body work and more. “We can handle any of your automotive needs,” said Fontana. Danny’s Great Bear Automotive has been run for the past 40 years by Danny Christensen Sr. who is now joined by son Danny Christensen Jr. at the helm. Together, they share a passion for everything automotive and a belief in a commitment to treat- ing all of their clients and vendors fairly and honestly. To make sure customers aren’t oversold for items and work they don’t need, all employees are paid by salary, not commission. That means the staff can focus on saving clients time and money by sug- gesting and utilizing the most cost effective techniques rather than trying to sell them something not needed in order to earn a large commission. “We are very honest here. We let you know exactly what your vehicle needs, nothing more, nothing less,” he said. They offer all dealer services including lease and warranty repairs. That means there is no need to go to the dealer and spend more on a car. They will also match, or beat, any written estimate. At Danny’s Great Bear Automotive, every vehicle gets a free inspection to ensure its safety on the road. They also offer free tire rotation with every oil change, which start at $19.95 for American cars. As part of the “Great Bear Advantage”, the shop encourages their customers to visually inspect the condition of their vehicle with the technician before and after any work is performed in order to keep the communication level at best. Their technicians are provided with the most current tools and technology and are ASE Trained & Certified (Automotive Service Excellence Certification) on all makes and models both foreign or domestic. They maintain a clean, safe and environmentally friendly environ- ment for the benefit of their clients, staff and community and they are committed to promoting and operating using fair and honest business practices in order to create the highest quality experience for their customer. They also offer fleet services and can provide a wide range of services including general and preventative maintenance, repair and inspections to total body and engine overhaul, including auto paint and customization. They are qualified to work on any fleet of vehicles including boats, motorcycles, RVs, ATVs or just about anything with a motor. Over the years, their automotive expertise has allowed them to service fleets across many types of industries including public transportation, government fleets, public utility fleets, corporate fleets and transportation and utility fleets. At Danny’s Great Bear Automotive, they love hearing feedback from satisfied customers, and in fact, get to know many of the people that come in for their services. “We are on a first name basis with a lot of our customers,” said Fontana. They appreciate their business and encourage residents to experience the Great Bear difference! They are looking forward to continued success as a leader in the South Florida Automotive Industry and promise to continue to create the highest level of customer satisfaction for years to come. “If you are looking for proximity, honesty and quality service from an automotive center, we are the ones to come see,” said Fontana. Danny’s Great Bear Automotive is open Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are located at 1430 North Park Drive, next to the Shell Service Station at Indian Trace and Weston Road in Weston. You can phone them at 954-389-4200 or find them online at www.dannysgreatbearautocenters.com. By Julie levin Danny’s Great Bear Offers Quality Auto Repair In a Friendly Family Atmosphere it’s their business Danny’s Great Bear Automotive in Weston Founder Danny Christensen Sr, at one of the early Great Bear Automotive Centers. Christensen has operated Danny’s Great Bear for 40 years. High performance vehicles? No problem. You will almost always find the red, Formula One Indy Car outside Danny’s Great Bear!