A New Look — And Direction — For 2019
Portland, Ore.—Known since 1993 as AG Diesel, the north Portland shop, owned by Cameron Tormanen, is now AG Automotive to reflect its expansion into passenger car, SUV, crossover, and other light-duty vehicle service and repair, said Kirk Erickson, AAM, longtime service manager at AG who handles day-to-day operations.
The 12,500-square-foot facility has undergone remodeling and preparation for handling its expanded service, as well as added staff to conduct the new business expected, Erickson said. “We will continue to be diesel specialists for our customers, as well as other shops, but we will now also be able to service a wide variety of other vehicles,” he said, adding that the diesel market will continue to expand and be a major element of AG’s overall business.
Longtime supporters of the Automotive Training Expo (ATE) held in the Seattle area each March, Erickson said his six technicians and two service advisers will be taking technical and management classes geared for both diesel-equipped trucks and other vehicles that the shop expects to service and repair at the 2019 event.
“Our entire staff attends ATE, so we can obtain some critical training we will need in the near future,” Erickson said. “Hybrids and electric vehicles are not going away, so we need to be able to service them, as well as gas-equipped vehicles and servicing ADAS systems.”.....
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Written on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by