Peninsula Car Care
Peninsula Car Care

Review of Peninsula Car Care Inc

Peninsula Car Care has been providing quality car care and personal service since 1993. For all your car care or truck needs, our qualified staff can provide you with the honesty, integrity and quality that you should be use to. We use the latest in repair equipment to keep your vehicles in top running condition.

Our commitment to excellent service will make sure that we keep you on the road and out of the shop. We know that many of you have had less than stellar experiences elsewhere. While we enjoy seeing our customers for all their service needs, we know at those times when your vehicle does let you down, we want to make your experience as painless as possible. We will provide you with an honest assessment of the needed repairs and quality service from the time you make your call, until your vehicle is ready to take to the road again.

Honesty, Quality, Integrity
What We Strive to Achieve

Ian Arakelian, current owner and lead technician, is a graduate of Sequoia Institute of Automotive Technology (now Wyotech). He started out working at his neighbor's muffler shop at age 15, then enrolled in San Jose Job Corps at age 16 where he continued high school and attended classes in brakes & front-end repair and diesel repair. He went on to Sequoia Institute of Automotive Technology in 1995. Two months before graduation he started work as an automotive technician in an independent repair shop in Mountain View. Over the last 18 years Ian has worked in various shops on the peninsula and in his native Fresno. He spent seven years at Naz Auto Service in San Francisco, and for six of those years he also managed the shop. Ian is an ASE Master Automobile Technician and holds ten ASE certificates. In May of 2011 he started a partnership with Jeff Mason, now he and master auto tech Armando Miranda carry on the standard of quality and service you've come to expect from Peninsula Car Care.

Jeff Mason, current owner and lead technician, is a graduate of Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. He served his apprenticeship and worked for 11 1/2 years in a local general repair shop. He then spent another 6 1/2 years as shop manager and lead technician of another local busy repair shop. In October of 2001, he purchased Peninsula Car Care to provide the kind of quality service that he, himself, would want. He is an ASE Master Technician, as well as an Advanced Level Specialist and Alternate Fuels certified.


Mon 8am - 6pm
Tue 8am - 6pm
Wed 8am - 6pm
Thu 8am - 6pm
Fri 8am - 6pm
Sat 9am - 4pm
Sun Closed
717 Woodside Way
San Mateo, CA 94401