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Noel Koehn, Owner noel@newportauto.ca Noel has been in the automotive business since 1985. He completed his pre-apprenticeship at the University College of the Fraser Valley in 1987. He completed his apprenticeship with Specialty Engineering in November 1993, earning his Interprovincial Red Seal Mechanical Technician License. Noel is a Provincial Inspector, A/C with over 55 certificates in diesel, electrical, Hybrid & EV, engine, transmission technology and innovation.

 


Simon, Shop Foreman simon@newportauto.ca Simon grew up mainly in Calgary, Alberta. He has been a vehicle enthusiast since high school and enjoys learning about new vehicle technology.  Early in his career he worked for GM, Chrysler, Ford and Honda, as well as three independent repair facilities.  He has taken training courses at all of them. In 2004 he graduated from SAIT with a diploma in Computer Engineering Technology. In 2006 he decided that –40 degrees in the prairies was too cold and moved out to British Columbia, first in Whistler, then Pemberton and now in Squamish. He enjoys staying active by biking, playing hockey and trail running.


Dave, Service Consultant dave@newportauto.ca Dave K Dave grew up in Richmond BC. He and his wife moved to Squamish 4 years ago to raise their 3 boys in a better environment. He has been in sales and customer service industries for the past 20 years and enjoys dealing with people. While Dave has been professionally associated with the auto industry for the past 5 years his love for cars started at 15 when he bought his first car and had the engine rebuilt by the time he got his drivers license. Dave enjoys spending time with his family, especially outdoor activities such as camping and fishing.


Peter, Licensed Auto Mechanical Technician Peter has been in the trade since 1987 and with Newport since 2001. He is a good Interprovincial Red Seal Mechanical Technican that specializes in electrical repairs. Peter is also a Provincial Inspector, A/C with over 25 courses for diesel, electrical, Hybrid & EV. He is a car enthusiast, and is particularly fond of Datsun 510s.

 

 


 

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