By Neha Kolape
BDS AUTOCARE is one of the fastest growing chains of automotive service centers in Melbourne. Founded in 2012 in Geelong by Mr. Harpreet Singh Bedi a qualified automotive technician and TAFE trainer, the automotive centre has grown to three different convenient locations such as North Geelong , Hoppers Crossing and Williamstown.
Providing cheaper, fairer dealership with amicable staff members, Mr. Bedi said, “We assure you a cheapest alternative to dealerships when it comes to car servicing and maintenance with warranty. Our technicians are not only experienced but highly qualified with up to date knowledge on cars. We specialise in European and prestige cars. We provide all mechanical repairs , such as vehicle log book services ,Auto electrical services ,mechanical repairs and roadworthiness.”
“Our friendly staff and affordable prices are key factors which keep us in lead . We also
offer free customer drop off and pickups . Apart from offering yearly car servicing packages at the best price, we provide warranty on all of our services which give a peace of mind to our clients,” Mr. Bedi added.
“The most common questions that strikes everyone’s’ mind is — can I get my car serviced from an independent service centre for my new car ? Wouldn’t this affect my new car warranty ?
And the answer is yes under consumer laws vehicle can be serviced and maintained by an approved VACC workshop , this will not affect new car’s warranty , infact this is a cheapest alternative to dealerships.
At BDS AUTOCARE we are approved VACC service centre and can service and stamp your vehicle log book without affecting car warranty. All services are done in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendation.
Our technicians are not only experienced but highly qualified with up to date knowledge on cars. We do all makes and models and specialise in European and prestige cars. We have served over 3000 clients so far alone in Hoppers Crossing .
We provide all mechanical repairs ,such as vehicle log book services ,tyres, brakes, suspension, transmission, differentials , steering sytems, AIR BAG systems, Battery ,EFI Diagnosing , ECU programming , diesel vehicles , Auto electrical services ,mechanical repairs and roadworthiness of light vehicles upto 4.5 tons . We have factory trained technicians especially for European cars such as AUDI,BMW,LANDROVER, VOLKSWAGEN ,CHRYSLER,MERCEDES BENZ. We have advanced diagnostic tools for troubleshooting and diagnosing procedures,” Mr. Bedi explained in detail.
Talking about the recently launched roadside assistance, Mr. Bedi explained, “ We’ve recently started roadside assistance program for all of our clients in association with VACC (Victorian Automotive Chamber Of Commerce) which gives an edge to customer service .”
“Customer satisfaction is very important so that’s why we collect regular feedback from our clients via feedback forms , and other forms of methods to analyze where we stand and how we can improve our selves,” he said,
Mr. bedi himself has a great passion for cars and loves to take challenges when it comes to fault finding in a vehicle. Mr. Bedi has years of experience as an automotive technician and has worked on different cars in Australia and India .He credits his friendly staff members for their best service in automotive. BDS AUTOCARE has grown from 2 mechanics to 12 full time mechanics and two managers in just 4 years.
Enlightening about accreditations and achievements of BDS AUTOCARE Mr. Bedi said, “BDS AUTOCARE is approved and accredited automobile repairer from VACC (VICTORIAN AUTOMOTIVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) which means all of our services comes with warranty and we are authorized to stamp vehicle service manual on behalf of manufacturer. It is approved and accredited automobile repairer for fleet care Australia which is Australia’s largest independent fleet care company with over 30,000 cars nationwide. This is a big achievement as we are the only private approved service centre in Victoria .
BDS AUTOCARE is approved and licensed vehicle tester for light passenger cars and taxis in Victoria. Authorized and qualified mechanics who can test and issue roadworthy certificates on behalf of VICROADS are also available here.”
Automotive Industry is not same anymore , its changing every year in terms of technology, safety features and so on. Keeping this in mind the organisation has regular training programs which are conducted with the help of various TAFE colleges for their staff to bring about continuous improvement .
They have decided to expand their business throughout Victoria in coming years .
BDS AUTOCARE has established a unique and successful business model which will be soon remodeled into a franchise system.
HOPPERS CROSSING -UNIT 5/29 GRAHAM CT PH- 93697408, Trading hours- MON -FRI 8.30AM- 5PM ,SAT 9AM-3PM
WILLIAMSTOWN -3 BENTLEY ST PH-93998782, Trading hours- MON -FRI 8.30AM- 5PM ,SAT 9AM-3PM
NORTH GEELONG- 80 KILDARE ST , PH 52773661, Trading hours- MON -FRI 9AM- 5PM