Welcome to Royal Oak Autometric!
Autometric Collision was founded on 3 core principles: superior repair, excellent customer service and on-time delivery. We opened the first Autometric Body Shop in Center Line, Michigan in 1975 with an intense work ethic and a love for the automobile that borderlines on obsession. From its inception, Autometric has earned the reputation of being the automotive body repair facility that consistently delivers the highest standards for customer satisfaction and outstanding service.
With nine locations throughout Metro-Detroit, Autometric Collision is a unique body repair facility for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, from domestics to luxury exotics. We utilize our distinct skilled craftsmanship to professionally restore your vehicle to its pre-accident factory specified condition and preserve its value. This devotion to a job well done is shared by all of Autometric Collision's 165 loyal employees.
In the news...
Autometric Collision helps Dream Cruise dream come true.
Corvette found and returned to original owner 33 years after stolen
In 1981 George Talley parked his 1979 Corvette on Jefferson Avenue in downtown Detroit. The next time he saw the car was after he received a call from authorities telling him it had been found in Mississippi - 33 years later. As John Fitzpatrick, Chevy Marketing Manager, said in this Detroit News
article, "The car was a little rough. It was stolen, so it wasn't exactly taken care of."
Autometric Collision Center Line
worked with the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights to repair the vintage Corvette. George Talley received his restored vehicle just in time to drive it at this year's Woodward Dream Cruise, his first time at the wheel of his Corvette in over three decades! What a happy ending. See the results of the Chevy and Autometric partnership to restore George's car:
Autometric Collision and aluminum auto body repairs
Detroit Free Press Business Writer Alisa Priddle's July 13, 2014 article "F-150 is catalyst as aluminum goes mainstream in auto industry" - quoting Autometric Collision's Director of Business Services, Mike Van Loo, on the evolution of aluminum body repair
·July 2014 issue of Car & Driver - Reporter Don Sherman quotes Autometric Collision’s Larry Smith about the relative tradeoffs and costs of aluminum versus steel repairs in his article “Foil’s Gold: Body Shops Weighing Aluminum Repair Face a Steep Buy-In”
Detroit News article March 24, 2014 by Karl Henkel: "Body shops steel themselves - Aluminum vehicles to reshape repair business"
Automotive News article February 3, 2014 by Richard Truett: "Body shops say aluminum costs more to repair"
Karl Henkel of The Detroit News discusses How Ford remade the F-150 with aluminum alloys" on January 16, 2014 after its introduction at the 2014 North American International Auto Show and how the new alloy may affect repair costs