About Car Air B.O.P.
Established in 1999, our expert team at Car Air provides automotive air conditioning, heating services and mechanical repairs in the Bay of Plenty from Katikati to Te Puke.
100% guaranteed workmanship
With a focus on delivering high quality 100% guaranteed workmanship, we listen to our customers. Providing a friendly and helpful service, and keeping customers informed throughout the entire repair process is our aim.
The Car Air services
Our range of vehicle repair and maintenance services include:
- Private motor vehicle air conditioning system service and repair.
- Commercial vehicle air conditioning system repairs for light to heavy trucks, excavators, loaders and straddle cranes.
- Mechanical repairs including full service, cam belt replacement, tuning, steering and suspension repairs, wheel bearing replacement, brake repairs and transmission servicing, and CV joint and boot replacement.
- Electrical fault diagnostics and repair.
- Alarm and stereo installation.
Peter is a qualified automotive tradesman. Starting his career in Auckland in 1985 with Nissan, he went on to specialise in BMW and other European vehicle from 1999 to 2002. Pete and Miki purchased Car Air BOP in 2002 and have been providing their services since then. Pete has an interest in V8 and American cars and can be found tinkering on his Chevrolet truck when he has a rare day off.
Andrew joined our team in 2006. A qualified air conditioning technician with 11 years experience, Andrew is highly skilled in many areas. From servicing and repairs through to full fabrication, he rebuilds, restores and modifies vehicles of all types. His passion is Mazda rotary vehicles and he often has projects on the go for himself or others.
Damion joined us in 2018 as our newest team member. Damion comes from a farming background which he has been doing for the majority of his life but has decided to turn his hand to a new trade. Damion has lots of hand on experience with vehicles and machinery which is a huge asset when it comes to the wide variety of vehicles we encounter at Car Air. Damion enjoys spending time with his family and especially getting out to do motor cross with his son.
Administrator / Receptionist
Rachel joined Car Air in 2016. With admin experience and an interest in the automotive industry she was a good match to be the lady behind the desk when you phone in or come to the workshop. As Andrew’s wife she also shares his passion of building and driving rotary vehicles…when the demands of having two small children (Hayden and Poppy) allows!
Miki is originally from Tokyo, Japan. She first visited New Zealand in 1991, when she spent 12 months here. She fell in love with our country, felt compelled to come back and has been here ever since. Miki works in the background of the business making sure everything is taken care of so that our technicians can continue to offer top quality service. When Miki has down time she enjoys playing guitar and spending time with her pets.