About Us

Dave DeGrave is a licensed technician from New Brunswick. He completed his education in St. Catharines, Ontario. Dave has established his skillset by taking apart dirt bikes and putting them back together. By doing this, he realized his passion for repairs at a very young age. He is a self-taught entrepreneur who enhanced many of his abilities through previous experience in sales. Provided with the experience he acquired, Dave stepped foot into the industry of auto and marine repairs. As a successful licensed technician for 30 years he is now the proud owner of Hartzel Auto & Marine.



Our business features the following licensures and affiliations:

  • Licensed automotive service technician
  • Truck and coach technician
  • Licensed air conditioning technician
  • Licensed brake technician
  • Vice Chairman for Greater Thorold Business Council

 Authorized Repair Facility for:

  • Lubrico
  • Coast to Coast
  • GE Capitol
  • Nationwide
  • Global and Automotive Rentals, Inc. 

**We also do marine maintenance, repairs, parts and sales for boats and PWC.

Competitive Edge: 

  • Free pick-up and delivery
  • Free bumper to bumper inspections
  • We offer same day service
  • Customization of packages

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