STAFF & EXPERTISE
Staff & Expertise
Steve Smith CAE AMIMI
Steve has owned and run a very successful Apollo Autos Ltd in Erith for over 30 years and in 2007 took on the challenge of Central Garage in Snodland. He is a fully qualified technician and served his apprenticeship in a Ford Main Dealer. Steve likes to keep up with modern technology and specialises in engine diagnostics, he splits his time between Erith and Snodland to tackle the “problem” jobs. Steve is also a MOT tester and Authorised Examiner. Steve is also very interested in classic cars and any spare time he has you will find him under the bonnet of one of his own.
Wife of Steve Smith and has worked with him since 1984. Katina has worked in the motor trade since leaving school (a long while) and has a wide knowledge and understanding of vehicles. She now spends less time doing reception work, as handling the accounts side of two business takes all her time.
Chris Smith CAE AMIMI
Fully qualified motor technician and MOT tester
Son of Steve and Katina. Chris served his apprenticeship at a VW/Audi dealership. Since he joined our family team he has learnt all aspects of the business. Chris specialises in engine diagnostics and performance, he does most of our welding repairs and clutches. He enjoys modifying and fabricating; have a look at Apollo Retro Car Club to see some of his work.
Wife of Chris Smith. Lisa is a receptionist both at Snodland and Erith, she came into our business with little knowledge of the motor trade but over the years she has impressed us with her understanding and knowledge. Lisa is a very helpful receptionist.
Mark Amos AMIMI CAE LAE
Manager, fully qualified motor technician and MOT tester
Mark came to Snodland in 2007 when Steve took over, as a lifelong friend of Steve he came from a Nissan Main Dealer where he was a Service Manager to help with the running of the business.
Steve has nearly 20 years experience in the motor trade where he has gained a vast experience working on all makes of cars. Steve has shown an interest in engine diagnostics and is very experienced with replacing timing belts.
Qualified motor technician
John joined us in 2013 as an apprentice and has now completed NVQ Motor vehicle technician level 3. John has shown complete dedication to his learning and understanding of the job, his enthusiasm to learn makes him an asset to our business.