Vara Automotive is a family owned and operated repair facility that strives to provide a higher level of quality service that is unmatched in Hinton and the west Yellowhead area. From engine overhauls to routine brake service, we are here to serve all of your automotive needs. Vara Automotive is a proud member of the community and enjoys giving back whenever possible.
If you have any questions about our services or capabilities, please give us a call.
Meet Our Team
Rob Cudmore is the owner of Vara Automotive and is also a licensed automotive technician with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of the automotive industry. Rob has a strong dedication to customer service and aims to grow our small garage into a long-term, sustainable business servicing the Hinton area.
Vanessa Cudmore is the co-owner of Vara Automotive, looking after the daily operations of the shop and ensuring that the staff has a fresh cup of coffee at all times. Vanessa has a background in customer service as well as management in the automotive parts industry.
Larry Cudmore brings a variety of skills to Vara Automotive. He owned a logging company in British Columbia for over 20 years until recently moving to Hinton in order to assist in the growth and prosperity of Vara Automotive.
Tim Hooey is our newest addition to our team at Vara Automotive. He is a Red Seal certified journeyman technician who comes from a background of managing a tire store in BC and later began his apprenticeship here in Hinton 8 years ago. Tim is very customer oriented and is a natural fit to our family operation.
“Thank you to Vara Automotive for promoting this weekend’s Peewee A Provincials at the Hinton Rec Centre featuring the top ten Alberta teams. Your support is greatly appreciated!”
- Bill M.