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Why Choose Us?

  • We are an independent family owned business that has the ability to provide warranty benefits of an established national company.
  • We pride ourselves in fixing your work and personal vehicles to keep you safe in all of Maine’s weather.
  • Updated equipment to keep up with vehicle technology.
  • Direct communication between you and Bruce/Craig about your vehicle.
  • Our mechanics attend training often to keep up with technology.
  • Approved repair facility for GE Fleet Services and other aftermarket extended warranty and insurance plans.
  • Proud sponsor of local Little League Teams.
  • We are in your neighborhood.
  • We are a NAPA Auto Care Center.
  • We are a Cooper Tire Medallion Dealer.
  • We are ASE Certified.

Bruce Barden; Owner Bruce has been in the Auto Repair field since 1976. He worked at another repair facility until 1990 at which time he opened Bruce’s Auto Service Inc. In addition to holding the basic inspection licenses, Bruce has a motorcycle inspection license. You will often see Bruce outside or in the office talking with customers directly about their vehicle.

Craig Barden; Automotive Technician Craig grew up at his father’s business since Bruce opened the doors in 1990 where he would help pump gas. He’s been a full-time employee here since January 2001. Craig graduated from SMCC with an Automotive Technology Degree and is a Re-Certified ASE Master Technician. In addition to holding the basic inspection licenses, Craig has his Class E License for Cumberland Emissions Inspections. When Bruce is not working, Craig is our main contact person for our customers.

Rodney Collard; Automotive Technician Rod has been employed with us since 2007 but has been in the automotive field since 1981. Rod prefers to work on our large Fleet Vehicles.

Brett Lacasse has been with us since 2016. He has prior experience from his time at Quirk & Prime. Brett is a Massabesic High School graduate and willingly takes any/all training offered since he’s been with us.

Caleb Moody has worked on vehicles since graduating from Westbrook High School. His previous work at U-Haul and Sears Auto Center have helped him adjust here at Bruces Auto.

Rob Membrino has been working on vehicles since he was a kid. Rob has worked for other reputable small family businesses in our area and we welcome his knowledge as our newest member of Bruce’s Auto.