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The Rich History Of Circle M Tire & Automotive

Circle M Tire & Automotive has a rich history as a trusted auto repair shop in Bakersfield, but our history actually begins years before our shop was opened. Our dedication to serving our community with expert auto mechanics and fleet maintenance was inspired by the journey of our owners' great grandparents!

Our Story Begins On A Farm

The story of Circle M Tire & Automotive begins in Portugal, where owner Chris Machado’s grandfather is from. He immigrated to America and ended up in Bakersfield, where he worked as a farmer on a dairy farm. It was here he met Chris Machado’s grandma, and where the history of Circle M Tire & Automotive began.

The Machado family began as dairy farmers and then worked as hay brokers once the dairy industry started to shrink in Bakersfield. As a third generation farmer, Chris Machado had grown up watching his family work with big rigs and agricultural fleets. He knew of their common complaints and noticed where their pain points were. It was this that inspired Circle M.

We Began By Working In The Fleet Business

Circle M Truck Repair was Chris’s first shop. It was dedicated to providing fleet and maintenance vehicles with the care that his family had always wanted and transformed to even more. Circle M Truck Repair became a trusted name in fleet maintenance and management for the Bakersfield area and beyond.

Our Auto Shop Was Created With You In Mind

After becoming an expert in the fleet maintenance game, Chris Machado decided it was time to bring his transparent and trustworthy services to the people of Bakersfield. He opened his shop in hopes of changing the reputation of automotive repair–no longer would people walk out of a shop feeling lied to or confused, but empowered to make the best choices about their vehicles and like they had a partner in keeping their car healthy.

As a family-owned auto repair business, we treat every customer like an owner of an investment in auto repair. Our processes and procedures, combined with our NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty, guarantee your satisfaction with every service we provide. We offer after-hours drop-offs, complimentary snacks & Wi-Fi, and comfortable rest areas to make your wait more enjoyable. And with our expertise in fleet maintenance, we can help keep your business moving forward. Your car is more than just a means of transportation; it's a family asset. At Circle M Tire & Automotive, we understand the importance of keeping your vehicle running at its best.

Schedule Your Visit Today!

Schedule an appointment at our 10120 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93312 location. Our hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We proudly serve Kern County, including Bakersfield, Rosedale, Seven Oaks, Old Stockdale, Westchester, Downtown Bakersfield, Shafter, Uptown Rosedale, Westside Bakersfield, and the Bakersfield Country Club. We look forward to seeing you soon and showing you the Circle M Tire & Automotive difference!