Arch’s  Automotive Service & Smog

Serving Nevada County for over 76 years

Shop: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm · Smog: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Smog hours may change depending on how many cars are in line.
(530) 273-4540 · Smog Shop (530) 273-7608 · Fax (530) 273-3831

  • Brendan, Arch, Wally Brooks

    Brendan, Arch, and Wally Brooks

  • Brendan and Wally Brooks

    Brendan and Wally Brooks

  • Auto Air Conditioning

    Service Diploma [1962]

  • Racing Sponsor

    Racing Sponsor

About Arch’s Automotive Service & Smog

Arch’s Automotive Service & Smog was started in 1941 by Arch and Carol Brooks. Back in those days they worked on every component of the vehicle.

“We did not have a choice, there were few specialized shops back then so we had to make do with what we had, and we did a good job.”

Arch Brooks - 1986

Arch passed down the business to his son Wally Brooks in 1976 until he retired in 2004. Arch’s Automotive Service & Smog is now owned and operated by Kevin Maltese — who has been with Arch's Automotive for the last 31 years — and Arch’s grandson Brendan Brooks — who, after 4 years in the Navy came back to the business.

“I grew up here, I love it up here, and I'm honored to keep this business thriving that my grandparents started over 70 years ago.”

Brendan Brooks 2004

Arch’s Automotive works on most domestic and import vehicles. Our technicians are ASE certified, and are continually being trained and educated in the latest developments concerning the auto repair industry. We want to earn your business and trust.

Arch’s Automotive History

Arch and Carol Brooks

Carol & Arch Brooks [circa 1950's]

Arch and Carol Brooks

Carol & Arch Brooks

Arch and Carol Brooks

Carol & Arch Brooks

Mark IV Auto Air Conditioning Diploma

Mark IV Auto Air Conditioning Diploma [1962]

receipt on account

receipt on account [1963]

Arch Brooks

Arch Brooks

Arch Brooks

Arch Brooks

Auto Racing Sponsor

Auto Racing Sponsor

Brendan and Wally Brooks

Brendan and Wally Brooks

Brendan, Arch, and Wally Brooks

Brendan, Arch, and Wally Brooks

Newspaper Article

Newspaper Article [1994]

Arch’s Automotive Repair & Smog Grass Valley
1355 East Main Street Grass Valley, California 95945
Phone: (530) 273-4540 URL of Map

Automotive Repair | Auto Repair | Smog Inspection | Grass Valley

1355 East Main Street • Grass Valley, California 95945
(530) 273-4540 • Smog Shop (530) 273-7608 • Fax (530) 273-3831

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