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Victoria's automotive industry has returned to work after months of lockdown, with businesses in both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria once again permitted to operate at full capacity.

And if you've been sitting on your hands waiting to get your car maintenance checklist ticked off, there's never been a better time.

To help you get back out there and stimulate the local economy, we asked our loyal CarAdvice readers to tell us about their own automotive businesses, big and small, in the newly-revived state.

Whether you need a new part, a meticulous detail, a scheduled service or just some good old-fashioned TLC, these businesses have you covered.

Shop local and help jump-start Victoria's economy!


Tuke's Auto Detailing, Wodonga

"From doing your average kid hauler to your weekend pride and joy," is Tuke's motto.

From interiors, to engines, to wheels, they've got your car's post-lockdown facelift handled.

Located in Wodonga, Victoria, 0447 514 555 or visit Tuke's Auto Detailing on Facebook for more information.

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JDMParts.Rupewrecht, Melbourne

Need a unique update for your project car? This Melbourne-based auction service sources new and old rare parts from Japan for all makes and models.

Specialising in Mazda, Mazdaspeed and Japanese wheels, JDMParts.Rupewrecht has been around since 2005 and you can shop all their current stock via Gumtree.

For more information, visit JDMParts.Rupewrecht on Facebook.

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Clickable Automotive, Melbourne

Clickable Automotive has been operating as an online BMW parts specialist since 2011 and they also happen to be, in their words, "proudly Melbourne based".

If you're in a hurry, they offer same-day shipping if you order before 1pm, as well as express delivery options.

You can shop Clickable Automotive's range online at this link or contact them directly within business hours on 1300-739-311.

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Ralph Guastella Motors, Brunswick West

In the words of the team at Ralph Guastella Motors: "We are a third-generation, family-run mechanical workshop in Brunswick West, Victoria.

"We love our cars through and through and offer everything from logbook servicing, to major servicing, rebuilding and tyres and alignment specialists. We also have a classics department to keep the older vehicles in tip-top shape."

Visit their website at this link, or give them a call at 03 9387 7460.

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Auto Attention, Melbourne

Offering mobile car washing and detailing, paint correction, paint protection and ceramic coating, Auto Attention has a team of specialists who pride themselves on their "exacting standards".

With particular experience in the world of high-end luxury vehicles, the Auto Attention team can perfect your beloved car from the inside out.

To book with Auto Attention, call 0488 123 458, or head to their website at this link.

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Motor Social, Melbourne

If you're already in the automotive industry and are looking to amplify your brand or business, Motor Social is a digital and social media production agency for dealerships.

Their services include showroom photography, video production, lead generation, review and response management and EDM generation.

You can get in touch with Motor Social via their LinkedIn page.


Werribee Toyota and Peter Davey Suzuki, Hoppers Crossing

Like many others, it's been a tough few months for the staff at this family-run Toyota and Suzuki dealership.

"We want everyone to know that we are all so excited to open up and see all our customers," General Sales Manager Nick Galea said.

Located at 212-216 Old Geelong Road, Hoppers Crossing. Call 03 9741 3344 or visit Werribee Toyota or Peter Davey Suzuki online.

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