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Changing the “Crooked Mechanic” Ideology

Changing the “Crooked Mechanic” Ideology

At the heart and soul of Koulloukian’s business philosophy is teaching Mazvo’s customers to be familiar with their own vehicles, so they can be 100% confident that they aren’t being swindled by a crooked mechanic. He encourages them to ask questions, never hesitates to offer explanations in layman’s terms, and even offers car care classes – free of charge – to help clients go from intimidated to confident when it comes to automotive matters.

Beyond Repair

Beyond Repair

He's a devoted husband, a doting father, and a small business owner: all noble, yet normal, pursuits. But spend a few moments chatting with Shahe Koulloukian, and you'll quickly realize that he isn't your average guy. First of all, he's fluent in six languages (seven,...

Can You Speak for Your Car?

Can You Speak for Your Car?

Even if it didn't come with impressive horsepower or WiFi connectivity, your car is the biggest and most expensive gadget you own. Since you probably don't trade your vehicle in as often as your smartphone, keeping it in peak operating condition is vital to keeping...

Simply Sophisticated

Simply Sophisticated

Mechanics have never had the reputation for being the most trustworthy profession – but Shahe Koulloukian, owner of Mazvo Auto Care Center, has made it his personal crusade to change that perception. And for over two decades, he has run his business based on empathy,...

Debunking the Myth of the “Female Driver”

Debunking the Myth of the “Female Driver”

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: a meek damsel in distress, standing over her steaming car engine on the side of the road, pacing in confusion while on her cell phone. We've all seen this tired old scene on TV and in movies. For decades, the world of cars has...

How to Know if Your Auto Shop is Honest

How to Know if Your Auto Shop is Honest

It could happen to any driver: you hear squeaking or grinding coming from your brakes. You're in dire need of service to keep you safe on the road, and desperation sends you to the closest repair shop. But they're dishonest, and questionable business practices and...