About Us

slides2Automotive Specialty LLC is a family owned business established in 1982 and proudly serves Richmond, VA and surrounding counties. We currently employ two Automotive Technicians and a Service Advisor.

Meet Ted


Ted Grabowski, founder of Automotive Specialty LLC, has over 45 years of experience in the automotive industry. His exposure and passion for automotive repair started in high school and stayed with him throughout his career. He also acquired additional training by working for a car dealership. Ted is an ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician.

Meet Jeff


Like Ted, Jeff Donovan was in high school when his interest in automotive and car repair first ignited. He has been with Automotive Specialty LLC for 24 years and has a total of 30 years experience in the field. Jeff is also an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician.

Meet Betty


Betty Grabowski is usually the first voice you hear when contacting Automotive Specialty. She has been with the company since it was established in 1982. She is the office manager, appointment scheduler, service writer or parts runner when needed, and all around Business Manager.

Community Involvement

The company is very active in the community and have constantly supported the following:

  • Children’s Wish Foundation
  • Handicap Olympics
  • Children’s Hospital Charities
  • Police Charities

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
International Automotive Technicians Network (IATN)