About Us


BMB Automotive has been providing quality car care in Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1959. We are a family-owned business delivering honest and professional automotive repair and auto maintenance services to the people of Waltham and surrounding areas. The quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians at BMB Automotive employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles.

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BMB Automotive is a local, independent, full service auto repair shop offering friendly, professional, expert work on all makes of cars, SUVs and light trucks. We have been in business in Waltham since 1959 and are committed to establishing a long trusting relationship with our customers. Our goal is to become your regular mechanic. Maintaining a vehicle in great working condition is one of our top priorities here at BMB Automotive. We believe by getting to know our customers and their vehicles so we can help to maximize the life, safety, and reliability of your investment. We’ll give you our professional point of view on your vehicle to help you decide if a new vehicle is the right choice for you. We specialize in factory recommended mileage auto services/scheduled maintenance as well as a complete range of repair services on all vehicles. Body and collision work performed as well. Providing our customers with an affordable alternative to the dealer for the life of your vehicle. All of our mechanics are ASE certified and carefully chosen for their knowledge, experience and commitment to excellent work.

Our Team

Steve Hodgetts
Owner & Co-Lead Mechanic

Steve has owned Boston Muffler, Brake and Automotive since 1989. He began as a professional mechanic in 1980 and has decades of experience in the automotive repair industry. He is an ASE-certified Master Technician and holds an auto insurance appraisal certification for auto body and collision. In addition, he has additional certifications in other major aspects of the field.

Minh Phan
Manager & Co-Lead Mechanic

Minh has decades of experience in the automotive repair industry. He is also an ASE certified technician and holds an auto insurance appraisal certification from Northeastern University. He is an expert diagnostic technician as well as a skilled auto body technician. He has been with the BMB Automotive team since 2009.

Our full service body shop is located in Needham but add in there can drop off conveniently in either location.

Please be sure to go to our Shop Specials section for our current coupons and specials.

Come by and visit our clean and professional shop in Waltham, Massachusetts.

About NAPA AutoCare


As a NAPA AutoCare Center, we follow a strict code of ethics so customers will know up-front what to expect. As part of this code, we pledge:

  • To perform high-quality diagnostic and repair service at a fair price using quality NAPA parts.
  • To employ ASE-certified technicians.
  • To be dedicated to customer satisfaction.
  • To exercise reasonable care for the customer’s property while it is in our possession.
  • To obtain prior authorization and provide a price estimate for work performed.
  • To provide a system for fair settlement of customer complaints should they occur.
  • To maintain the highest standards of our profession.
  • To uphold the integrity of all members of the NAPA AutoCare Program.

Our National NAPA AutoCare Warranty
We currently offer the NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty, which provides our customers with 12 month/12,000 miles of worry-free protection on qualifying parts and labor. Wherever you may travel, our warranty is honored at more than 14,000 NAPA AutoCare locations across the country.


251 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA 02452