Welcome to our Auto Repair Shop

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair is a full-service, family owned and operated auto repair shop located in Kelowna BC.

For over 20 years, it has been our mission to provide honest advice, high-quality work and excellent customer service.

We provide an environment where all of our customers, including women, feel welcome and respected.

Meet the Team

Ivar Hoiland

Ivar Hoiland

Owner, Red Seal Journeyman Automotive Technician & Transmission Specialist
Building Kelowna Transmission & Auto repair into the top of the line, reputable, full-service auto repair shop it is today is truly a dream turned reality for Ivar, who bought the small Kelowna business over 20 years ago. Ivar is an incredibly skilled and experienced technician, with a speciality in building transmissions. Ivar is grateful to be able to do what he loves, every day, with his family by his side. On weekends, Ivar and his wife Marcelle enjoy 4-wheeling and look forward to cruising the highway in their motorhome. Ivar is an honest technician and hopes you will consider his family owned and operated business the next time you need high-quality auto service or expert repairs, are interested in performance upgrades or simply trustworthy automotive advice.
Marcelle Hoiland

Marcelle Hoiland

Owner, Bookkeeper & Marketing
Definitely the peace keeper, supporting Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair throughout the years has been ultimately fulfilling for Marcelle. Marcelle and Ivar moved to Kelowna in 1993 where together they raised their three wonderful children, Ryan, Randy and Mckenzie. Growing the business has presented Marcelle with opportunities to proudly support important organizations such as the Kelowna Women’s Shelter, the Okanagan College Trades Training Centre Complex as well as local community food banks. Marcelle and Ivar spend much of their free time side by side, an example of their life-long partnership outside of the family business. Marcelle believes all customers, including women, have the right to feel welcome and respected and hopes you will visit the shop the next time you’re in need of auto service, repairs or advice.
Randy Hoiland

Randy Hoiland

Awesome Service Advisor
Randy, son of Ivar and Marcelle, was happy to join the family business in 2013. Randy contributes a wealth of knowledge, exceptional customer service skills and a permanent smile. An interesting fact about Randy is that he has 9 screws and 1 drill bit in his foot. But that doesn’t stop him from enjoying our beautiful Okanagan to the fullest with hobbies like golfing and 4-wheeling. Randy looks forward to greeting you and ensures your 100% satisfaction the next time you visit Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair.
Matt Fischer

Matt Fischer

Red Seal Journeyman Automotive Technician
Born and raised in Kelowna, Matt has become an important member of Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair team since joining the business 2013. Matt’s focus is on general auto repairs, vehicle inspections, diagnostics and fabrication. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing computer games. Matt also enjoys many outdoor activities such as dirt biking, 4-wheeling and camping, of course. Matt is a knowledgeable and experienced technician who takes great pride in high quality work.

 

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair in the Community

We are honoured to support local organizations doing important work in the Okanagan.
Together, we can help those helping our community.

The Kelowna Women’s Shelter provides free food, shelter, counselling, support and preventive education to women and their children who have experienced intimate partner violence.

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair will donate a portion of every vehicle repair to the Kelowna Women’s Shelter.

Okanagan College is committed to a sustainable future and to providing students with accessible, high education and training.

Kelowna Transmission and Auto Repair is proud to support local trades training and tradespeople by donating $10,000 to the development of Okanagan College’s new Trade Complex,  one of the most advanced and sustainable trades training facilities in the world.

Unfortunately, students (and their families) experience food insecurity, too.

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair is proud to support Pantry: A Student Food Bank, a campus organization supporting students at UBCO.

Our Warranty Programs, an Investment in our Customers

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair is proud to be a local NAPA AutoCare Centre and pleased to offer the NAPA “Peace of Mind” Nationwide Limited Warranty at no additional cost to the customer. This warranty covers parts and labour on qualifying repairs for 12 months / 20,000 km, and, is honoured nationwide by a network of NAPA AutoCare Centres, so you're protected even while traveling.

Kelowna Transmission & Auto Repair is a proud member of ATRA, the largest Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association in the world. We are pleased to offer The Golden Rule Warranty on all automatic transmission work at no additional cost to the customer. With over 2000 members throughout the United States and Canada, this warranty plan allows repairs by member shops nationwide, giving you peace of mind while traveling.