About Us

Olive Auto Center has won Angie's List's Super Service Award many years in a row! We also have an A rating on BBB and voted Best Auto Repair Shop in Burbank 2014. Get to know the amazing team here at Olive Auto Center that are ready to serve you.

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Bobby Talebi | Olive Auto Center

Bobby Talebi:

Bobby has been running Olive Auto Center since 2012. He grew up in Silicon Valley. Shortly after his high school graduation he attended a trade school called Wyo Tech and received his AA degree in HVAC. Bobby also has an EPA Certificate Section 608 and attended two years of Jr. college majoring in Business. His first job was with his uncle at an independent shop in San Jose for three years, and then found himself a job at Stevens Creek Subaru/ Hyundai as a Parts Master Technician. In 2007 he moved with his family to Souther California and has been working at Olive Auto Center ever since. His hobbies include cars, motorcycles, camping, and backpacking. Fun fact: he also raced 2 summers at a race track in Central California at Bottom Willow Raceway.


Joseph Sarian | Olive Auto Center

Joseph Sarian:

Joseph is an ASE-Certified technician. He was born and raised in Iran. He first started working on cars in the late 1980's in his father's shop. He moved to the US in 2000, and started working at Olive Auto Center around that same time. After a brief stint from 2003-06 working in other shops, Joseph returned to Olive Auto Center and continues his quality work here today. Fun fact: he has been growing his hair out for ten years, and his beard for five.

Jorge Chavez | Olive Auto Center

Jorge Chavez:

Jorge is an ASE-Certified Technician and registered Smog Technician. He grew up in El Salvador and immigrated to the US in 1981. Jorge developed an interest in cars soon after, and in 1990 began working on them professionally. Due to his values and work ethics he has dedicated himself to working in small shops. Jorge also enjoys coaching basketball and soccer, and drives a 1973 Chevy Nova.

Jorge Chavez | Olive Auto Center

Jay Manansala:

Jay is an expereinced ASE-Certified Technician of 19 years and started as a technician with Olive Auto Center in 2022. When Jay is not working on cars, Jay enjoys spending time with his family and freinds. The best part of his day is always coming home to his 3 kids. Jay is very intrigued with low rider culture, but loves cars in general.

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