“Garttmeyer Automotive in Wayne, PA is your trustworthy partner”

We Keep Your Car Running Like New

Why Garttmeyer?

Why Garttmeyer

Our Auto Repair Shop

Garttmeyer Automotive is your trustworthy partner for all kinds of auto repairs and services performed by some of the best auto mechanics in the business. Your personal safety is assured when your car is on the road running smoothly. That’s why we don’t merely provide comprehensive services, but we also perform important safety checks for you.

Our auto repair shop in Wayne, PA is equipped with the latest car diagnostic equipment and your vehicle is repaired by our highly qualified, experienced technicians.

Superior customer service, honest advice and fair prices, as well as performing high quality work are of the greatest importance to us. We do our best to ensure your comfort and safety on the road.

Chris Sharpless, Owner

  • Philadelphia Main Line Auto Repair since 1991.
  • Specialists in European Car Repairs
  • Serving Wayne, Villanova, Bryn Mawr, Narberth, Bala Cynwyd, Devon, King of Prussia, Berwyn, Paoli, and more

Chris Sharpless Owner of Garttmeyer Automotive is also one of our master technicians. Chris has been doing auto repair in the Philadelphia area for over 23 years.

Chris Sharpless


Bob Elder has been in the automotive business for over 20 years. Specializing in customer service he went on to teaching customer service skills nationwide for the largest retail automotive services provider, Bridgestone Retail Operations, owners of Firestone Complete Auto Care and TiresPlus. After years of traveling the country teaching, he eventually came to Garttmeyer Automotive to serve as service advisor. Here he has found a home doing what he loves, working one on one with customers advising them how to best maintain and service their vehicles with the advice and skill of the best technicians in the business.

Bob Elder


Darren was born and raised in Lancaster, PA. He graduated from UTI Exton after completing the Ford and Mercedes Benz programs. He started working on cars professionally in 2014 but has enjoyed working on his own cars since he began driving when turned 16. He started his career at Quick Lube and has since worked with multiple dealerships. Darren has been a member of the Garttmeyer team since 2021 and has enjoyed every minute of it. In his free time, he enjoys playing coed softball and watching any Philly sports.

Darren Flawd


James Harper is an ASE certified master technician who has been repairing European vehicles for over 10 years. James is a certified Hybrid/Electric vehicle specialist, a diesel engine diagnostic specialist, and an advanced engine performance/drivability specialist. James currently holds an A.A.S. degree in Automotive High Performance Technology and a B.A.S. degree in Automotive Supervision. Outside of work, James is an avid Ford enthusiast who enjoys upgrading and modifying vehicles to enhance their appearance and performance. James is also a trained TIG/MIG welder capable of welding aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. If you have questions about aftermarket performance upgrades or custom tuning, James is the person to talk to.

James Harper