About Our Shop in Walnut Creek, CA

Serving the Community Since 1992

Since 1992, German Auto Clinic has been providing top quality auto repair and maintenance services in Walnut Creek, California. We are a family owned and operated full-service general repair shop. Providing reliable car repairs and the highest quality automotive services while ensuring complete customer satisfaction is our goal. That’s why our foreman mechanic is an ASE Master Technician, and why we take great pride in utilizing state-of-the-art technology for all of our auto services.

So have a seat in our clean, comfortable waiting room and enjoy the free Wi-Fi, or utilize our free BART shuttle service, while we take care of all your automotive needs!

Meet The Team

Jose A. Lara


Jose arrived in the United States at the age of 17 in 1977, from Ecuador. He finished high school in San Francisco, and completed his basic studies at San Francisco Community College. Jose further continued his education by taking automotive technology studies at Skyline College. Jose worked as a technician in San Francisco from 1979-1992. In 1992, he purchased German Auto Clinic. Jose has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. His pride and joy is his orange BMW 2002 tii.

*M.A.C.S. Certified in Air Conditioning

Yolanda Lara

Office Manager

Yolanda is married to Jose and she has been working in the automotive industry since 1992. She received her Associate degree from City College in San Francisco. Yolanda is responsible for the company’s finances, bookkeeping, as well as assisting customers. Yolanda drives a blue 1985 Mercedes-Benz diesel.