Learn More About Us

We founded Global Automotive Services in 2000 to proudly serve automobile owners in the Prestons area. We all grew up in love with the power and feel of vehicles — don’t hesitate to ask about our favorites, but you might be sticking around for awhile!

We’re passionate about cars, and we bring that passion to the work we do. Our mechanics are professional, quick and careful. We’ll send you home driving a safe vehicle that meets all regulations and inspections.


Meet Our Mechanics

Who We Are

The team members at Global Automotive Services are all highly trained and experienced technicians, and we invite you to stop by our auto shop in Prestons for our fast and comprehensive maintenance and repair services. We’re dedicated to providing outstanding customer service. Stop by to say hello and keep your car running its best.


Team Member - David Schekede

Operation & Service Manager

  • David is a qualified Car, Truck and Plant Mechanic with more than 27 yrs experience.

  • He has more than 5yrs full time experience as a Technical Trainer and Assessor at Westrac Institute, and 3yrs Part-time as a Heavy Vehicle Teacher at TAFE.

  • He has a Diploma in Motor Industry Management, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 410110), and a Degree in Adult Education Training.

  • David has more than 12yrs experience working as a Workshop Manager, Controller and Supervisor; He also worked as a Field Service Mechanic for Komatsu Forklifts and as a Plant Mechanic and a Technical Trainer for Westrac Pty (CAT).

  • He has experience in all Mechanical and Hydraulics Systems, and minor Electrical and body repairs; working on Plant Equipment, Trucks and Trailers, Aircraft Ground Support Equipment, Forklifts, Buses, Utes, SUVs and cars, including small engines.

Team Member - Allan Luphahla

Mechanic & Admin

  • Allan is a qualified Truck and Plant Mechanic with more than 15 years’ workshop experience, and more than five years as a full-time sub-contractor.

  • He worked for BHP overseas as diesel plant fitter and workshop leading hand

  • Allan has a National certificate in Diesel plant Trade certificate and Crafts Certificate.

  • He is an Automotive RMS HUAIS Proprietor Examiner for Heavy and Light Vehicles