Ace Auto 2017-02-03T21:35:23+00:00

Ace Auto Electrical Ashburton are your specialists in Auto Electrical work in Mid Canterbury.
Located in the Riverside Industrial Park, Steve and his team at Ace Auto are the guys you can trust when it comes to electrical issues with your vehicle.

No machine is out of bounds to this skilled, professional team. Cars, Farming machinery, Boats and Trailers are all welcome at Ace Auto.
They pride themselves on ‘doing it once, and doing it right’ and their 2 year workmanship guarantee is something you can rely on.


We offer full electrical services and air conditioning for your vehicle or machine.
We are proud to offer a 1 year warranty on all products and a workmanship guarantee of 2 years on all services.
We also offer full diagnostics tests, so if you’re not sure give us a call and we’ll be happy to help!

If you’re having any problems with:

  • Headlights
  • Stereos
  • Batteries
  • Dashboard warning lights
  • Air conditioning
  • Starter motors
  • Alternators
  • Trailer lighting

Then you need to come and see us at Ace Auto Electrical Ashburton.


In 2012, Stephen Anderson decided he was ready to the take the next step in his career.
After working in the industry for 16 years Stephen took the plunge and opened his own Auto Electrical business in Ashburton.
Four years on and Ace Auto is a thriving business in the heart of Ashburton. Their staff are professional and enjoy good banter with each other. Providing a top-notch service is the main focus for this energetic team.

Stephen Anderson

Owner | Operator

Steve has been working in this industry since he left school, which he admits was a very long time ago! 20 years on he is now the passionate, motivated owner/operator of Ace Auto Electrical.
Being the owner of a small business in Ashburton has also given Steve the opportunity to give back to his community through local sponsorship. In his spare time Steve enjoys a round of golf, fishing and relaxing on the couch with a good glass of red!

Andy Skinner

Auto Electrician

Andy has 30 years’ experience as an Auto Electrician and has worked with Steve for 20 years, moving with him into the new Ace Auto business. He is also the Air Conditioning Specialist with 15 years experience in Air Conditioning.
Andy made Ashburton his home 25 years ago and hopes he will be considered a local soon!
In his downtime Andy enjoys mountain biking with his wife and three children.

Adam Williams

Auto Electrician

Mid Cantabrian born and bred, Adam brings with him 12 years of experience and a great sense of humour.

When he’s not working fervently at Ace Auto, Adam is busy restoring old school cars, dirt biking or enjoying time with his two children.

Bradley Wellman

The Apprentice

The newest member of the team is Bradley, the apprentice. With a strong desire to learn and qualify in his trade, Bradley is enthusiastic and enjoys the problem solving aspect of this job.

On his days off Bradley enjoys 4wheel driving (especially the Rakaia tracks) or riding his dirt bike.

Sam McCauley

Parts & Admin Assistant

With a keen interest and background in car mechanics and an innate ability to keep the boys under control, Sam is the friendly face that will greet you when you visit Ace Auto Ashburton.

When she’s not ordering parts and coordinating jobs at Ace Auto, Sam enjoys spending her weekends tinkering with cars and spending time outdoors with friends


No request is too big or too small for our team. If it matters to you, it matters to us.
We look forward to hearing from you.
P 03 307 2236 | M 027 307 2236
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Ace Auto Electrical Ashburton are specialists in Auto Electrical work in Mid Canterbury. Based in Ashburton, we offer full electrical services, air conditioning and diagnostic testing for vehicles and machinery.
We currently have a team of four Auto Electricians, a parts coordinator and an accounts/admin manager.

With our current administrator moving to Christchurch we have an opening for a new administration manager. We are looking for someone experienced in all administration duties that can step into this position and take control. Applicants must be positive, self motivated and work well with a team.

Applicants must have experience in the following:
Accounts - Xero would be an advantage
Microsoft office
Advertising/Marketing/Social Media
Office support

This position will start at 20 hours per week with potential to increase to full time. Hours are flexible to suit the successful applicant.

Must have a full NZ drivers licence as some driving will be required.

Please send your C.V. and cover letter to no later than 31/7/17.
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As the weather worsens this winter, you need to make sure your vehicles lights and batteries are up to scratch to stay safe on the road.
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