Our Business

Eye Street Automotive is not only an icon of Bakersfield, but a trusted name for nearly 60 years. Our staff of ASE certified automotive technicians can handle virtually any problem that may arise. Whether you are in need of simple maintenance or a complete engine overhaul, Eye Street Automotive is here to handle your needs.


Our service center is equiped with the latest technologoy to ensure that your car meets or exceeds the factory standards. Foregin or domestic Eye Street Automotive can handle your repair needs. We stay up to date with all of the industry innovations to ensure we are able to provide you with the best service possible.


Eye Street Automotive is a California Certified Smog Center. We are not only able to test your vehicle, but also repair any issue that may cause your automobile to fail its smog test. 


Personal customer care, fair and transparent pricing, as well as high quality in our work are of the greatest importance to us. We gladly provide you with advice at any time, and we do our best to ensure your comfort and safety on the road.


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The Team

Rob Northam

Owner/Service Technian


With 27 years with Eye Street Automotive. Rob along with his partner Raul acquired Eye Street Automotive January 1, 2022 from retiring Bob Klingenberg.


Rob has previous experence with automotive repair along and parts sales totaling 37 with NAPA Auto Parts, Tune-Up Masters and more. Rob has the experience needed to diagnose the issues with your vehicle. Rob is also ASE certified in automotive Diagnostics and Electrical making him not only the peron working with the customers but also one to resolve the problems under the hood. 


Raul Flores

Owner/Service Technician


With over 40 years experience in the automotive industry and 30 of those years with Eye Street, Raul is a valuable member of the Eye Street Family. Raul along with his partner Rob acquired Eye Street Automotive January 1, 2022 from retiring Bob Klingenberg.


Raul is ASE certified in Smog, Drivability, and Diagnostics as well as possessing his California State Smog Certification, and ASE Master Technian Certification. Raul has the ability to resolve all of your automotive problems. 


Michael Colangelo

Service Technician


Michael is the newest member to the Eye Street family with 5 years as a service technician and Hot Rod Specialist. Michael has another 55 years experience in high performance engine and suspension implementation. Michael possesses a unique knowledge that is a lost art in most industries. 

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