We care for your vehicle as if it were our own.


Open Road Automotive has been providing quality car care in Houston, TX, since 2020. We are a family-owned business delivering honest and professional automotive repair and auto maintenance services to the people of Houston and surrounding areas.

The quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians at Open Road Automotive employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles. Our shop follows a strict code of ethics to ensure the safety of drivers and passengers.

Family-owned and operated, Open Road Automotive is your expert, full-service automotive repair center serving Houston, TX.

We are located near the neighborhoods of Garden Oaks, Oak Forest, and the Greater Heights area.

Our promise to you is to consistently provide the best customer service and auto repair with complete integrity and excellence. We accomplish this by utilizing industry-leading diagnostics and technology all while you relax in our warm and inviting lobby with free WiFi, complimentary Starbucks coffee, and courtesy snacks.

We understand that auto repairs can be stressful which is why we are committed to making your visit headache-free! We also stand behind our work by offering a 24 month/24,000-mile warranty on most repairs. You can count on our ASE-certified Master Technician to get it right the first time! Give us a call so we can serve you today!

We believe integrity, excellence, and communication are essential when having your vehicle serviced. This is why we will only recommend necessary maintenance and repairs to your vehicle in order to maintain it’s safety and performance. We don’t cut corners and will only use the best parts for your vehicle. You can have peace of mind that your car is being repaired right, the first time. If you are ever dissatisfied for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right!

We work hard to provide exceptional customer service, extend the life of your vehicle, and get you back on the open road, and confident in your vehicle’s overall performance.

Chris Shute – Owner/Operator/Master Technician

Chris is an ASE Certified, Master Automotive Technician with an eye for detail. Chris grew up in Houston and has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry graduating with a Business degree from Asbury University in 2008 and from Universal Technical Institute in 2003. He enjoys participating in SCCA autocross events in the Houston area. Chris truly lives his passion for all things car related. He is happy to diagnose and assist you with all your auto repair needs.

Joy Shute

With a passion for serving others, Joy is happy to check in customers, and keep them updated every step of the way during their car repair process. She enjoys building authentic relationships with customers, and making sure they are happy with our services and able to get back on the open road..

Richard Martin

As a member of our customer relations team Richard is happy to assist with anything that needs to be done at Open Road Automotive. His upbeat demeanor and business experience make him a valuable member of our team. He has traveled all over the US, and knows all the best places on America’s open roads!