Dale Langhout and his little friend Abby


Career: Dale started working as a mechanic in 1966.


First Car: 1955 Chevrolet


Family: Dale was happily married for 40 years, to the girl of his dreams, and was blessed with two children that make him extremely proud. He also has 3 wonderful grandchildren.


Lifegoal: To be a person of integrity and contribute to society.


Travis Langhout


First Car: 1966 Volkswagen Bug


Career: After hanging out in the shop with dad since he was little, Travis joined the family business in 1994.


Family: Travis has been married since 1997 and has 3 wonderful children, as well as one dog.


Sports: When Travis is not elbow deep under the hood of a car, he enjoys dirt biking, football, and baseball.




Career: Volvo technician for 10 years at a Bay Area dealership. Started with EAS in 2013.


First Car: 1979 Volkswagen Rabbit Diesel


Sports: Mountain Biking, Dirt Biking


Activities: Camping


Ultimate Goal: See more of the world.



Career: Daniel has been in the automotive industry since 1990.


Family: Daniel is happily married to his high school sweetheart Charla. They have two beautiful children Matthew and Miranda.


First Car: 1965 Chevy Impala 2 door coupe


Activities: He enjoys tinkering with cars, watching 49er and Giant's games and spending time with family and friends.



Career: Jesus has been a mechanic since 2007 and has worked at a Jaguar dealership and an independent shop. He joined the EAS family in 2017.


First Car: Blue 3 door 1989 Acura Integra.


Family: He has been married to his wonderful wife Teela since 2003 and they have 3 very active and fun boys, Jesus, Emilio & Orlando, who keep them very busy!


Activities:Jesus likes to take his boys to different parks and play soccer, basketball and Frisbee with them.


Goals: He hopes to teach his kids to make a good impact in society.



First Car: 1969 Ford Fairlane


Career: Began working for EAS in 2004.


Family: Proud father of 3 wonderful children and one dog.


Activities: Dancing and pool.


Parts Manager

First Car: 1977 Volkswagen Sirocco


Favorite Car: Aston Martin DB9


Family: Very proud to be the father of two wonderful sons.


Life Goal: Raise his children to be productive members of society, retire and travel the United States.


Service Writer

Career: Has had a lifetime of automotive experience with the last 12 years specializing in MBZ and Volvo.


Family: Stephen has three great sons that he is very proud of, and a Chinese pug and Belgian shipperke.


Interests: Restoring his 1960's cars, motor sports, hiking, rafting, bike riding, and taking his dogs to the ocean. Stephen has been singing for years and has been the lead singer in several local bands. He now loves writing Christian music.


Ultimate Goal: Enjoy people and see Christ in everything and everyone.


Parts Assistant

Career: Started working for EAS in 1992.


Family: Cyndi has been married to her best friend since 1989, has 2 wonderful children and a cute little dog.


Hobbies: Gardening, camping with family, sewing, and crafting.


Ultimate Goal: Travel the United States and enjoy time with my family.



Career: Started with EAS in 2001


Family: Doreen has been married since 1984 to her amazing husband. They have a wonderful daughter and son-in-law, two beautiful grandchildren and a German Shepherd.


Activities: Doreen serves at the Salvation Army and church, enjoys traveling to the mountains, ocean, wine country and Kauai.


Ultimate Goal: To always enjoy and appreciate all the wonderful family and friends who are part of her life.


Co-Owner of European Automotive Specialties

In Memory of Georgia Langhout


Georgia was a kind and thoughtful lady with a beautiful smile. We knew her as wife, Mom, and/or a great friend. Her hard work, determination and love for other people helped make European Automotive Specialties the success that it is today. We all miss her and work hard to insure the integrity and the high standards for which she stood.


-The family and employees of European Automotive Specialties

Serving You Since 1990

About Us

European Automotive Specialties (E.A.S) is a family-owned business specializing in the precise mechanical repair of European automobiles.


We have more than 100 years of experience among our factory trained technicians, who are trained in the repair of Mercedes Benz, BMW, VW, Volvo, Mini, Land Rover, Audi and Jaguar. A combination of the best automotive technicians in the field and the latest computer diagnostic tools has enabled us to proudly keep you and your car safely on the road.


Total customer satisfaction is our number one goal. If you are looking for a specialty automotive repair shop that you can trust with your car, please consider European Automotive Specialties the next time you are in need of mechanical repairs. We, the Langhout family and our professional staff, truly consider it a privilege to serve you.


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