Since 1986

About us

Providing Expert & Honest Service For Over 30 Years

Our History

A family business with humble roots, Action Automotive has weathered economic downturns to evolve into a full-service tire and automotive repair service center capable of serving both small and large vehicles. Bill McIntosh began with a single light-duty tow truck and grew the business into a well-respected vehicle repair facility in eastern Ontario, serving Trenton and our surrounding area neighbors since 1986.

Our key business focus is in the areas of:

  • General Vehicle Maintenance and Repair spanning the spectrum from personal cars and trucks to the heaviest trucks and buses on the road today.
  • Accredited Drive Clean Test and Repair Facility for the Province of Ontario for Heavy Trucks and Cars.
  • MTO Safety Inspection Station for Cars, Trucks, Trailers, and Buses.


Dan MacLeod

 Dan started with action in 2022, he is one of our heavy duty techs. With many years  of expertise and experience “dan’s the man”  to get the job done.  Being licenced for many years now Dan brings great knowledge to our team. In his spare time he likes restoring old vehicles, including farm tractors, and riding motorcycles.

Steve McDougall

Steve started with Action as an apprentice and has completed his schooling to become a fully licenced 310t tech. He has been a in shop mechanic as well as out on the road tech fixing trucks wherever they break down. No matter what !! “ Steveo” will keep your equipment on the road and operational. In his spare time he likes hanging with his wife and kids.

Phil Ricard

Phil has been part of the team going way back.  You may have seen Phil out on the road, Or providing a tow service. Driving tow truck for many years now he is an Ontario certified tow operator. Phil can assist you on your worst day, or in and unpleasant situation. So if your vehicle goes down let Phil pick you up. (On his flatbed) and make your day better. Phil likes spending time with friends and family, and 4 wheeling in his spare time.

George Brix

George is a senior tech and has been with action for over 25 years !!  He loves the big trucks and loves people. He spends a lot of his time in the Action 24 hour roadside service van, as well as in the shop.  “ Dr. George “ has fixed up multiple trucks roadside and in the shop, making all his customers happy to have met him. In his spare time he like to take his wife and grandkids camping, explore nature, and do some fishing.

Donald Drapeau

Donald started with action in 2015 as a certified e tester with drive clean. Now being certified with Drive On, Donald can E-Test any Year, Make, Model of equipment you have. Donald also doubles up as our Free Shuttle driver, Driving customers home and picking them up when repairs are complete.  Always with a smile on his face, Donald like to do some home renos , camping, and using his pool in his spare time.


Happy Customers

Very nice people, honest and very fair! Had a flat on the highway and stumbled upon them, had me up and running within the hour. Honestly great find for anyone local. Highly recommend them!

Jordan L.

I love dealing with the people at Action Towing. When you call them they answer the phone saying "You've got Action!" and they mean it. They provide fast, professional service that you can rely on.

Penny O.

About Action

We pride ourselves on being your number one choice for any auto repair. Let us earn your business. Schedule an appointment today.


9 Douglas Rd
Trenton, ON K8V 6R9