Excellence in Vehicle Service

Somar Service Centre is one of the first Howick's automotive workshops (originally named Marshall Motors). We have been building outstanding reputation in mechanical services since 1999, and became a well known local car service centre. We currently have a team of dedicated mechanics.


100% NZ owned and operated.








Vladimir Artyukh - Chief Mechanic, Director, Owner
Email : vladimir@somarservice.co.nz


Born in Ukraine, Vladimir is proud to have over 20 years of working experience in the automotive industry. Most of which belong with Somar Service Centre. He bought Somar Service in 2007 to make it fully owner operated, and since then has been focusing on delivering the best automotive service.


During his career he worked with cars, trucks, tractors, harvesters and even tanks.


As the owner of Somar Service Centre, Vladimir personally guarantees all work carried out.

Valentyna Artyukh - Accountant, Administrator
Email : accounts@somarservice.co.nz


Valentyna deals with areas that are nessesary to run the business, administration and accounting. She looks after the customers, and works directly with suppliers.  


With rich experience in the industry, Valentyna will quickly help you find the right parts, so your car can be serviced or repaired faster. With a great network of suppliers she is able to source great prices for the parts too.