About Us

Auto Paint Express

is a business started by Marc Jones in 1995 when he initiated ChipsAway franchise in the Western Cape.

In 2005 research showed that 90% of all damages to vehicles could be repaired using our vast experience in repairing and even replacing panels to cars using Small area repair technology.

Our client base further includes insurance companies, commercial and rental companies.

Our aim is to offer quality service and value, without the hassle associated with dealing with the traditional body shop regarding body repairs and panel replacements by providing the following:

  • complete repairs speedily
  • factory finish workmanship
  • assistance with collection and delivery of repaired vehicle
  • assistance with insurance claims


Auto Paint Express is a full member of the Retail Motor Industry. Currently we are rated as a Non Structured Approved Shop. We thrive on building life long relationships with our clients in an endeavour to over deliver on promises and leave long lasting and satisfied experiences.

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BEE Rating

Auto Paint Express is committed to Black Economic Empowerment because we believe that our future stability depends on well managed empowerment processes. We are currently rated as a level 4 Micro Enterprise (EME).