Meet The Team
David started working on Volvo’s back in 1982 at Speeds of Mapperley as an apprentice.
After working at various Volvo Dealerships for over 10 years, David moved to Lucas Autocentres for a couple of years before starting his own business in 1995 and creating David Pengelly Autocare Ltd.
Vanessa and David have been together nearly 30 years.
Originally employed as a Retail Manager for W.H.Smith, Vanessa started working with David in 2006 as receptionist and book keeper.
Meet Lauren Pengelly. She is the daughter of David and Vanessa and joined us in May 2019 to cover Rachel's maternity. Both her and Toby are a familiar sight together.
Rachel joined David Pengelly Autocare in 2014 after working in Volvo dealerships as a Service Advisor since she was 18 years old.
She is responsible for the smooth running of the reception.
Rachel is currently on maternity leave and enjoying her time with baby Jamie.
Ian joined David Pengelly as an apprentice at the age of 18 in 1997.
Ian is qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and is also a qualified MOT tester.
Ian now has over 20 years’ experience working on Volvo cars.
Dean joined the team in August 2015 having previously been employed as a Level 3 Diagnostic Technician for Marshalls Volvo.
Since working for David Pengelly Autocare, he qualified as an MOT tester.
Dean now has 12 years of Volvo experience.
Joe started as an apprentice in 2011 and has completed his NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and also become a qualified MOT tester.
He now has 7 years of Volvo experience.
Joe has also become an Army Reservist and has recently achieved his Para Reserve status!
Ollie is the younger brother to Joe and our youngest team member.
Ollie started as an apprentice in 2016 and is currently working towards his NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
Although recently retired due to ill health, Dave is still a familiar face and is well known by many customers as he has been working with Volvo’s since 1972.
Since his departure from David Pengelly Autocare, he has been sadly missed.
This is Toby, a familiar sight in our reception since starting work with his mum Lauren Pengelly last July. If you enjoy a good cuddle, he's your dog!
Maddie The Dog
Unfortunately we lost Maddie recently but we do have Toby, another stray lurcher who has found his forever home with us.