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Our History

Doffo Automotive Inc., began in 1980 with two brothers, Jorge and Marcelo Doffo opening the doors to their new venture, Doffo Auto Body. Jorge and Marcelo grew up with a passion for automobiles from their youth in Argentina, through their combined automotive educations. The design, construction and enjoyment of driving are elements in which they share a high level of understanding and appreciation.

Jorge and Marcelo see collision repair as the combination of aesthetics and craftsmanship, resulting in a safe vehicle. Their resolve is that your car’s repair will maintain or increase your car’s value.

Good partners in the community, their collision repair business was among the first businesses in the City of Santa Ana to participate in the Commercial Rehabilitation Program. The program encouraged businesses to restore underutilized buildings in the city. In so doing, the area began to improve and was no longer designated as “blighted”. In appreciation for their continued civic participation the City of Santa Ana proclaimed August 12th as Doffo Automotive Day.

Good Partner to the community and a reliable repair partner to their customers. Since 1980 that has been the Doffo’s formula for success.

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Jorge Doffo – Principal

Jorge began his Automotive career upon earning his Bachelors Degree in Automotive Construction and Repair from the National School of Technical Education in Argentina.
His career has spanned the gamut from dealership services and parts management, to Regional Sales and Marketing Director for a large consumer products group.

As founder of Doffo Automotive, Inc. he is involved in a variety of industry groups and often leads training certification courses. Jorge is certified as an I-Car Master Instructor and leads classes in both English and Spanish.

Jorge’s industry involvement includes The California Auto Body Association; The Society of Collision Repair Specialists; The Automotive Service Association and various vocational committees in the collision repair business. In 1996 Jorge Doffo was inducted into the prestigious Collison Industry Hall of Eagles for his contribution and leadership to the collision industry.


Marcelo Doffo – Principal

Marcelo graduated from the National School of Technical Education in Argentina with a specialty in High Pressure Welding.  His education has provided Marcelo with an extensive background in the heavy bus industry.  Marcelo has completed many collision industry training courses presented by, I-Car, 3M-ARMS Management Systems, ASA Management Series and, DuPont Automotive.  Combined, his education and training have given him a unique perspective on the technical and business aspects of Doffo Automotive Inc.