YOUCANIC was born to transfer knowledge and expertise to you and help you enjoy your vehicle ownership.
We know that getting access to trusted and honest automotive advice is difficult and expensive.
To fix this problem, we put together a team of experts who have come together to share their expertise with you.
We publish easy-to-follow how-to repair guides that demystify vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting for vehicle owners.
Currently, we have published over 1,000 free automotive repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting guides. Our guides help over half a million users each month.
Our helpful step-by-step repair guides provide detailed information such as difficulty level, required time, average repair cost, and comprehensive instructions.
If you are a vehicle owner who prefers to take the vehicle to the mechanic for repairs, you will be equipped with the knowledge you need to be confident and informed when you communicate with your mechanic.
Who wrote the pages on YOUCANIC?
The pages on YOUCANIC are written, maintained, and frequently updated by the YOUCANIC team. See below.
Our team of experts, certified mechanics, editors, and engineers write, edit, and publish most of the material you find on YOUCANIC. If you need author information for a page on www.youcanic.com for citation purposes, you can cite "YOUCANIC" as the author unless otherwise noted.
Rushit Hila CEO
Rushit is an Albanian-born American entrepreneur and businessman who founded YOUCANIC in 2016. He received an engineering bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah. Mr. Hila is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland.
Brian Moss COO
As chief operating officer at YOUCANIC, Brian Moss is responsible for the global operations of the company. He brings more than 15 years of experience to YOUCANIC. His experience and leadership have been focused on developing and delivering automotive education, services and solutions, providing outstanding member service, and driving profitable revenue growth.
Brandi has been working in the automotive and diesel repair industry for nearly 10 years. Sharing her mechanical knowledge is one of her passions in becoming a repair technician. Currently, she is working for a small school bus fleet as the lead technician as well as using her passion for educating DIY and aspiring technicians through her articles for YOUCANIC.
Rait is the operation manager. He brings years of hands-on experience and knowledge.
Bojan holds a Masters's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture - Zagreb, Croatia. Bojan specializes in vehicle diagnosis, repair, and maintenance. He has over ten years of practical, hands-on experience. Areas Bojan specialized in include: Automotive Engineering theory, automotive diagnosis, troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, on-board diagnostic systems.
Blane Winstead is an automotive technician who earned an ASE Student Master Certification from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2015. He worked as a B-Level technician in a professional auto repair shop for two years, where he received ongoing education for electrical and charging systems. Outside of his job as an automotive technician, Blane's most proud achievement is building a 95 Mustang GT street/strip hot rod. Blane has an undying passion for cars that keeps him hungry for always learning more and tinkering more. He dreams of owning many iconic cars, such as a Toyota AE86 Trueno, a 64 Lincoln Continental, and a 68 Mustang Fastback.
Drew Blankenship is a lifelong car enthusiast and expert mechanic. With more than 11 years of experience in the automotive industry, he has built race cars, worked in a number of shops, and is a registered Volkswagen technician. In more recent years, he has shifted his focus to specializing in Porsche performance, maintenance and restoration. He recently moved back to his home state of North Carolina, where he lives with his wife and dog Enzo, who is named after the founder of Scuderia Ferrari.
Melisa helps YOUCANIC with brand strategy development and marketing communications execution. Her skills include: integrating the latest trends in social media, organizational and program strategy planning, partner relationship management, vendor and project management, engaging writing/editing that is message appropriate/audience aligned, video editing, and event planning.
Eric Plus is the automotive photographer whose work appears in many YOUCANIC articles. Various car manufacturers have featured his work online. Eric has had the unique pleasure of photographing the world’s most significant cars. From the earliest “conveyances” to cars that foretell the future, Eric has created portraits that insightfully express his subject’s historical and aesthetic importance.
Daniel is a certified ASE mechanic and the author of a number of articles on YOUCANIC.
Erjon's expertise is video recording, editing, and proofreading. He is featured in a number of our how-to videos.
Allan was born and raised in Cabuyao City, Philippines. Allan is an experienced auto mechanic and quality controller. He helps answer car related questions that our members ask in our Q&A section.
Experienced Information Technology System Administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Cisco Networking, Linux System Administration, Windows Server, Exchange Server 2016, and Routing Protocols. Strong information technology professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications from UBT - University for Business and Technology.
YOUCANIC is owned by Bohotina LLC located at 6503 Neuter Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21237 USA.
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