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About Us

Our mission is to build a world where auto repair knowledge is free for everyone. 

We publish repair guides that give vehicle owners the skills, knowledge, and confidence to repair their own vehciles. 


Car problems and repairs no longer need to be difficult, frustrating, and expensive.

To date, we have published over 1,000 free repair guides and reaches over half a million owners every month. 



At our core, we are driven by honesty, sharing knowledge, and compassion.




That's why we are the first to tear down vehicles.

Mercedes Tear Down

So that we can guide you through easy to follow step-by-step videos with detailed information including: 

  • Real photos
  • Job difficulty
  • Accurate repair time
  • An honest repair cost estimate




Even if you decide to take the vehicle to the mechanic, the knowledge that you gain at YOUCANIC can help you be more confident when talking to the mechanic.  


Meet our team!

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 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 Raymo

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 and using her passion for educating DIY and aspiring technicians through her articles for YOUCANIC.

Rait Hila

Rait is the operation manager. He brings years of hands-on experience and knowledge.

Bojan Popic

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, onboard diagnostic systems.

Blane Winstead

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

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 several 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, named after Scuderia Ferrari's founder.

Melisa Taci
Melisa Taci

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 Peluso

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 Young

Daniel is a certified ASE mechanic and the author of several articles on YOUCANIC.

Erjon Rembeci

Erjon's expertise is video recording, editing, and proofreading. He is featured in a number of our how-to videos.

Allan Christopher

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.

Fisnik Gojani

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.

Who wrote the pages on YOUCANIC?


The pages on YOUCANIC are written, maintained, and frequently updated by the YOUCANIC team and auto mechanics that we partner with. 

Contact Us

YOUCANIC is owned by Bohotina LLC, located at 6503 Neuter Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21237 USA. 

If you need to contact the YOUCANIC team, visit our Contact Us page.