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Background and Experience:

Brian Jones had worked as an ASE Certified Master Technician for several decades, performing repairs on brake systems, transmissions, suspension, and all aspects of car maintenance.

He also obtained his ASE Parts Specialist certification during this time period, where he gained extensive knowledge of vehicle components from all makes and models, as well as vehicle identification, inventory management, customer relations, and sales.

He continued on by opening his own used car dealership outside of Dallas, Texas, learning more about sales, customer service, legal compliance, and business management. Toyota models, such as the Tacoma, Corolla, Camry, Tundra, Highlander, and Sienna, continue to be some of the top-selling vehicles at his car dealership.

Aside from running the dealership, he shares his 30+ years of automotive industry experience as a writer for some of the top auto publications, such as Motor1.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling the country with his family and can also be found tinkering around with older pickup trucks.

Brian’s Role at Tacoma Explorer:

Brian Jones, an ASE-certified mechanic and contributing author at Tacoma Explorer, brings his expertise to create compelling articles aligned with our content strategy. Leveraging his deep automotive knowledge, he transforms research and expertise into informative articles, ensuring our readers receive valuable insights about the Toyota Tacoma.


  • Graduate of Automotive Training Center in Exton, PA (1988)
  • Certified ASE Master Technician (1990)
  • Certified ASE Parts Specialist (1997)

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