Founder and Technical Instructor
Chris Knuth is the Co-Owner of Star Motors European Service and the Founder of APAC ATI in San Juan Capistrano, CA. His tenacity, drive, and ability to make genuine connections with others is foundational to his tremendous success within the automotive industry over the last 26-years.
His career began in 1997 as a mechanic at a Honda/Acura specialty shop, which led to subsequent independent repair shops. In 2008, the opportunity came to purchase Star Motors. Through hard work, commitment, and a willingness to continue learning, Chris is now a well-respected business owner and mentor to Automotive Industry Professionals worldwide. Chris is passionate about mentoring, training, and creating opportunities for the next generation of automotive technicians.