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John Herndon began repairing and servicing Mercedes-Benz vehicles in 1972. John received valuable training and numerous awards over the years while working at an area Mercedes dealership. In 1995, realizing a lifelong dream, John opened Herndon's Automotive Company with his wife, Kriss. Herndon's Automotive has grown from a small shop to a state-of-the-art repair facility using up-to-date equipment to repair and service our customers' Mercedes Benz automobiles.

Kriss Herndon joined her husband, John, at the business in 1996. She is the heart and soul of Herndon's; she takes care of the office responsibilities and she will greet you with a warm smile.

Tom Cornett started his career repairing and servicing Mercedes Benz vehicles in 1999. Tom has received extensive training through Independent Mercedes Benz seminars and schools such as LMV, World Pac and Autologic. Tom's dedication to our customers and their Mercedes Benz vehicles is remarkable

Andrew Kallenback, his career spans more than twenty-five years. He began repairing and servicing Mercedes Benz vehicles in Gainesville, Fl, but relocated to Jacksonville to join our team. Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Herndon's Automotive.

Frank Groth began his Mercedes Benz career twenty-five years ago specializing in paint and body work. Frank opened his own shop in 1984 and quickly developed a loyal following. Since joining the team at Herndon's in 2000, Frank has continued to develop his skills while focusing on the repair and service of Mercedes Benz vehicles.


For us, it's simple; we started our business with the belief that first and foremost, treat our customers honestly and fairly, the way we would like to be treated. Essentially, that means giving efficient and courteous service at a fair price.

We are committed to providing state-of-the-art diagnostics, maintenance and service for Mercedes-Benz car owners in the Jacksonville area. Our fully licensed and insured facility, is conveniently located off of I-95 and University Blvd. All of our technicians receive continual training to ensure familiarity with the latest automotive technology.

We primarily specialize in servicing Mercedes Benz; however our staff is qualified to handle other high performance luxury automobiles, including BMW and Lexus Our customers recognize the value of trust when it comes to repairs and maintenance of their investment. They come to us from all over the North Florida area.


Find out why Jacksonville area residents rely on Herndon's for their Mercedes services and maintenance needs. Schedule your appointment with the leading Mercedes-Benz repair specialists - contact Herndon's Automotive today!