About Us

Eddie at the helmOwner Profile

A1 Automotive Connection is owned and operated by Edward Lam. He has been in the automotive repair industry for over 30 years.

When he was 17 years of age, Edward operated a repair shop in his native country of Guyana. A Canadian since 1977, he is a family man, with 4 children and 3 grandchildren, living in Whitby for 12 years and in the Durham Region for the past 21 years.

Edward has a passion for cars and motorcycles. He is the proud owner of two show vehicles, which have been featured in many Motorcycle Shows and Classic Car Cruises.


  • Certified collision specialist since 1980
  • Certified automotive damage appraiser since 1995
  • Certified in Oxy-Acetylene, Metallic Arc, Inert Gas Welding & Blueprint Reading since 1978.
  • Certified for New Science of Unibody Repair since 1984.
  • Certified by Canadian Automotive Research & Training Association in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) since 1992.

We Have Over 30 Years of Automotive Experience