In operation for over 24 years we offer a one-stop shopping center for all of your vehicle needs. We specialize in all types of foreign and domestic cars, including automatic and standard vehicles. Specialty vehicles are welcome including fleet service and RV’s.

Potranco Automotive employs certified Automotive Service Excellence ASE Technicians, using only state of the art equipment, ensuring you receive accurate information. Before any repairs are made, our expert mechanics will go over any problems before doing any work, never any surprises. Our parts are 100% guaranteed and our pricing is always competitive.

Our Mission Statement

A company of dedicated individuals determined to give customers quality products and great service that exceeds individual needs and expectations in a comfortable, supportive and friendly environment.

Our Staff

Owner Rudy Santoscoy grew up the typical old-school individual who had a passion for cars, engines and racing. Fresh out of high school, Rudy was employed at a full service Mobile gas station before attending Universal Technical Institute in Houston, where he received his Associate Degree in Automobile Technology. Shortly after, he obtained his Master Automobile Certificate through ASE. Rudy worked for a local transmission shop, then ventured to a general repair facility where Rudy persuaded a fellow co-worker to go into business together before becoming an entrepreneur and formed Potranco Automotive, Inc. in April of 1991.

Manager Don Ring was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to San Antonio in 1982. His first automotive job was with Lube Tech in 1978 . He worked 6 years as a Ford Technician. He decided to move into management in 1984 at an auto accessory shop. Don managed 3 Kmart Auto Service shops as an area manager, as well as opening a Super Kmart Auto Center. He became an employee with Potranco Automotive Memorial Day 1995. Don has been an employee 13 years and is still going! His hobbies are Radio control airplane building and flying, golfing and woodworking.
Manager Stacie Harris was born in San Antonio and grew up in Medina Lake, where she graduated from Medina Valley High School in 1993. She has worked in the automotive industry for 16 years, running a family owned business. She enjoys taking care of the customers needs, making sure they are happy. Her hobbies are spending time with her girls and bow hunting with her husband and friends.
Lois Hermes - Quality ControlLois Hermes
Quality Control
Jaime Rios - Quality ControlJamie Rios
Quality Control
Matt Altimari - Quality Control ManagerMatt Altimari
Quality Control Manager
Gary Gonzales - Service WriterGary Gonzales
Service Writer
Rudy & Cindy Santoscoy - OwnersRudy & Cindy Santoscoy
Owners