Meet the team

About the team

VRT are a family run Volkswagen Audi Group Specialist established 2010. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and our reasonable labour rates. We offer the equivalent of a main dealer service using genuine Volkswagen Audi Group Parts and ODIS diagnostics. Scroll down to meet the team at VRT, we look forward to meeting you soon!

John Grogan - CAE AMIMI

John started VRT in 2009 after a very successful career with a Volkswagen main dealer for over ten years. During his time at Volkswagen he attended a vast number of training courses in order to develop his fault finding skills whilst also becoming a specialist in VW Eos roofs and luxury models such as the Phaeton and Touareg.
John is a proud member of IMI (the institute of the motor industry) and has been awarded the highest level of accreditation which ensures his continued development of his skills and services.

  • First Car – 1986 Mk2 Golf 1.3
  • Favourite Car Owned – 1990 Mk2 Golf GTi
  • Best Qualities – Fault Finding and Diagnosis
Ryan Lawrence

Ryan has a wealth of Volkswagen Audi Group experience. Ryan’s passion is the performance side of our industry, he has been trained by the KW Suspension technicians in order to be able to deliver expert advice and tackle the most demanding needs of any chassis upgrades.

  • First Car – Vauxhall Nova 1.4
  • Favourite car owned – Mk 3 Golf VR6
  • Best Qualities – Fabrication and Chassis Dynamics
Peter Eyre

Peter joined the team in 2016 as an apprentice technician as his love for the VW group drew him to the motor trade. Peter is now a fully Qualified Motor Vehicle Technician with some of the highest results in his exams the college has ever seen. Enthusiastic and dedicated Peter is currently attending VW training courses and online training modules to expand his already vast VW Audi group knowledge.

  • First Car – Citroen c2
  • Favourite car owned – Vento vr6
  • Best Qualities – Attention to detail and Timing Belts
Christina Grogan

Christina joined the team in 2012 and after a successful 5 years as our office manager was promoted to our dedicated service advisor. With over 15 years experience in the motor trade Christina has the skills and knowledge to make your visit to VRT a seamless and great experience.

  • First car – 1979 British racing green Mini
  • Favourite Car owned – Mk 3 Golf Cabriolet
  • Best qualities – Customer Service and everything Excel!
Rubble Grogan

Rubble joined the team in 2016 and can be regularly found overseeing the every day running of the business from the comfort of his office. He is very enthusiastic to deliver 1st class customer satisfaction and will always provide a warm welcome.