Auto Body Evolution Essex

Your Local Experts: Top-Notch Auto Repair in Essex, MD

In need of auto repair near Essex, MD?

Welcome to Auto Body Evolution.

Your search for top-rated auto repair in Essex is over. Auto Body Evolution’s certified technicians are here to provide the expert auto repair service you need—whether it’s for your car, truck, SUV, or motorcycle. Before we move forward with carrying out the repair plan on your vehicle, we’ll go over everything we found in our evaluation and provide a free estimate.

This two-way communication is important to us, and we also use it in our relations with your insurance agent. You don’t have to worry about the hassle of a claims process, we’ll help handle it properly from beginning to end.


Our auto repair shop in Essex, MD is one of Auto Body Evolution’s four locations throughout Maryland. We have 15 current employees, and our center offers all new equipment, multiple frame racks, a lift to allow mechanical service, and dual paint booths with a state-of-the-art mixing room.

Before managing Auto Body Evolution of Essex, Rob Gilson has four years of collision management and estimating experience. He has worked at four different shops and acquired several I-Car certifications.


All of our auto repair services at Auto Body Evolution of Essex, MD come with a lifetime guarantee, covering all of the work our aluminum-certified technicians perform, as long as you keep the vehicle. Our repair center is I-Car Gold and I-Car Structural certified, and affiliated with Certified Collision Group.

Our Essex location has Geico agents onsite and ready to help process your claim, and our direct repair program reaches further, working with Allstate, CEI, Cincinnati, Encompass, Erie, Geico, Kemper, and Nationwide. We’re also experienced in working with all insurance companies that aren’t direct repair partners as well.


1400 Eastern Blvd., Essex, MD 21221

Our one-stop shop is easy to find and has lots of parking. Our location offers easy access to and from the highway, since we’re right at the main entrance of Middlesex Shopping near the MVA location.


Rob Gilson, Manager Contact Rob




Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm for pickups

(After-hours dropbox located out front)

Auto Body of Parkville Services

  • Body frame repair (including major collision and minor auto body repair)
  • Body panel replacement
  • Bumper and Fender Repair
  • Scratch and dent repair
  • Paint repair and services
  • Air conditioning A/C repair
  • Auto glass repair
  • Around-the-clock towing services
  • Rental services (Enterprise onsite) 
  • Mechanical repairs and replacement
  • Steering and suspension work
  • Fuel and exhaust system repair

It doesn’t take a top-notch mechanic to spot obvious external damage, but our team is trained to see internal issues just as easily. If gone without repair, structural damage or issues with your vehicle’s frame can be dangerous to drive with. We take advantage of the latest technologies to find what damage has occurred to the inside and outside of your vehicle to ensure thorough and complete repairs.

Our team uses the latest software and tools from Car-O-Liner, a leading company in the auto repair equipment industry. To ensure exact measurements and meet or exceed your vehicle’s manufacturer specifications, we use expert equipment with precise laser measuring capabilities.


We don’t want you to have any surprises. At Auto Body Evolution, we believe in upfront and clear communication with you about fees, which is why we offer free fair-price estimates before any work begins. You’ll be able to know what the repairs are going to cost and plan ahead.

What Our Customers Have to Say

“Very professional employees, excellent work, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure your experience with them goes smooth! Would recommend them to anyone! Not to mention they guarantee their work for life!”

-Christopher S.

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