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Chris Carey, president and co-founder of Modern Automotive Performance, worked his way up from a small shop in Plymouth to a 23,000-square-foot, all inclusive garage in Cottage Grove and is making a name for himself in the automotive industry. Bulletin photo by Emily Buss

Auto shop with global reach revs up in Cottage Grove

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A new tenant recently drove into the Cottage Grove Business Park and is giving area residents, and the world, a new reason to appreciate the automobile.


Modern Automotive Performance quietly made the 45-minute trek east from Plymouth in late January and relocated to a bigger and better shop at 9800 Hemingway Ave. The new, 23,000-square-foot garage is stocked with all the gadgets a gearhead could only dream of.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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