We are Transmission Experts operating out of the Canadian Prairies.

We have a long history of excellence in transmission service.

Where we Came From.

In 1989 Ken partnered with his wife, Erika.  With his experience in automotive, and her retail management experience they formed Ultra Transmission. Through the years Ultra Transmission became a family business with new family members building the company.

Who we are Today.

We are a family owned and operated business with a rich history of over 30 years as Winnipeg's transmission experts. Ultra Transmission is a second generation company which adheres to the standards set since our establishment in 1989 and pride ourselves with continuing to provide our customers with a full service repair facility specializing in transmission restoration and remanufacturing.

The automotive industry is always changing, today it's changing faster than ever. At Ultra Transmission, we strive to make sure those changes are good for our customers.

Our Team

Get familiar with our team leaders.


Ken Hobson

Ken’s automotive experience dates back to 1957 at a Chrysler Dealership. In 1963 training as a transmission assembler at Chrysler Canada’s remanufacturing facility led to his long career in the industry.


Erika Hobson

In 1989 Erika co-founded Ultra Transmission. Since then, Erika has leveraged her retail experience and business acumen to build the company.

Vice President

Richard Tschmier

Richard Tschmier leads our service and parts operations with a background in economics.

Business Manager

Lynnette Hobson-Elliott

Lynnette is the business manager for Ultra Transmission and manages office administration.

Sales and Service Manager

Lenny Ring

Lenny has been with Ultra Transmission for 15 years and brings a wealth of automotive and customer service experience.