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Automotive Franchises

An Ocean of Cars

There are about 254 million passenger vehicles in the US

Fix, Don’t Sell

People are keeping their cars longer rather than buying new ones, meaning they are more likely to have old cars repair

Totaled Cars Total Dollars

The average automobile repair costs $367.00

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Automotive Franchises Industry Description


Automotive franchises take advantage of the central role cars play in American society. With nearly 254 million passenger vehicles in the U.S., the automotive industry provides lucrative opportunities to be involved in a critical aspect of most people’s daily lives.

What kinds of opportunities are there?

There are several primary categories of automobile franchises. There are franchises that focus on automobile repair and maintenance, including general repair franchises, transmission repair franchises, and oil change franchises.

Another branch of franchises focus on car aesthetics, such as auto detailing franchises and car wash franchises.

There are also gas station franchises, car rental franchises, and auto accessory franchises—all of which take advantage of Americans’ reliance on cars.

Keep on truckin’

Since the recession struck in 2008, people are keeping their cars longer and having them serviced, rather than buying new ones. With these older cars around, there are more repairs to be done, and the average automobile repair clocks in at $367.

With Americans dependent on their cars and trucks—and a slew of older models that need frequent servicing—automotive franchises are a solid choice for the coming years.

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Glass Doctor


Glass Doctor is North America's largest full-service glass franchise organization and the only national glass company to specialize in home, auto, and business glass applications. We offer installation, repair, and replacement services to clients throughout North America..

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AAMCO Transmissions


AAMCO is an auto repair franchise that started with a focus on transmission repair but has since expanded to provide total auto care. It's considered to be the world's largest transmission repair franchise. No automative experience is required to own an AAMCO.

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Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting


Open your doors to a built-in customer base on day 1. At Maaco we are proud of the fact that our franchisees average some of the highest sales volumes of any national automotive retail franchise company.

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Fibrenew is a market leader in the restoration of leather, plastic and vinyl. We are a home-based, mobile franchise service that caters to the aviation, automotive, commercial, marine, medical and residential markets.

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SMS Masterminds


As an SMS Masterminds licensee, you'll receive an exclusive market in which to sell a state of the art mobile-based loyalty program to local businesses. Replacing traditional punch-card loyalty programs, SMS Masterminds is the next generation of direct marketing.

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Fleet Services International


Exclusive territory. #1 Industry leader for over 15 years. 100% financing to those who qualify* plus software package with complete training. $100K 1st year profit potential. National alliances include NAPA, Autozone, CarQuest, Advanced Auto Parts, and many more!!

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Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers


Express Oil Change and Tire Engineers is a full service franchisor, as we provide extensive training, support and coaching for our franchisees, including choice of store location, assistance with financing opportunities, marketing tools, and ongoing substantial store operation support!

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Honest-1 Auto Care


Honest-1 Auto Care is the country's most trusted family of automotive maintenance and repair centers. Honest-1 developed its brand through superior training and support. Honest-1 franchises have six-figure income potential, and require no industry experience, with extensive training provided.

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