Louisville, KY, July 1, 2018— Car Keys Express is announcing acquisition of Louisville-based automotive reconditioning company Complete Auto Reconditioning Services (CARS). The acquisition will expand Car Keys Express’s new line of business, Car Care Express, which offers mobile vehicle reconditioning service to businesses and consumers.
Mark Lanwehr, Founder and CEO of Car Keys Express: “We’re already the industry leader in key replacement, serving thousands of clients across the country every day. These clients also need cosmetic reconditioning services, so adding these to our offering is a natural progression for us. We’re committed to being the preferred vendor in the reconditioning industry, and CARS is a leader in the Louisville market. Their expertise, combined with our proven ability to scale will dramatically accelerate Car Care Express’s growth in the coming year.”
All members of the CARS team join Car Care Express, including CARS founder, Jason Watt, who will provide leadership as Director of Reconditioning Services. “We’re really excited to join Car Keys Express,” Watt said. “Their business ethics and core value of putting people first align with our company culture. Together, we’ll be able to provide our customers with a robust suite of services.”
Car Care Express complements Car Keys Express’s suite of services and positions the company to be a single-vendor solution for vehicle reconditioning. Services include paintless dent repair; paint touch up; headlight restoration; and repairs to wheels, windshields, and interiors. With competitive pricing and the convenience of a mobile solution, Car Care Express provides a cost-effective, convenient, mobile alternative to traditional reconditioning solutions.
More information is available at CarCareExpress.com.
About Car Keys Express
Car Keys Express is a global leader in discount, automotive key replacement for businesses and consumers. The company invented the world's first Universal Car Remote and Universal Car Keys and is the only company that manufactures a full line of aftermarket versions of modern car keys, like remote keys and smart keys. Car Care Express, a division of Car Keys Express, offers mobile vehicle reconditioning service for businesses and consumers. Founded in 2002, Car Keys Express is recognized for excellence in the industry, winning Inc. Magazine’s, “Inc. 5000” Award in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, AAPEX "Best New Product" Award in 2015 and 2019, EY Entrepreneur of the Year® for Manufacturing in 2017, and 2017 Business of the Year by Business First Magazine. To learn more, visit www.CarKeysExpress.com.