The company offers modern key replacement solutions to cover up to 250 million vehicles on the road with minimal SKUs.
LOUISVILLE, KY, September 20, 2018—Car Keys Express is debuting a full line of retail key replacement solutions, including replacement cases, replacement remotes, and their newest product, Simple™Key at the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The company’s keys and remotes are universal, reducing inventory cost and complexity. This universality makes entry into the multibillion-dollar key replacement industry easy and affordable for retailers.
“Car Keys Express is the first and only company to offer a diverse line of modern, aftermarket, universal keys. Our innovative technology brings real automotive key replacement back to retail. Our products allow retailers to offer their customers an alternative to the time, expense, and hassle of a dealership appointment,“ said Mark Lanwehr, Founder and CEO of Car Keys Express.
The company's retail solutions fall into one of two categories, “do-it-yourself,” or DIY, and “do-it-for-me,” DIFM.
DYI solutions include:
- Replacement Cases - Allow consumers to easily replace worn out and broken cases.
- Replacement Remotes - Allows consumers to replace remotes for the most popular vehicles on the road today.
- Universal Car Remotes - Two universal remotes control the keyless entry systems for thousands of vehicles.
DIFM solutions include:
- Simple™ Key - Both DIY and DIFM, this key replacement kit includes a universal key and EZ Installer™. Once cut, consumers can easily pair the key to their vehicle.
- Cutting & Cloning Keys - A simple way to provide on-site key replacement for common transponder keys.
- Car Keys Express NOW! - A turn-key program provides simplified tools, universal keys, training, and field support to offer key replacement for modern vehicles at retail.
“Retailers, key professionals, and consumers no longer have to rely on counterfeit keys imported from overseas or pay top dollar for OEM keys from dealerships.The company’s retail ecosystem’s allows retailers to cover millions vehicles with a small selection of products, reducing inventory cost and complexity,” explained Lanwehr. The ecosystem follows the previous release of a full line of universal aftermarket remote keys and smart keys designed for automotive key replacement professionals. Together with Universal Car Remotes developed and manufactured by the company, Car Keys Express offers aftermarket key replacement solutions for most of the 250 million North American cars on the road today—for a fraction of the cost of OEM.
The full line will be on display October 30-November 1 at AAPEX in booth #6320. The company's Simple™Keys will also be featured in the 2018 New Products Showcase. Retailers interested in learning more about Car Keys Express at AAPEX are encouraged to set up an appointment by contacting info@CarKeysExpress.com.
About Car Keys Express Car Keys Express specializes in discount, on-site key replacement for businesses and consumers and is a global technology leader in key manufacturing. The company is the only manufacturer of a full line of aftermarket versions of modern car keys, like remote keys and smart keys. Car Keys Express invented automotive key recycling and introduced the world’s first and only Universal Car Remote and Universal Car Keys. Car Care Express, a division of Car Keys Express, offers mobile vehicle reconditioning service for businesses and consumers. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Inc. Magazine honored Car Keys Express with its Inc. 5000 award, which recognizes America’s fastest-growing private companies.
About AAPEX AAPEX is the automotive parts industry’s premier trades how, showcasing the most innovative products, services and technologies. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry. It features more than 2,200 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, and approximately 44,000 targeted buyers. More than 158,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX.
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