CARSTAR opens new Connecticut location

Jan. 1, 2020
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is expanding its network in Connecticut with the opening of Kar Kare CARSTAR in Ellington, CT.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is expanding its network in Connecticut with the opening of Kar Kare CARSTAR in Ellington, CT. Owned by Ed Bolles and Brian Bolles, and managed by Ron Midford, Jr., Kar Kare CARSTAR is located at 113 Windermere Avenue, Ellington, CT  06029.  Kar Kare CARSTAR is a division of Bolles Motors which owns the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealership in Hartford, CT.  The family business has been in operation since 1976. “The decision to partner with CARSTAR was easy,” said Midford.  “In our highly competitive marketplace and an industry full of consolidation, we needed a partner to help us stand out from the rest. CARSTAR's established supplier network and insurance company relationships allow us to take our business to the next level. We are very excited to be on board with CARSTAR and look forward to the challenge.” As a member of the CARSTAR network, Kar Kare CARSTAR will offer an array of services and products for collision repair, including the latest in repair technology, national warranties on repairs and turnkey service for customers.  As part of CARSTAR’s commitment to customer service, Kar Kare CARSTAR will take care of the entire process of repairing the vehicle for the vehicle owner, from getting the vehicle towed to the facility to coordinating with the insurance company to restoring it to pre-accident condition. The CARSTAR Management System provides stores resources to improve key business metrics such as cycle time, participation in CARSTAR’s 19 corporately managed DRP programs, and improved purchasing power from 45 corporately managed purchasing programs. “We are excited to have Ed and Brian Bolles join the CARSTAR network,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. “We are thrilled to expand our presence in the Connecticut region, and welcome Kar Kare CARSTAR as our newest top-notch collision repair center in the area.”About CARSTAR CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than 410 locations in 32 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR delivers national scale, consistently high-quality vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings; all repairs are backed by a national warranty and service guarantee.  For more information visit CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchisees.  Interested parties should contact Scott Robertson, Vice President of Development at [email protected] or 913-948-5014.