Ready to get started in a car repair franchise? Look no further than What Franchise for your next franchise opportunity
Are you interested in cars and auto repair? Autosmart could be just one of the many opportunities for a franchise in the car maintenance industry. Find out more now.
Could you help patch up cars and make sure that they are fit and roadworthy? Whether you want to keep cars clean with a car wash franchise or provide petrol and maintenance services, you’ll find your ideal car-based franchise here at What Franchise.
But how much do Car and Auto Repair Franchises cost? The answer depends on each business — and What Franchise offers a range of opportunities to suit every budget.
Are you interested in making sure that every vehicle is in tiptop condition? With almost forty years of experience of franchising, Autosmart is a good destination for would-be franchisees who want the backing of an experienced company. Autosmart has won five British Franchise Association awards in the past five years and provides market-leading products to its franchisees.
An Autosmart franchise costs £15,000 to start up. You will showcase Autosmart products in a mobile showroom — meaning you have a portable business that allows you to provide industry knowledge and service to a range of clients.
Do you want to drive forward the motoring industry? If so, you can start your own car dealership franchise with Citroën. Leading the French motoring industry for over a century, Citroën creates cars and a number of commercial vehicles. Their large range of vehicles are now present in 160 different countries and the Citroën franchise model helps team up aspiring entrepreneurs with a dealership. The franchise investment of £700,000 covers the franchise fee, label fees, start-up costs, and more. You will also take part in a training programme. You may be able to get a bank to lend up to 70% of your franchise costs with Citroen.
You can keep cars clean with Autoglym, one of the UK’s leading van-based valeting and detailing operations. Started in 1965, Autoglym started off providing a raft of high-glass treatments and now produces over sixty different products. As part of Autoglym, you will restore paintwork on used cars and salvage glass, interiors, engines, and wheels. This Hertfordshire-based company with take you on if you have £50,000 available to invest.
Do you have a spare £800,000? If so, you could join one of the world’s most recognisable brands. British Petroleum (BP) is the world’s sixth largest energy provider and has over 18,000 sites in the world — and it’s on the lookout for franchisees to join their company.
The bulk of BPs’ franchising is based in the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Africa. You can start a BP Connect store with £20,000, but you will need £800,000 in liquid investment before you become profitable. But in return, you’ll benefit from expert training from a company that has over a century of experience.
If you want to join one of the UK’s longest established alloy wheel repair and refurbishment companies, The Wheel Specialist is the best bet for you. Birmingham based since 1955, The Wheel Specialist provides an essential service in the automobile industry and helps to personalise and restore the appearance of cars. Of course — as the name suggests — this franchise focuses on wheel and alloy repair services. As part of your franchise training, you’ll be made aware of marketing, lead generation strategies, accountancy, tax, and how to grow your business — all for a £44,997+VAT start-up fee.
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