This Veterans Day, a number of the country’s veterans and their families will be driving away with refurbished cars, courtesy of Progressive® Insurance and the National Auto Body Council (NABC). On Veterans Day, November 11, Progressive Service Centers and CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts are honoring veterans across the country in this fourth annual vehicle giveaway event. In association with the NABC’s Recycled Rides® project, the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, along with several national and local partners, is donating vehicles to these heroes in appreciation of their service.
This year, six CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts locations in Connecticut,New York and Ohio are participating in the giveaway.
“Recycled Rides is a labor of love for our CARSTAR store owners,” said Michael Macaluso, President, CARSTAR North America. “With transportation, these veterans and their families have access to basic necessities many of us take for granted like medical treatment, jobs and education. We are proud of those who are honoring our nation’s military members by helping restore these vehicles. What Progressive has done in putting on this program is an incredible example of how the collision industry can come together to help make these deserving heroes lives better.”
Participating CARSTAR stores include:
- Automax CARSTAR- West Seneca, NY — 2013 Honda CR-V
- CARSTAR Coach n Collision – Cleveland, OH — 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
- CARSTAR ColorMagic Collision – Columbus, OH — 2011 Ford Escape
- Pete’s CARSTAR of South Windsor – South Windsor, CT — 2014 Kia Sorrento
- CARSTAR Tim’s Collision – Twinsburg, OH — 2012 Chevrolet Cruze
- Troy CARSTAR – Troy, OH — 2013 Ford Escape
Keys to Progress is one of the single largest donations of vehicles in the history of the Recycled Rides program.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts-- a part of the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands -- is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with nearly 500 locations in 30 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. It was ranked 106th on Franchise Times® annual Top 200™ ranking of the largest franchise systems in North America. The Romans Group LLC ranked CARSTAR the No. 1 largest MSO in North America. For more information visit www.carstar.com and follow us on Facebook and twitter.