Automotive Franchises see accelerated growth

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There has never been a better time for you to get involved with an automotive franchise. We love our cars and there is a long and successful history of automotive businesses throughout the UK. With over 31 million cars licensed for use on UK roads, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved with this industry.

Whether it is maintenance, parts supply, or even sales, there are plenty of different sectors within the industry with flourishing franchises that you can join today.

Here are some of the franchises you can get involved with if you think a move into the automotive industry sounds like the right idea to you.

First Vehicle Finance

Founded by Richard Mayle in 2004, this finance broker operates within the vehicle hiring and leasing sector. They offer a complete franchise opportunity to become a local and specialised Appointed Representative working in their own specific territory.

Their franchise scheme was launched in 2018 and requires an investment of £17,500 + VAT to get you started. They have a proven track record as a successful business and we can expect to see their business model flourish in 2019.

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Mac Tools

Mac Tools have been around since 1938 and deliver high-quality tools to their clients in their distinctive vans. They have been in the UK since 1990 and offer tools and equipment used by many professionals all around the country.

They have over 170 UK franchisees already operating but there is still plenty of room for you to join. The investments costs start from just £5000 and give you everything you need to start earning. They have been earning awards for years and offer some fantastic opportunities for anyone looking for a new career move.

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With initial investment requirements starting at just £15,000 + VAT, you could become a member of the ChipsAway family! They are a highly accredited organisation that offers bodywork repairs on all sorts of cars.

Despite already operating a network of 200 specialists around the country, they still have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. You will start with just you and a van but a little hard work and determination can see you rise to become a multi-unit operation with your own centre; just check out their success stories to see the potential!

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This company offers high-quality solutions for car cleaning and long-lasting protection. By using their products, you can set yourself us as a professional car-valet franchise. With plenty of customers constantly on the look-out for a new company to make their car sparkling clean.

As with other franchises, they will keep you well-supported throughout your time with them. At the same time, you will be joining a fantastic company with a long-established history and reputation.


Just like the other companies in this list, etyres provides a service that is not going to drop in demand anytime soon. They launched their franchise in 1996 and have grown to cover 40 franchisees.

They have a tried-and-tested formula that has been running successfully for over 20 years. Everything you need to start your journey is provided and then you are given all the tools you need to spread out when you are settled. They also have a great resale scheme meaning you can take the reins of an already established franchise and hit the ground running!

Diamond Logistics

Diamond Logistics is a nationwide network of couriers and depots which help to move goods quickly both around the county and overseas.

Their franchise packages offer continual and sustainable income to anyone wishing to get involved. With expectations of a £1M turnover within 3 years of establishing your franchise, there is plenty of scope for rapid expansion here.

Demand for franchises in the automotive industry is never going to die down. If you are looking for a sector with some great growth potential and a rewarding business, look into an automotive franchise today!