CARSTAR Hits Historic Moment by Launching Its 600th North American Collision Repair Facility

Media Teleconference with CARSTAR Executive Team, Facility Owners, Cystic Fibrosis Canada on Thursday, July 19, at 11 a.m. ET

July 16, 2018 // // Hamilton, ON - CARSTAR continues to expand across North America, and will celebrate the mega milestone of 600 stores with the opening of CARSTAR Sudbury (Autoworks), a new 20,000 square-foot state-of-the-art repair facility conveniently located at 440 Falconbridge Road, Sudbury ON, P3A 4S4. CARSTAR executives, CARSTAR Sudbury (Autoworks) owners, local dignitaries and ambassadors from Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be on hand for the festivities.

CARSTAR, North America’s largest collision repair network, with 600 locations in 34 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR and its franchise partners employ more than 8,000 people, including skilled technicians, automotive professionals and corporate team members. Having repaired millions of cars since it was founded in 1989, CARSTAR continues to lead the industry in annual sales, total locations, customer satisfaction and premier collision repairs.


Media teleconference guests include:

  • Michael Macaluso, president of CARSTAR
  • John Harvey, vice president of sales for CARSTAR Canada
  • Jeff Labanovich, vice president of operations for CARSTAR Canada
  • Vince Pollesel and Vince Palladino, owners of CARSTAR Sudbury (Autoworks)
  • Christine Martysiewicz, Director, Corporate Partnerships, Cystic Fibrosis Canada


  • Media teleconference to announce the opening of the 600th CARSTAR location in North America - CARSTAR Sudbury (Autoworks) in Sudbury, ON


  • Thursday, July 19, 2018, 11 a.m. ET


  • 800.682.8921
    Media will have an opportunity for Q&A with the participants following the opening remarks

To RSVP, please contact Deborah Robinson at 312.505.4336 or


CARSTAR - a part of the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands - is North America’s largest multi-store operator network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than 600 locations in 33 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR in the U.S. and CARSTAR in Canada deliver 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. Through a variety of fundraising initiatives, CARSTAR, its franchisees, partners and employees have raised over $3 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and has made fighting cystic fibrosis its cause, North American wide. For more information visit and and follow us on Facebook and twitter. CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchisees.

Media Contact:

Deborah L. Robinson
Victory Management Group




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