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Dan Young Resigns as Brand President of CARSTAR

CARSTAR Canada President Michael Macaluso takes over as interim president of North America.

Driven Brands Wins 2016 Franchise Times’ Dealmakers Award

Driven Brands, one of 12 winners, was recognized after an active 2015 that saw the company rapidly expand its list of holdings.

Maaco Laurel Earns 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade and review period grade.

CARSTAR Sets Its Sights on Strategic Growth

CARSTAR and Driven Brands are focused on growing the CARSTAR network across the U.S. and Canada, delivering continued operational improvements and providing purchasing efficiencies.

Driven Brands Hires New Chief Information & Technology Officer

Glenn Gonzalez is responsible for leading the company’s information technology strategy and support ongoing business expansion across all the Driven Brands automotive companies.

Driven Brands Acquires CARSTAR Canada

This development follows Driven Brands’ recent acquisition of CARSTAR’s U.S. operations, and the combined CARSTAR business accounts for more than 450 locations and $700 million of annual system sales.

CARSTAR Leaders Outline Aggressive Growth Strategy in Recent Teleconference

Driven Brands Group President Jose Costa says they will be making a lot more acquisitions under the “Paint & Collision” vertical and aim to quadruple systemwide sales in three years.

Driven Brands Changes Up CARSTAR Leadership

CARSTAR CEO David Byers is out, and Senior Vice President of Insurance Dan Young has been promoted to brand president.

CARSTAR CEO Addresses Sale to Roark Capital Portfolio Company

David Byers says CARSTAR will remain a wholly owned subsidiary and a separate brand and it will be “business as usual.”

Roark Capital Portfolio Company Driven Brands Acquires CARSTAR

Latest addition to Driven Brands portfolio creates North American powerhouse in the automotive aftermarket franchising industry.

Driven Brands to Acquire 1-800-Radiator & A/C

1-800-Radiator & A/C has more than 200 franchisee-owned locations across the U.S. and Canada. The company distributes radiators, condensers, air conditioning parts, fan assemblies and fuel pumps and related parts.

Roark Capital Group Acquires Driven Brands

Driven Brands manages a family of automotive companies including MAACO, Meineke Car Care Centers, Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops, Pro Oil Change, Econo Lube & Tune, AutoQual, Aero-Colours and Drive N Style.