Updated October 8, 2020.
Automotive business is apparently one of the most diverse sectors of franchising. It offers opportunities for entrepreneurs with different budget and availability. It also includes various sub sectors such as car body repair, rental services, car wash, auto painting, car dealership, etc. Although automotive businesses are quite cost effective, they require a lot of investments, sufficient experience and a familiar brand name to start. Automotive franchise is a good option as they offer some concepts for different budget, a known name and a proven business model. If you are going to invest into auto business, familiarize yourself with the most popular automotive franchises in Vietnam.
Founded in: 1994
Franchising since: 1998
Franchise units: 220+ worldwide
Initial investment: From $20,000
ChipsAway is the original and market leading automotive SMART car body repair franchise with over 20 years of experience successfully developing, nurturing and supporting franchise owners from all walks of life with varying backgrounds, work experience and ambitions. A full member of the BFA, ChipsAway guarantee that all new franchisees will receive a minimum of $100,000-130,000 worth of customer enquiries in their first year and are given all the support and training needed to start a successful paint and bodywork repair business.
Founded in: 2013
Franchise units: 2
Initial investment: $400,000 - $1,200,000
Royalty Fees: 5%
LCS Service India Pvt Ltd provide 24 / 7 Safety and Emergency Response Help during Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Chemicals). The company continuously monitors the movement of trucks carrying these products through GPS and takes actions at the time of over-speeding and new routes taken by the driver. LCS Services India is currently working for Reliance. The company is looking for investor from countries across the Globe who can invest and start the business in their country. LCS Services India will provide complete technology knowledge transfer, facility setup and manpower support.
Founded in: 1959
Franchising since: 1963
Franchise units: 380+ worldwide
Initial investment: $228,200 - $450,500
Royalty Fees: 5 - 8%
Ziebart International Corporation is the worldwide leader in vehicle appearance and protection services. Ziebart stores offer services include rustproofing, paint sealant, paint protection film, automobile detailing, window tinting; and the installation of various aftermarket accessories. Ziebart is committed to providing its franchisees with all the tools necessary for long-term success.
Established in: 1957
Franchising since: 2009
Locations: 7,600 locations in 85 countries
Initial investment: $60,000
Royalty Fees: 6%
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an internationally recognized brand with more than 7600 neighborhood and airport car rental locations worldwide. The Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand is part of the world’s largest car rental provider Enterprise Holding Inc. and in 2006 ranked #1 in sales with $9 billion in sales; unclear what the geographical scope of this sales figure was. The business model for the company focuses on the customers and employees first, saying profits will follow after. Enterprise values sustainability to create a better world for future generations. To franchise with the company, make sure your values align with theirs!
Founded in: 1958
Franchising since: 1960
Franchise units: 1800+ licensees worldwide
Initial investment: $166,700 - $451,000
Royalty Fees: 7,5%
Budget Rent a Car System, Inc. is an American car rental company which has a reputation for excellence and value across the globe. The company's franchising business formula propelled much of Budget's growth and commanding position in certain markets during its first 30 years.
Founded in: 1925
Franchising since: 1925
Franchise units: 80+ Worldwide
Initial investment: From $130,000
Royalty Fees: N/A
Hertz System, Inc. is the franchisor. The Hertz Corporation, the parent company of the franchisor and subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (the ultimate parent company), operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands. Hertz Rent a Car is the original company, and has expanded into an international franchise.
Founded in: 1972
Franchising since: 1972
Franchise units: 460 Worldwide
Initial investment: $30,000 - $45,000
Royalty Fees: 8%
MAACO Collision Repair & Auto Painting is an American franchisor of auto painting and collision repair shops based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Maaco, the leader in the $43 billion automotive paint and collision industry, offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to all of its franchise owners. Maaco is a retail-oriented, auto service franchise with successful owners from all walks of life. No automotive experience is needed to become a Maaco franchisee.
Founded in: 1979
Franchising since: 1979
Franchise units: 150+ Worldwide
Initial investment: $73,000 - $685,000
Royalty Fees: 3 - 6%
U-Save Car and Truck Rental is a Car and Truck rental company. U-Save provides car rental discounts to businesses, individuals and families with fast, friendly, economical service with a personal touch. Passion. This is what the U-Save franchise system looks for in their potential candidates. Any potential partner can bring a Nationally Recognized Brand to his neighborhood, and reap the benefits.
Founded in: 2005
Franchising since: 2007
Initial investment: $26,000 - $65,000
Royalty Fees: 10%
Established in 2007 in the United Kingdom, Green Motion is now recognised as a world leading brand in the provision of lower CO2 car and van hire. All franchisees will be provided with a successful, proven and scalable business model and be given all the tools, training and support to build a highly profitable vehicle rental business.
Founded in: 1957
Franchising since: 1962
Franchise units: 670+ Worldwide
Initial investment: $65,000 - $85,000
Royalty Fees: 7,5 %
AAMCO is an American transmission-repair franchise which focused not only exclusively on being a transmission repair franchise but today AAMCO is beginning to experience a sea of change with its expansion into providing Total Car Care. AAMCO franchisees benefit from joining a brand that has been in business for over 50 years.
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