101 Best Kentucky Automotive Companies and Startups

May 12, 2022
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Kentucky based Automotive companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Automotive industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Kentucky Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Holley

Holley

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Holley is a manufacturer of high-performance automotive aftermarket products,electronic fuel injection kits and fuel pumps.

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E-Z Pack

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E-Z Pack specializes in manufacturing a wide range of refuse trucks and garbage truck bodies with the distribution of parts and services.

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Square1 Energy

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Square1 Energy, LLC (“S1E”) owns the exclusive worldwide rights for the use of its proprietary technology.

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Valvoline

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Valvoline is a chemical industry company which is a provider of motor oil and automotive lubricants.

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Transcraft Corporation

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Transcraft is an Anna, Ill.–based maker of flatbed and drop-deck trailers.

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GILLIG

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GILLIG is an automotive company providing low floor CNG, trolley, and commuter.

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Auveco

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Auveco is an online marketplace for automotive parts.

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Car Keys Express

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Car Keys Express provides on-site replacement of automobile keys.

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HJI Supply Chain Solutions

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HJI Supply Chain Solutions is a third-party logistics firm.

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Valvoline Instant Oil Change

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Valvoline Instant Oil Change s an automotive maintenance services.

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BF Evans Ford, New and Used Cars

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BF Evans Ford, New and Used Cars is a Ford vehicle dealership which sells new and used vehicles as well as automotive services and parts.

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Vac2Go

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Vac2Go provides vacuum truck rentals to companies and contractors.

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Challenger Lifts

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Challenger Lifts designs, manufactures, and distributes car lifts, jacks, and auto lift accessories.

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T.RAD North America

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T.RAD North America is a leading manufacturer of powertrain cooling components, to support the growing Agri and construction markets.

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Topy America, Inc.

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Topy America, Inc. manufactures steel wheels for a variety of automotive manufacturers.

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Marquette Transportation Company, LLC

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Marquette Transportation Company is a maritime company specializing in marine transportation services.

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J&L Marketing

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J&L Marketing is a dynamic firm that offers a wide range of automotive digital & multi-channel direct marketing solutions to its customers.

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Derby Fabricating Solutions

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Derby Fabricating Solutions is a manufacturer of die cut nonmetallic materials for automotive applications.

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Trace Die Cast

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Trace Die Cast is a Tier One and Tier Two supplier of high-quality aluminum die castings for the automotive industry.

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TRIVACO

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TRIVACO provides severe service valves to the power and paper industries. It is a wholly integrated fiberglass pipe, structural and more.

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Wright Implement

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Wright Implement is a certified John Deere Dealer located in Kentucky and Indiana.

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A Arnold World Class Relocation

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A. Arnold Moving is the moving company you want to handle your relocation!

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Derby Supply Chain Solutions

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Derby Supply Chain Solutions is a provider of services for assembly, packaging, warehousing and distribution.

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Ohio Metal Technologies

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Ohio Metal Technologies is a manufacturer of high quality components for the automotive industry.

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Aichi Forge USA

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Aichi Forge USA manufactures and supplies a broad range of customized steel forging products for transport applications.

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National Express Wash

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National Express Wash is a newly launched platform that is building a portfolio of market-leading express car wash businesses.

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Bob Sumerel Tire

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Bob Sumerel Tire offers tire retreading, commercial wheel reconditioning, suspension repair, and big truck alignment services.

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Johnson Industries

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Johnson Industries is still growing and expanding into new areas. Our most recent success comes from a mineral testing system.

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Strategic Marketing, SM

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Strategic Marketing is a marketing and advertising company that provides direct mail and automotive marketing services.

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Appalachian Tire

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Appalachian Tire Products, Inc. now operates 11 stores located in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee

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Whatever It Takes

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Whatever It Takes is a veteran of the transmission parts supply industry.

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International Crankshaft

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International Crankshaft is an automotive company that involves in auto crankshaft forging for engines.

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TS Performance

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TS Performance is an automobile platform, they start by supplying customers with anything they desired for their diesel truck.

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IHI Turbo America

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IHI Turbo America provides engineering and manufacturing support from advanced engineering to mass production to customers.

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EnovaPremier

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EnovaPremier is a manufacturer of tire and wheel assemblies.

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Highlands Diversified Services

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Highlands Diversified Services is a vertically integrated manufacturer of metal stamping, welding, painting, assembly, and warehousing.

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Bob Hook Chevrolet

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Bob Hook Chevrolet is a car dealership specializing in Chevrolet cars in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

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Yokohama Industries Americas

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Yokohama Industries Americas is a supplier of automotive and industrial products.

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Central Motor Wheel Of America

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Central Motor Wheel of America, have continuously strived to contribute to the sustainable development of society.

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Dealer Trade Network

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Dealer Trade Network helps to manage and trade inventory by integrating market data and machine learning technology for car dealers.

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Katayama American

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Katayama American is a manufacturing firm that produces trim-molded products, door sash assemblies for the automotive industry.

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Koni

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Koni manufactures automobile products such as dampers and adjustable shocks, hydraulic shock absorbers for street, trucks and racing cars.

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Family RV Group

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Family RV Group is a specialty retailer offering the most extensive selection of new and used RV’s, related services, parts and accessories.

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Fast Change Lube & Oil

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Fast Change Lube & Oil offers automative services like oil change, air filter, tire, battery, and automatic transmission services.

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Curtis Maruyasu America

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Curtis Maruyasu America is a pioneering fabricator of fluid and gas control products and technology for the automobile sector.

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Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products

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Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products manufactures aluminum forged suspension products.

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Rc Components

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RC Components is a manufacturer of custom motorcycle wheels, exhaust and accessories.

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Nationwide Truck Service

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Nationwide Truck Service provides excellence in all levels of service.

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Caroogo

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Caroogo is an automotive technology company.

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Boles Parts Supply

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Boles Parts Supply is a supplier to the automotive remanufacturing industry.

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Blue Grass Metals

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Blue Grass Metals is a metal forming and assembly contract manufacturer serving automotive, energy, appliance, and agriculture industries.

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Hercules Mfg

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Hercules Mfg Provides Durability, Value, Flexibility, Safety, & Temperature Management for Your Truck and/or Fleet.

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River Metals Recycling

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River Metals Recycling is a scrap metal recycler of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals.

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Miller Transportation

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Miller Transportation provides motorcoaches, school buses, and other important occupancy vehicles.

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Don Jacobs

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Don Jacobs is a car dealership located in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Superior Battery Manufacturing Company

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Superior Battery Manufacturing Company providing reliable power sources for automotive, commercial, marine, and other industries.

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Craig Machinery & Design

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Craig Machinery & Design designs and builds automation machinery for the plastic industry.

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Franklin Precision Industry, Inc

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Franklin Precision Industry, Inc is a manufacturer of automotive fuel system components.

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Yamamoto FB Engineering

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Yamamoto Fine Blanking Engineering is a tier two and three-tier manufacturer in the automotive industry, specializing in OEM and OES parts.

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Brakeway

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Brakeway is an automotive repair company that specializes in brake installation and repair with maintenance services.

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Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC

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Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC offers financing your new automobile.

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S & S Tool and Machine Company

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S & S Tool and Machine Company is a manufacturer of precision machine components.

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Richmond Auto Parts Technology

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Richmond Auto Parts Technology manufactures and supplies automatic transmission gears and component parts to the automotive industry.

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Aisin Automotive Casting

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Aisin Automotive Casting provides automotive parts manufacturing services.

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Sypris Technologies

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Sypris Technologies is a manufacturer and supplier of forged and machined components.

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Rent It Today

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Rent It Today is an online rental shopping service and internet marketing company.

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Brehob Corporation

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Brehob Corporation is an industrial automation company offering electric motors, air compressors, cranes, and hoists.

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Buggies Unlimited

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Buggies Unlimited is a distributor of golf cart parts and accessories.

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Qualex Manufacturing

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Qualex Manufacturing supplies parts to the automotive industries and fork truck.

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S&S Tire

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S&S Tire is a third-generation family-owned business and one of the country’s most successful independent tire distributors.

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Oxmoor Ford Lincoln

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Oxmoor Ford Lincoln is an automobile dealer that specializes in new and used vehicles also offers car loan services.

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MrQuickPick

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Roadside Assistance Entrepreneurs

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Whitworth Tool

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Whitworth Tool specialises in parts manufacturing for automotive, gunnery, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and energy industries.

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Paul Miller Ford

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Paul Miller Ford is an automotive company that sales and services new, certified pre-owned, and used cars.

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West Virginia Tire Disposal

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West Virginia Tire Disposal specializes in recycling and tire disposal solutions.

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Mercedes Benz of Fresno

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Mercedes-Benz of Fresno is a car dealer service that includes the wholesale distribution of new and used passenger vehicles.

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Miyama USA

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Miyama USA is a manufacturing business that provides services for the automotive and appliance industries.

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AXN Heavy Duty

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AXN Heavy Duty is a manufacturer and supplier of trailer axles, suspensions, and landing gears for the global commercial vehicle industry.

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Kincer’s Service

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Kincer’s Service specializes in the repair, sales and rebuilds automotive electronic instrument clusters.

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NHK Precision

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NHK Spring Precision provides engineering support for testing, research, and development.

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Sanyang Motor

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Sanyang Motor is a leading brand in the Taiwan motor industry that manufactures multiple products including a moped, scooter, bike, and cub.

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CSE Parts

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CSE Parts is a small engine replacement parts provider company.

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Smith’s Towing

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Smith’s Towing is a transportation company that offers light and heavy-duty towing services.

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Bluegrass International

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Bluegrass International provides automotive dealership services.

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Triple Crown Golf Cars

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Triple Crown Golf Cars provides golf cart sales, service, rentals, and parts.

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Dewayne’s Quality Metal Coatings

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Dewayne’s Quality Metal Coatings provides metal plating services.

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Mike Castrucci Ford Lincoln

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Mike Castrucci Ford Lincoln is the ford lincoln dealer and meet service, new car sales and used car sales needs.

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Champion Ford

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Champion Ford is a many contender champion uses market-based pricing so you get the best value Shelby products, performance vehicles.

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Neil Huffman Automotive Group

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Neil Huffman Automotive Group is a car dealership located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Dan F. Partin In Law

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Visit Dan F. Partin offices for any kinds of personal injury such as car or truck accident and tractor trailer accident.

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SentryFile

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SentryFile is an automated document management platform

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Marshall Dry Ridge Toyota

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Marshall Dry Ridge Toyota provides Toyota car selling and repairing services.

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Sutherland Chevy

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Sutherland Chevrolet is a Nicholasville Kentucky based automobile dealer established in 1925.

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Martin Management Group

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Martin Automotive Group is the most successful and respected automobile retail organization in the nation.

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Jack Kain Ford

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We’re a family-owned dealership, built on a foundation of honesty and integrity.

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Marmon-Herrington

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Marmon-Herrington supplies all-wheel drive axles, transfer cases, AWD conversion, and hydromech transmissions.

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Liquid Recovery

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Liquid Recovery provides reducing disposable waste and protecting the environment.

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Alan’s Auto Care

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Alan’s Auto Care provides Truck and Car Repair Services.

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Peterson Truck Center

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Peterson Truck Center offers quality new and used Kenworth trucks as well as parts, financing and service.

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AutoSuccess Magazine

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AutoSuccess Magazine provides solutions to the challenges of automotive dealerships.

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Clean Sweep Car Wash

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Clean Sweep shares a commitment to quality, customer service, and philanthropy.

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