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Auto Body, Collision Repair, & Paintless Dent Repair in New Britain, CT

CARSTAR Empire - A Trustworthy Auto Body Shop

Empire CARSTAR Collision owner John Curren has been in the collision repair industry for 23 years. He is I-CAR-trained, ASE-certified and holds a current CT automobile appraiser licensed.

"Striving for excellence is our motto!" states John.

CARSTAR is the largest collision repair network in North America, with more than 450 locations in the U.S. and Canada. We are able to serve your insured vehicles, wherever they may be.

CARSTAR is the only company to offer a nationwide warranty. We can count on quality workmanship from every CARSTAR store, enabling us to offer a warranty that is the best in the industry.

CARSTAR stores guarantee exceptional customer care throughout the repair process. We are absolutely committed to being our industry's best in tending to customer needs.

We are a national network: one-for-all and all-for-one. We are more than 400 business partners counting on each other to do the right thing, every day, on every repair.

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Meet the Team

John Curren

John Curren, President

John has been in the collision repair industry for over 30 years. He is I-CAR and ASE certified. John oversees production to assure quality repairs from start to finish.

William Roberts Jr.

William Roberts Jr., Auto Body Shop Manager / Appraiser

Auto Body Services in New Britain

Specialists in Auto Collision Repair near New Britain

CARSTAR features state-of-the-art unibody and frame repair equipment, expert color matching, towing assistance, vehicle pick-up and delivery in service markets where applicable, a nationwide warranty for most repairs, and takes pride in offering a clean, inviting environment.
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Specialists in Paintless Dent Repair near New Britain

CARSTAR offers a process called paintless dent repair, a cost-effective solution for removing small dents and dings. This is a great option for minor, unsightly damage caused by shopping carts, hail storms, or other unexpected bumps in the road. The size and location of the damage will determine if this is the appropriate technique to repair your vehicle. This is typically a two to three day repair.
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Specialists in Hail Damage Repair Service near New Britain

CARSTAR is here to help when nasty storms strike! From 24/7 assistance to cost-effective paintless dent repair, we are committed to getting your car back in pre-storm condition.
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Nationwide Warranty

Wherever you and your vehicle go, you can trust your vehicle repair to CARSTAR. We stand behind our work with a CARSTAR Limited Nationwide Warranty* on qualifying repairs. If you move to a new city or happen to be traveling, you are covered and if there is not a CARSTAR nearby, we will find a convenient location to honor the warranty.

*Please refer to the official CARSTAR Warranty Document (if provided by the CARSTAR location at the completion of the repair) for specific coverage and excluded items.

24/7 Accident Assistance

Whenever you need auto body repair, we are here to help. Call us toll-free at 1-800-CARSTAR to speak with our trained representatives. We are here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to offer help when you need it most. We can call your insurance company, get your vehicle towed for repairs and contact a friend or family member for you. You can relax, CARSTAR will take it from here.

Fleet Services

CARSTAR handles any size fleet from pizza delivery vehicles to a power company’s service trucks. The CARSTAR Fleet customers include: Police & Fire Departments, Cable Companies, Phone Companies, Government Vehicles (all types), Insurance Companies, Gas & Electric Companies, Car Rental Companies, Sales Company Fleet, and Corporate Fleet Programs.

Customer Testimonials

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