Skip to Main Content

My CARSTAR: Location not set

Locate Me

June 24, 2013

Browning Collision CARSTAR Opens in Southern California

Share on:

Facebook Twitter

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 24, 2013) – CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is expanding its network in southern California with the opening of Browning Collision CARSTAR in Cerritos, CA.

Owned by Kent Browning and managed by Jim Hanson, Browning Collision CARSTAR is a proud member of the Browning Automotive Group Family. The collision repair shop, located at 18827 Studebaker Rd., Cerritos, CA 90703, has been in business more than 25 years.

“CARSTAR provides the expertise to build a solid organization and the tools to improve cycle time and CSI,” said Hanson. “CARSTAR also allows us to have the national exposure required in today's ever changing auto collision market place.”

As a member of the CARSTAR network, Browning Collision CARSTAR will offer an array of services and products for collision repair, including the latest in repair technology, national warranties on repairs and turnkey service for customers. As part of CARSTAR’s commitment to customer service, Browning Collision CARSTAR will take care of the entire process of repairing the vehicle for the vehicle owner, from getting the vehicle towed to the facility to coordinating with the insurance company to restoring it to pre-accident condition.

The CARSTAR Management System provides stores resources to improve key business metrics such as cycle time, participation in CARSTAR’s 19 corporately managed DRP programs, and improved purchasing power from 45 corporately managed purchasing programs.

“We are excited to have Kent Browning join the CARSTAR network,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. “We are thrilled to expand our presence in the southern California region, and welcome Browning Collision CARSTAR as our newest top-notch collision repair center in the area.”


CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than 410 locations in 32 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR delivers 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. For more information visit CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchisees. Interested parties should contact Scott Robertson, Vice President of Development at or 913-948-5014.