Press listingApril 22 2024

Crash Champions Acquires Family Motors Auto Body in Bakersfield, CA

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Crash Champions, one of the fastest-growing founder-led operators of high-quality automotive collision repair centers in the U.S., today announced the company has expanded its team to the Bakersfield, Calif., market with the successful acquisition of Family Motors Auto Body. 

The high-quality collision repair center is located at 6860 District Blvd. in Bakersfield and transferred operations to Crash Champions effective April 12. 

“We are thrilled to expand our team to the Bakersfield community,” said Crash Champions Founder and CEO Matt Ebert. “This is another strategic acquisition that will enhance our service across the region for customers and business partners. We’re proud to welcome the Family Motors Auto Body team to Crash Champions.”

Crash Champions operates a leading lineup of more than 50 repair centers across Southern California, complementing its national lineup of more than 630 locations across 37 states. 

“The Family Motors Auto Body team has been honored to serve the Bakersfield community with high-quality collision repair service for more than two decades,” said Ben Caroccio, co-owner of Family Motors. “When we looked to turn the page to the next chapter of our story, partnering with a founder-led team like Crash Champions was critical. Matt Ebert and Crash Champions fit our ethos and we’re thrilled to join their industry-leading network. They’ve served California motorists for years, and we believe this will provide tremendous opportunity for our employees and customers.”

Crash Champions is a trusted name among many leading automotive insurance carriers and provides a written lifetime warranty valid on every repair performed by its team. 

As one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., industry professionals and collision repair technicians interested in career opportunities with Crash Champions are encouraged to visit to view open positions and opportunities.

For more information and to locate a repair center, visit and watch Crash Champions’ story here. Independent collision repair centers and owners interested in joining the Crash Champions team are encouraged to visit to learn more about the process. 

For more information about Crash Champions, visit and watch the company’s story here.

Collision repair companies interested in selling their business are encouraged to visit to learn more.

About Crash Champions

Crash Champions is a leading independent collision repair company operating ~570 state-of-the-art centers across 35 states and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999 as a single shop outside Chicago by industry veteran and entrepreneur Matt Ebert, today Crash Champions is one of the fastest-growing and largest founder-led and operated collision repair MSOs in America. For more information, visit

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