From the Wires
Speedemissions, Inc. Launches Pilot Vehicle Emission Repair Business Unit
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 5, 2012 07:30 AM
ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedemissions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SPMI - News), a leading vehicle emissions testing and safety inspections company with stores in Atlanta, Houston, St. Louis and Salt Lake City, today stated that it has begun a pilot program of repairing customers' vehicles that do not pass the emission test. The program will be tested in all four cities with one store in each market being set-up for this pilot.
"This concept of emission repair is something that we've been reviewing for quite some time," said Rich Parlontieri, President/CEO of Speedemissions. "Offering emission repair services to our customers whose vehicles fail the EPA mandated test is, in today's busy lifestyle, a real convenience for them. They'll be able to get the car repaired, retested and be on their way without leaving the Speedemissions location."
Mr. Parlontieri continued, "As a means of growing this business unit, we also expect to send customers from our other stores which are located in a reasonable geographic proximity to the location that has been set up for the emission repair business. We believe this new service has the opportunity to add real value to our business by increasing store revenue and would hope to expand this service into several other stores in the first quarter of 2013."
Speedemissions, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading vehicle emissions testing and safety inspections company in the United States. We provide services in certain areas where emissions testing and/or safety inspections are required by law. The company is expanding the business through its newly introduced SpeedEmissions Car Care franchise unit, an emission repair business segment and its CARbonga apps for smart phone users. CARbonga is the first app for direct customer auto diagnostic and safety information for their own vehicle or when buying a used car.
Speedemissions is a national brand offering their customers quick and efficient emission testing and repair services (limited number of stores at this time). The company is in the Atlanta, GA., Houston, TX., St. Louis, MO., and Salt Lake City, UT. markets. Speedemissions owns the CARbonga line of apps which allow the average person to detect automotive car problems via their iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®. It will be available on Android® smart phones later this year.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Speedemissions' products and services, its ability to succeed in growing revenue, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired businesses, and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
For Further Information: Contact Rich Parlontieri, (firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-306-7667)
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SOURCE Speedemissions, Inc.
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