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47 Best Kentucky Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

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

Top Kentucky Automotive Startups

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Square1 Energy

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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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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GILLIG

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

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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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Car Keys Express

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

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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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Marquette Transportation Company, LLC

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

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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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Challenger Lifts

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

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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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Topy America, Inc.

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

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Vac2Go

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Vac2Go provides vacuum truck rentals to companies and contractors.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Neil Huffman Automotive Group

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

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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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Don Jacobs

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

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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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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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Rent It Today

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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MrQuickPick

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Roadside Assistance Entrepreneurs

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SentryFile

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SentryFile is an automated document management platform

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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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CSE Parts

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CSE Parts is a small engine replacement parts provider company.

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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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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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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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Performance Drive SVC

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Performance Drive SVC works with dealer clients to employ processes and technology that will take clients to the next level, realizing the

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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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AutoSuccess Magazine

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AutoSuccess Magazine provides solutions to the challenges of automotive dealerships.

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Inoac Group NA

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Inoac Group NA is an automotive company that offers foam and plastic injection parts.

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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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Whitworth Tool

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

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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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Sutherland Chevy

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

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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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