Corporate History Auto One Glass and Accessories

1981Auto One partners with a chemical manufacturer named Polyoleum, which had developed a chemical process for protecting automobiles from rust and corrosion. Auto One starts selling the rustproofing process to consumers.
1985Auto One Eastpointe begins serving customers along Lake St. Clair, Michigan
1989Sun Country (an auto glass repair and replacement company) is purchased by Auto One
1989Sun Country Brighton becomes Auto One - Brighton and continues selling auto glass and auto parts to the Livingston County market
1992Auto One Garden City opens its doors.
1993Auto One Madison Heights opened in the Detroit suburb
1996Auto One Utica opens with a full service car wash in addition to auto glass and car accessories
1997Auto One Berkley opens in northern Detroit
1998Sun Country Lansing converts to Auto One - Lansing
2000Auto One franchise opens in Elkhart, Indiana
2000Auto One Mishawaka opens near South Bend, Indiana
2000Auto One opens a store near Pontiac in Lake Orion, Michigan.
2001Auto One opens a new store location in Fenton, Michigan
2002Auto One Howell opens its doors with a store on the east side of Howell, Michigan
2003Auto One (the corporation) is purchased by new owners and moves the corporate headquarters to Brighton, MI
2005Auto One Canton brings auto accessories to the growing Michigan Avenue shopping area.
2008Auto One Flint South East opens in Flint, Michigan, with a location on Dort Highway.
2009 Auto One Wixom opens
2009 Auto One locations register with the Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS®) validating that Auto One puts the safety of our auto glass customers first.
2009Auto One becomes one of the first auto glass companies of its size to offer an online, instant quote module.
2009All Stars Lincoln Park changes its name to Auto One - Lincoln Park in Downriver Detroit
2009Auto One expands into Mid-Michigan with a new Saginaw, MI, store
2009Auto One increases its presence in Flint, Michigan, with a new store on Miller Road.
2010Auto One stores move aggressively into the trailer hitch market offering additional truck accessories
2016Auto One Brighton and Auto One Howell become authorized Century Truck cap dealers bringing superior quality truck caps to the Livingston County truck owner.
2017Auto One becomes one of the first auto glass shops in the nation to offer third-party windshield alignment services for Advanced Drivers Assistance Systems (ADAS) enabled cars and trucks.
2020Auto One Lincoln Park continues to offer excellent products and services under new ownership.
2021Auto One West Palm Beach, Florida, opens its doors.
2024Corporate store Auto One Fenton, Michigan, purchased by new owners and becomes a franchise location.

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