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62 Top Iowa Automotive Companies and Startups of 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Iowa 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 Iowa Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Centro, Inc.

Centro, Inc.

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Centro Inc is a manufacturer of custom rotationally molded plastic parts ,RotoLoPerm, and Components, Fuel & Hydraulic Tanks.

Koloni

Koloni

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We are the sharing platform.

Koloni

Smart Drivinc

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Smart Drivinc is an automotive company that aims to reduce incidents of distracted driving, primarily the use of cell phones while driving.

Koloni

Karl Chevrolet Inc.

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Karl Chevrolet is a car dealership specializing in Chevrolet cars in Des Moines, IA.

Koloni

Express Logistics, Inc.

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Express Logistics is a logistics company specializing in truckload and intermodal freight solutions.

Koloni

J&P Cycles Motorsport Aftermarket Group

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J&P Cycles Motorsport Aftermarket Group is an automobiles & parts company.

Koloni

Dee Zee, Inc

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Dee Zee is an automotive company offering truck accessories and truck personalization services.

Koloni

Star Equipment, Ltd.

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Star Equipment, Ltd. is a construction company providing construction equipment, rentals, parts services.

Koloni

National Carwash Solutions

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National Carwash Solutions offers car wash solution along with product education, maintenance and repair services.

Koloni

McGrath Family of Dealerships (McGrath Auto Group)

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McGrath Family of Dealerships is a car dealership specializing in Chevy, RAM, Kia, and Jeep vehicles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Koloni

Stellar Industries, Inc.

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Stellar Industries is a machinery company that provides hydraulic truck mounted equipment.

Koloni

Foodliner

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Foodliner offers customized transportation of dry bulk and liquid food products throughout North America.

Koloni

Car & Truck Trader

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Car & Truck Trader is an American classifieds website for the sale of new and used vehicles.

Koloni

Lone Mountain Truck Leasing

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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing is a transport company specializing in truck leasing services.

Koloni

The Weitz Company LLC.

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The Weitz Company is a company that provides distribution and warehouse services.

Koloni

TMC Transportation

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TMC Transportation is a privately owned flatbed trucking company.

Koloni

Motorcycle Superstore

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Motorcycle Superstore is a retail company providing motorcycle gear, cheap cycle parts, apparel, and accessories.

Koloni

Hirschbach

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Hirschbach is a transportation company providing refrigerated truckload services.

Koloni

Link Manufacturing

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Link Manufacturing is a transportation company specializing in OE engineering support services.

Koloni

Malloy Electric

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Malloy Electric is an engineering company offering motor sales and services.

Koloni

Smart Automotive

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Smart Automotive is a car dealership located in Davenport, Iowa.

Koloni

GITS Manufacturing

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GITS Manufacturing is an innovative solutions provider to the world’s premier manufacturers.

Koloni

EnSoft

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The goal of tackling the growing complexity in software systems.

Koloni

Stew Hansen Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep

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Stew Hansen Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep is a car dealership offering Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram cars in Urbandale, IA.

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Van Horn Automotive Group

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Van Horn Automotive Group is an automotive company specializing in new cars, used cars, and parts.

Koloni

Banleaco

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Banleaco is a consulting company that provides equipment financing services for medical, construction and agriculture sectors.

Koloni

The ESCO Group

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The ESCO Group is an industrial automation company offering plant automation, safety training, and arc flash services.

Koloni

Groschopp

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Groschopp is an industrial automation company providing electric motor and gear motor manufacturing services.

Koloni

Maintainer Corporation

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Maintainer Corporation specializes in manufacturing and sales of customized service parts of trucks, cranes and lube truck bodies.

Koloni

Auto Systems Experts

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Auto Systems Experts is one of the oldest Midas franchisees providing comprehensive diagnostics and repair of all major automotive systems.

Koloni

E-Solution Professionals

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E-Solution Professionals is a software company offering web development, e-commerce and database solutions for the tire industry.

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Kimberly Car City

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Kimberly Car City is a car dealer company.

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Hybrid Transit Systems

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Hybrid Transit Systems provides transportation and freight forwarding services.

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Birdnow Dealerships

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The Birdnow Family of Dealerships began selling Chevys and other cars in Eastern Iowa more than thirty-eight years ago.

Koloni

Vspec

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Vspec is a claim management company that deals with physical damage claims, total loss claims, fleet services and other claim services.

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Mirenco

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Mirenco provides effective products and services that save fuel, reduce emissions, and reduce equipment operating costs.

Koloni

Goodwin Tucker Group

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Goodwin Tucker Group is an engineering company specializing in equipment, parts, installation, and repair services.

Koloni

The Arnold Group of Companies

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The Arnold Group of Companies is an auto parts store in Spencer, Iowa selling industrial paint solutions and auto refinish solutions.

Koloni

Charles Gabus Ford

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Charles Gabus Ford is a car dealership specializing in Ford vehicles in Des Moines.

Koloni

Deery Brothers

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Deery Brothers is a car dealership providing Buick, Cadillac, Toyota, and Nissan vehicles in the West Burlington.

Koloni

Albia Motor Company

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Albia Motor is an automotive dealer.

Koloni

Changelane

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Mobile automative service

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United States Powertrain

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United States Powertrain manufacturers and remanufactures automotive drivetrain and powertrain parts.

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RAMDO

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RAMDO develops software products to support academia, industry and defence department.

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Auto Outlet

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Auto Outlet is uses to find the best cars.

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Hosmer Toyota

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Toyota dealership offering new Toyota cars, trucks and SUVs as well as used cars and Toyota service, repair and parts.

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Arnold Motor Supply

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Arnold Motor supply is one of the nation’s premier suppliers of replacement parts, accessories, and supplies for automobiles.

Koloni

RBbell

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RbBell provide the innovative and easy t

Koloni

Harrison Truck Centers

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Harrison Truck Centers is a heavy truck dealership with locations in Iowa and Minnesota.

Koloni

Curbtender

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Curbtender offers industrial truck, tractor, trailer and stacker machinery manufacturing services.

Koloni

Shimkat Motor Company

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Shimkat Motor Company is a retailer of new and used Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles.

Koloni

3dcgstore

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Find 3D models for your project in our vast catalog of Vehicles, People, Animals, Households, Landscapes, Furniture, Architectural models.

Koloni

Salvage Parent

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Salvage Parent operates online auction sites that remarket recovered, repossessed, damaged, non-damaged, salvage, and non-salvage vehicles.

Koloni

Motorcar Media

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Motorcar Media is a creative agency that specializes in offering advertising and marketing services for the automotive sector.

Koloni

John Deery Motors

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John Deery Motors provides selection of new and pre-owned cars, crossovers and SUVs.

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Beller Distributing

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Beller Distributing is a distributor of BG products that provides BG products, training and automotive products.

Koloni

Kars Incorporated

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Help you to find the Perfect Used Car

Koloni

Engineered Products Co.

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Engineered Products Co. designs, manufactures, and supplies filter monitoring devices.

Koloni

United Truck & Body

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United Truck & Body is a family owned heavy truck and machinery maintenance facility that has been used by the freight industry.

Koloni

Thompson Family RV

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Thompson Family RV is a Chain operation for new & used RVs, accessories & repair services, plus other camping equipment.

Koloni

Red Giant Oil

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Red Giant Oil is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces locomotive engine oil & delivers professional customer service.

Written by Mark Smith

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