SOURCE: MK Automotive, Inc.

MK Automotive, Inc.

February 01, 2011 09:30 ET

MK Automotive, Inc. to Use Franchise Growth Systems to Franchise Mike's Master Mechanics

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - MK Automotive, Inc. (OTCBB: MKAU) (OTCQB: MKAU) announced today that it recently engaged Franchise Growth Systems of Mesa, AZ to assist in implementing the rapid growth strategy for its Mike's Master Mechanics franchise operations. MK Automotive owns and operates eight automotive maintenance and repair shops in Las Vegas and currently has two franchise locations in the St. Louis, Missouri area.

Dan Olson, President of Franchise Growth Systems, which specializes in assisting companies with growth through franchising, remarked, "Out of all the automobile franchises that Franchise Growth Systems has investigated and worked with over the years, Mike's Master Mechanics has the unique blend of extremely high ethics, services, systems and management that puts them at the top of our list. Their franchises represent one of the very best franchise opportunities that we have seen in a long time."

Mike Murphy, President of MK Automotive, added, "We believe that growing through franchising, and specifically by focusing on partnering with Master/Regional franchisees, will accelerate our ability to provide our unique approach to automotive repair and service. FGS is helping us identify entrepreneurs who want to partner with us as Master/Regional franchisees to open their own locations and identify qualified franchisees within their region to sublicense franchises to."

Founded in 2002 with headquarters in Las Vegas, the Company recently launched its national expansion plans by franchising under the name of Mike's Master MechanicsMK Automotive's mission is to do it differently, do it better, and be 'A Mechanic You Can Trust.' Competence and integrity are at the heart of all the Company's operations. MK Automotive employs independently-certified professional technicians, and strives to operate as social capitalists, treating everyone fairly and nicely: customers, suppliers, employees, franchisees, shareholders, everyone. It is the Company's firm belief that long term shareholder value is built on a combination of superior service and a strong ethical center.

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Forward Looking Statement:

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may and likely will differ materially from this forward-looking information. These and other risks are discussed in the Company's various public filings; and, the reader is directed to these statements for a further discussion of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.

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