OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive Technology Services Inc. (ATS), a new automotive mobile application development company, announced that it has selected Overland Park, Kan., part of the Kansas City area, for its headquarters creating 26 new high-paying executive jobs.
"The Kansas City area offers Automotive Technology Services access to an innovative workforce and a strong technology community," said Robert Shively, president and CEO of Automotive Technology Services. "We are committed to providing a product that is revolutionizing how the future of used cars will be appraised, bought and sold, and ATS is enthusiastic to grow and find success in Kansas City."
Formed in 2011, ATS selected the Kansas City region to establish its headquarters after evaluating markets across the Midwest including Chicago and Minneapolis. The company launched its new mobile app, AutoFlipr™, last month, connecting buyers and sellers in the automotive industry.
Bob Marcusse, president and CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council, said, "Today's announcement is further proof that the Kansas City region is an ideal location for technology companies looking to grow. From Google to ATS, KC offers the ecosystem technology companies need to succeed."
The Kansas City Area Development Council, the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council, the City of Overland Park, the Kansas Department of Commerce, Zimmer Real Estate Services, Stoltz Management Company, KCP&L and Kansas Gas Services worked together to bring ATS to the Kansas City region.
ATS has signed a lease for office space in Overland Park's Corporate Woods, at 8717 West 110th Street, Suite 480.
About Greater Kansas City
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About Automotive Technology Services, Inc.
Automotive Technology Services was founded to make the process of buying and selling cars easier. Through its mobile application AutoFlipr™, ATS provides auto dealers new technology allowing for increased control, visibility and efficiency evaluation with all auto transactions. For more information please visit www.autoflipr.com.
SOURCE Kansas City Area Development Council