Automotive Elegance

Our History

Automotive Elegance Through the Years


1999 – Rick begins installing PPF

June 1, 2003 – Rick and Joe form AE

Dec. 2012 – AE Purchased Autobahn North (25,000 Installations)

Oct. 2013

AE Purchased Autobahn New Hampshire

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  • AE moves to Stoneham Location.
  • AE begins offering XPEL Paint Protection Film (Clear Bra)


35,000 Installations

AE Introduces XPEL STEALTH into offerings.

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  • AE Moves to new boutique location in Andover, MA & Recognized as U.S Dealer of the Year for the first in XPELs history.
  • AE Pittsburgh established in PA.


45,000 Installations

AE Recognized for a consecutive year as U.S Dealer of the year.

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55,000 Installations

  • AE expands its menu offerings to now include boutique films such as carbon fiber PPF, Matte and Gloss black PPF.
  • For the third year running, AE recognized as U.S Dealer of the Year.


65,000 Installations

  • AE maintains full operations during a global pandemic.
  • AE Recognized as the U.S Dealer of the year
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AE Family grows to 31 employees.