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About us

We are CARextern!

We are Fleet!      We are Family!

We are convinced that everyone can only develop their uniqueness, creativity and enthusiasm when work colleagues become friends and friends become family.

By encouraging and supporting each individual, CARextern is a team that can flexibly and individually address and respond to all of our clients’ needs.

This is the only way we can give our guarantee promise:

We are operationally active at our customers' sites on a daily basis

Consistent service from analysis to implementation

We like to be measured by our promises

We are CARextern!   We are Fleet!   We are Family!

Christiane Engel

My name is Christiane Engel, managing director of the CARextern family. I specialize in helping people like you with fleet management. “Christiane has gasoline in her blood” is how I was once introduced, and I live it. I always have an open ear for our customers and my team and represent the heart of CARextern, so to speak.

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Matthias Engel

I am Matthias Engel, managing director of CARextern. As a team member in the discipline of handball, I was able to develop team spirit at an early age. My primary goal is to gain and maintain trust. Today, I pass this principle on to our team every day.

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Hi, I'm Nadja. My heart beats for automobiles and I wear the Customer Service hat.  In the team, I’m known as the "Queen of Excel" and they also say I have a black belt in this field. I've been part of our CARextern family for a year now, but it feels like I've never been anywhere else.

Nadja Hohmann

Hi, I’m Nadja. My heart beats for automobiles and I wear the Customer Service hat. In the team, I’m known as the “Queen of Excel” and they also say I have a black belt in this field. I’ve been part of our CARextern family for a year now, but it feels like I’ve never been anywhere else.
I am Julia Malle and have been with CARextern for 3 ½ years. I support various projects and am currently working in Customer Relationship Management. Working in a small team is super fun and I am looking forward to more exciting projects.

Julia Malle

I am Julia Malle and have been with CARextern for 3 ½ years. I support various projects and am currently working in Customer Relationship Management. Working in a small team is super fun and I am looking forward to more exciting projects.
My name is Elisa and I am part of the CARextern team. I work in Customer Service and support Nadja in taking care of our customers. I especially enjoy the daily interaction with the customers as well as the various tasks, which require a wide range of skills from us.

Elisa Schleicher

My name is Elisa and I am part of the CARextern team. I work in Customer Service and support Nadja in taking care of our customers. I especially enjoy the daily interaction with the customers as well as the various tasks, which require a wide range of skills from us.
My name is Antonia and I am joining our family business as creative head. I will feed the Marketing and Business Development departments with my knowledge and I am looking forward to being involved in numerous exciting projects. The area of fleet management expands my horizon with a new industry, which seems to me to be very dynamic and exciting.

Antonia Engel

My name is Antonia and I am joining our family business as creative head. I will feed the Marketing and Business Development departments with my knowledge and I am looking forward to being involved in numerous exciting projects. The area of fleet management expands my horizon with a new industry, which seems to me to be very dynamic and exciting.
I am Julius and the newcomer in the CARextern family, so to speak. Our team spirit is one of the things that particularly excites me. A strong team spirit, open communication and enthusiasm for our work are what make us stand out. I am also very much looking forward to the interaction with our customers and multifaceted tasks.

Julius Hilbich

I am Julius and the newcomer in the CARextern family, so to speak. Our team spirit is one of the things that particularly excites me. A strong team spirit, open communication and enthusiasm for our work are what make us stand out. I am also very much looking forward to the interaction with our customers and multifaceted tasks.
My name is Nena and I am very happy to support the CARextern team in the area of customer service. The start at CARextern means for me also a comeback to my professional passion "the automotive industry". Due to my experience in the service sector, personal customer contact gives me great pleasure.

Nena Hofmann

My name is Nena and I am very happy to support the CARextern team in the area of customer service. The start at CARextern means for me also a comeback to my professional passion “the automotive industry”. Due to my experience in the service sector, personal customer contact gives me great pleasure.
Hey, my name is Angelina and I'm happy to be joining the CARextern family here in Customer Service. Starting at CARextern is a completely new and exciting challenge for me, which is also the realisation of my childhood dream - entering the automotive industry. The warm welcome from the management and colleagues makes it a great place to work.

Angelina Höhn

Hey, my name is Angelina and I’m happy to be joining the CARextern family here in Customer Service. Starting at CARextern is a completely new and exciting challenge for me, which is also the realisation of my childhood dream – entering the automotive industry. The warm welcome from the management and colleagues makes it a great place to work.
I am Daniel and the newest member of the CARextern family.
My responsibilities include customer service and supporting the team in sales issues.
In this team, reliability, communication and cohesion are really lived and it is an honour for me to be able to make our customers happy every day.

Daniel Jakob

I am Daniel and the newest member of the CARextern family. My responsibilities include customer service and supporting the team in sales issues. In this team, reliability, communication and cohesion are really lived and it is an honour for me to be able to make our customers happy every day.

External fleet specialists

David Staniforth

We are very pleased to welcome David Staniforth as a new member of the CARextern team.

He is a recognized leader in the global automotive mobility space, with over 30 years’ experience at major OEMs, Leasing Service Providers , Management Consultants and Aftermarket specialists. 

With his support on global projects and his expertise in the field of fleet electrification as well as his in-depth knowledge of the North American fleet market, he will be an excellent addition to our team.

David Staniforth

Stefan Hauk

We were able to win Stefan Hauk as a new member for the CARextern team.

For more than three decades, he worked in purchasing at DAX and MDAX companies, where he was primarily responsible for business travel and various vehicle fleets. He is very familiar with the different interests of the market players.

Stefan will support us in aligning and further developing our services to the practical needs from the customer’s point of view. Especially in the management and transformation of heterogeneous fleet structures, he will help us to provide even better advice and individual solutions.

We are convinced that Stefan will be a valuable asset to our team and look forward to working with him.

Stefan Hauk

Verena Moog

Verena Moog supports the CARextern team with immediate effect as a freelancer with her experience as a fleet manager from Hamburg.

She has 13 years of experience in fleet management, both as an employee of a well-known external service provider, as well as at renowned car dealerships and most recently as an employee of well-known companies. During this time she managed various fleets ranging from 20 to 2,500 units.

Verena has always been a passionate service provider and looks forward to the challenge of finding quick and satisfactory solutions for our customers.

Verena Moog

Our History

  • July 2012

    Founding of CARextern

  • 2015

    Training as a coach by Christiane Engel

  • January 2018

    Matthias Engel joins the company

  • May 2018

    Assumption of the Global Sales Director role for fleetcompetence by Matthias Engel

  • August 2018

    Change of company name to CARextern Automotive Services GmbH

  • January 2020

    Acquisition of seminar contract from TÜV Rheinland Akademie

  • October 2020

    Cooperation with TÜV Rheinland / FDZ as well as FSP

  • November 2020

    Entry of Nadja Hohmann, Customer Service

  • January 2021

    Acquisition of the basic training series at the BFP Academy

  • January 2021

    Handelsblatt cooperation with FDZ and FSP

  • February 2021

    Certification as BAFA consultant of the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control

  • August 2021

    Entry of Elisa Schleicher, Customer Service

  • November 2021

    Membership of the Federal Association of German Management Consultants

  • February 2022

    Entry of Julia Malle, Customer Service

  • July 2022

    Entry of Julius Hilbich, Customer Service

  • July 2022

    We celebrate 10 years of CARextern

  • October 2022

    Entry of Antonia Engel, Marketing and Business Development

  • November 2022

    Autoflotte webinar Megatrends Fleet 2023 live from Munich

  • January 2023

    Member of Wirtschaftsinitiative Mittelstand Main-Kinzig

  • March 2023

    Exhibition stand at the trade fair "Flotte! Der Branchentreff" with Autohaus J. Weist & Söhne GmbH (Darmstadt)

  • May 2023

    Entry of Nena Hofmann, Customer Service

  • August 2023

    Entry Angelina Höhn, Customer Service

  • August 2023

    Cooperation David Staniforth (Canada), External Fleet Specialist

  • October 2023

    Entry Daniel Jakob, Customer Service

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