Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is expanding again with the purchase of the Car-X Tire & Auto retail auto service brand franchise. Monro will continue to operate Car-X’s nearly 146 locations as a franchise, according to the company.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The first Car-X location opened in 1971 in Hammond, Ind. Today the franchise is comprised of 146 stores, owned and operated by 32 independent Car-X franchisees across 10 states, according to Monro.