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Sullivan Tire Adds Two Maine Locations

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service announced the acquisition of the retail and commercial operations of Central Tire in Sanford and Shawmut, Maine. Sullivan Tire says Sanford’s retail center increases the number of Sullivan Tire’s retail locations to a total of 78 throughout New England. The company says Central Tire’s Sanford location includes a commercial tire

Southern Tire Mart’s Acquisition Train Keeps on Chuggin’

Southern Tire Mart LLC isn’t letting supply chain woes slow down its expansion plans. In fact, with the recently-announced acquisition of 12 Redburn Tire stores and 26 of Bridgestone’s GCR Tires & Service stores, the commercial tire dealing giant’s national footprint now stands at 172 stores strong, not counting the 51 Southern Tire Mart at

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LWG Acquires Midas Location in Omaha

Leeds West Groups (LWG) has acquired a Midas location in Omaha, Nebraska from West Center Auto Repair. The purchase price and deal terms are not being disclosed, LWG says. LWG says it owns and currently operates six Midas franchise locations across Nebraska. Of the current six locations, four are in Omaha, one is in Lincoln

ATD Completes Sale of NTD to Groupe Touchette

American Tire Distributors (ATD) has completed the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, National Tire Distributors (NTD), to Groupe Touchette. ATD says it will continue supporting NTD and Groupe Touchette through its new commercial relationship, under which ATD will supply the combined company with its proprietary Hercules and Ironman brand tires and make its advanced analytics

Leeds West Groups Acquires Three Big O Tires Locations in Iowa

Leeds West Groups (LWG) has acquired three Big O Tires locations in Altoona, Ankeny and Urbandale, Iowa. LWG is purchasing the locations from Willis Automotive based in Clive, Iowa. These will be LWG’s first Big O Tires locations in the state of Iowa. LWG is the largest owner of Big O Tires locations across the

All Star Auto Lights Acquires Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions

All Star Auto Lights, a specialty distributor of alternative automotive parts and a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, announced today the acquisition of Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions, a supplier of new and refurbished original equipment manufacturer (OEM) steel and alloy wheels for the automotive aftermarket. This is All Star’s third acquisition in the aftermarket

Tire Discounters Acquires Car Wash Business

Tire Discounters has expanded into a new automotive segment with the acquisition of Carriage House Car Wash. According to Tire Discounters, Carriage House Car Wash has been a family-owned business in the greater Cincinnati area for many years. Steven Wood, division vice president of Tire Discounters, said this acquisition was a natural fit. According to

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Michelin Acquires Start-up Specializing in Road Infrastructure Image Analysis

The Michelin Group has acquired RoadBotics, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company specializing in road infrastructure images analysis. Founded in 2016, RoadBotics leverages artificial intelligence to analyze visual data collected on roads by cameras (mainly smartphones). Due to RoadBotics’ computer vision know-how, the images are transformed into actionable insights which help road managers to identify priority maintenance areas. With

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An Inside Look at the Goodyear-Cooper Integration Process [Audio]

A little over a year ago, Goodyear acquired Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion, promising synergies among the two companies and streamlined services for dealers. So how are they doing that? What does it take to integrate two American powerhouse tiremakers? In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX 2022, we speak

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An Inside Look at the Goodyear-Cooper Integration Process

A little over a year ago, Goodyear acquired Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion, promising synergies among the two companies and streamlined services for dealers. So how are they doing that? What does it take to integrate two American powerhouse tiremakers? Like you, we had lots of questions about how the companies would sort out their

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Sun Auto Tire & Service Acquires Two Locations in Washington State

Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. announced continued growth in Washington with the acquisition of Coopers Auto Repair Specialists, a full-service auto repair brand with two locations in the state.  The two locations feature a total of 22 bays and are located at:  1718 103rd Street E in Tacoma, Washington  5325 122nd Street E in Puyallup, Washington  The

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Groupe Touchette to Acquire American Tire Distributors’ National Business

Groupe Touchette Inc. and American Tire Distributors have entered into a definitive agreement in which Groupe Touchette will acquire ATD’s Canadian subsidiary, National Tire Distributors (“NTD”). The acquisition of NTD will significantly contribute to Groupe Touchette’s ability to serve its customers and business partners, bringing enhanced service, increased offering capacity and more choice to Canadian

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