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SMP Announces Winners of ‘Show Us Your Shop’ Contest

George Robinson of Smith’s Auto Service in Jacksonville, N.C., was grand prizewinner of Standard Motor Products Inc.’s TechSmart “Show Us Your Shop” Contest. Robinson will have his winning photo placed on the cover of one of TechSmart’s 2017 Product Guides. He will also receive a $100 gift card, as will 24 other participants who submitted

DeSalvo Tire and Auto Founder Dies

Former DeSalvo Tire and Auto owner and longtime BFGoodrich district manager Joseph DeSalvo has died. He was 87. DeSalvo was born in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1928 and went to work for BFGoodrich in 1950. During his time with BFGoodrich, he moved all over the south from Savannah, Ga., to Mobile, Ala., to manage stores. He

Jacksonville News Station Investigates Shop Selling ‘Dangerous’ Used Tires  

A Jacksonville, Fla., news station has investigated a tire shop after hearing claims that the shop was selling dangerous used tires. After a single mom with two teenage daughters bought two used tires from the shop, only to find them both flat the next day, the woman claims the tire shop would not refund her without