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Sun Auto Opens New Drivers Edge Store

The new Drivers Edge location is the brand’s 18th store in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

Sun Auto Tire & Service Adds 77 Locations in 2022

Sun Auto Tire & Service acquired six brands in 2022, including Tire Outlet.

Sun Auto Acquires TGK Automotive and Toscalito Tire

Sun Auto Tire & Service has acquired two full-service auto repair brands: TGK Automotive Specialists and Toscalito Tire & Automotive. The company says TGK Automotive Specialists acquisition included 24 stores and 183 bays, primarily in Minnesota. The Toscalito Tire & Automotive acquisition included five locations with a total of 33 bays. These are Sun Auto’s

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Sun Auto Opens Additional Stores in Nevada and California

Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. announced the expansion of its service and Goodguys Tire & Auto brands with new store openings in Las Vegas, Nevada and Visalia, California.   Sun Auto Service opened on July 15 and is located at 3340 W. Cactus Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada. The 11 Sun Auto location in the Las Vegas area has 14 bays

Sun Auto Expands with Good Neighbor Tire Acquisition

Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. will expand into Oregon and grow its footprint in the state of Washington with the acquisition of Good Neighbor Tire & Auto Service, a full-service tire and automotive repair brand in greater Portland and Seattle, the company says. The four stores feature a total of 29 bays and are

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Sun Auto Acquires Superior Tire

Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. announced the acquisition of Superior Tire, an automotive tire and repair store brand serving the northwest region of Arizona. Based in Mohave County, Superior Tire has served the area since 1979. Its four locations are now part of the Sun Auto family of brands, the company says. The Western

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Sun Auto: Doubling in Size in 2021, What’s Next for 2022

Private-equity-backed Sun Auto Tire & Service acquired 11 new automotive service brands last year and doubled in size. So, how did they do it? And what’s to credit for their growth? In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX 2022, we’re joined by Tony Puckett, the company’s CEO, to discuss Sun Auto’s growth to

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Tony Puckett Breaks Down Sun Auto’s Record Growth [Video]

You may have heard of Sun Auto Tire & Service. The company, formerly known as GB Auto Service, started in 2017 and just last year, it had record growth, doubling in size after acquiring 11 new automotive service brands in 12 new states. Currently, the company, backed by private equity firm Leonard Green & Associates,

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Sun Devil Auto, Wilhelm Automotive Deliver $10K Worth of Gifts

Sun Devil Auto and Wilhelm Automotive, portfolio brands of Sun Auto Tire & Service, announced that their 15th annual Toys for Tots donation drive resulted in 15 gift-filled boxes, totaling an estimated value of $10,000. Both automotive service brands included a generous matching donation of $2,000. All Phoenix-area locations collected new, unwrapped gifts through Monday,

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Craig Tate: The Most Important KPI in the Tire Business (Podcast)

Think of your favorite sports team. At the height of their success, you probably knew their record, some of the players’ stats and all the commentary around what was being said about the team. Now, apply that mindset to your business. That’s what Craig Tate, former owner of Tate Boys Tire & Service, did to

Plaza Tire Service Opens Fifth Northwest Arkansas Store

Plaza Tire Service added its fifth Northwest Arkansas location at 3041 East Robinson Avenue in Springdale. With locations throughout Missouri, Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky and Northern Arkansas, Plaza Tire Service currently operates 71 stores. At just over 8,700 square feet, the new Springdale location includes eight service bays and a large area for tire storage.

Sun Auto Tire & Service Acquires Three More Independents

T.O. Haas Tire & Auto, Bruce’s Tire & Auto Service and Delta World Tire have joined the Sun Auto Tire & Service portfolio of companies.

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