Black's Tire Service Inc. is expanding its North Carolina footprint this month. The 88-year-old tire business from Whiteville, N.C., is adding Perry Brothers Tire Service Inc., an 84-year-old tire dealer from Sanford, N.C., to its portfolio.
TBC Corp. sold its SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service chain to Grease Monkey International Inc. on Jan. 31, 2017.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has acquired JAX Tyres, Australia's largest tire retailer. The transaction was completed on Jan. 23, 2017.
K&M Tire Inc. plans to acquire Kansas-based Becker Tire & Treading Inc. The two companies have signed a letter of intent, and when the deal closes in late February K&M immediately will sell Becker Tire's retread shop and retail operations to other already-determined buyers.
Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack is adding 134 locations with the purchase of Just Brakes Total Car Care. The acquisition gives Pep Boys more than 900 locations in the U.S.
If reports out of Asia are correct, details about the sale of Kumho Tire Co. will become more clear this week.
The European subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. is acquiring a chain of 104 stores in France.
Bauer Built Inc. has acquired a commercial tire center in Mankato, Minn., from Mankato Oil Co. Inc.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.is acquiring Japan-based industrial tire maker Aichi Tire Industry Co. Ltd.
Solera Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire Autodata Ltd., a provider of technical information for the automotive service, maintenance and repair (SMR) industry.
Circle City Auto Parts in Indianapolis, Ind., has been purchased by IEH Auto Parts LLC's Auto Plus and Pep Boys.
Green Bay, Wis.-based Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. has expanded southward with the acquisition of Cross-Midwest Tire Co. in Kansas City, Kan.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., has acquired the Beck/Arnley brand.
Toledo, Ohio-based Shrader Tire & Oil Co. has acquired the lubricant business of Keneco Distributors Inc. in nearby Findlay, Ohio. The 35-year-old Keneco was owned by Mary Beilharz-Miller and her late husband, Brad.