Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack has acquired 12 retail tire locations in the Memphis area with the purchase of Mathis Tire & Auto Service Inc. and Direct Tire Distributors Inc.
Brookpark, Ohio-based Car Parts Warehouse Inc. has acquired Lake County Parts Warehouse Inc., which has stores in Perry and in Akron, Ohio; and Import Parts Distributor Inc., which operates one store in Pittsburgh, Pa.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. is expanding its commercial tire business with the acquisition of a fellow Pennsylvania tire dealer's commercial division.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has completed another acquisition to meet the company's goal of expanding its commercial tire business.
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.