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Sun Auto Buys Martin Tire, Enters New Mexico

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Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. is adding to its reach in the Southwest with the acquisition of Martin Tire Co., an eight-store tire dealership with locations in New Mexico and Texas.

According to the Martin Tire Co. website, the company is a third-generation tire dealership that specializes in carrying a large inventory — 30,000 tires and 6,000 wheels. The tire inventory covers passenger and light truck, as well as commercial truck, farm and industrial tires.

Martin Tire Co.'s eight stores have 55 service bays.

Here's a breakdown of the locations:

New Mexico

Las Cruces : 1271 East Amador Ave.

Alamogordo: 500 North White Sands Blvd.

Texas

Six locations in El Paso:

5255 Woodrow Bean Transmountain Road

910 Talbot Avenue

8008 North Mesa Street

9425 Montana Avenue

12110 Montwood Drive

1341 North Lee Trevino Drive

“While our growth strategy this year has included regions outside of the southwest United States, we believe by capitalizing on acquisition opportunities in and adjacent to our existing markets strengthens our reputation as the most reliable company in automotive care,” says Tony Puckett, CEO of Sun Auto Tire & Service. “Martin Tire Company has been a trusted service provider for residents in Texas and New Mexico for almost 80 years, truly making them an ideal addition to the Sun Auto Tire & Service family.”

The acquisition gives Sun Auto Service 237 total  tire and service stores across New Mexico, Washington, Virginia, Texas, Arizona, California, Oklahoma and Nevada.

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