Venice, Fla.-based Pit Stop Auto Repair has acquired Micky Franklin's Tire & Auto, a single-store dealership in North Fort Myers, Fla. Pit Stop Auto will continue to operate the outlet under the Micky Franklin's name.
The July 2022 issue of MTD contains the MTD 100, our annual look at the 100 largest independent tire dealerships in the United States, based on store count. MTD has compiled and presented this list in one form or another since the 1980s.
Mavis Tire Express Services Corp. has acquired Melvin's Tire Pros & Auto Service Centers, a five-store dealership based in North Kingston, R.I. The stores will operate under the Melvin's by Mavis name.
Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. is continuing its push into the Pacific Northwest with the acquisition of Coopers Auto Repair Specialists, which has a location in Tacoma, Wash., and another in Puyallup, Wash.
Nebraskaland Tire, Kansasland Tire and Coloradoland Tire has extended its push into west Texas with the recent acquisition of McWhorter's Auto & Tire Service, an eight-store dealership based in Lubbock.
Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. has entered the Oregon market by acquiring Good Neighbor Tire & Auto Service, which has two stores in that state, including one in Portland, plus two more outlets in Washington.
Recent Acquisitions Give Dealership More Than 170 Locations
May 3, 2022
Cincinnati, Ohio-based Tire Discounters Inc. has acquired Virginia-based Thompson Tire. The deal, which involves seven retail stores and a commercial tire center, gives Tire Discounters 12 outlets in Virginia and more than 170 total locations.