The Auto-Wares Group of Companies is buying four Michigan retail parts stores and their associated inventory from Icahn Automotive Group LLC.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (Transformco) for $200 million.
Monro Inc. has signed agreements to acquire nine tire and auto service stores in California, plus 14 stores in Las Vegas, Nev., and four locations in the Boise, Idaho, area.
Leeds West Groups has boosted its footprint with the acquisition of six Big O stores in New Mexico.
Specialty tire manufacturer GRI has acquired Nortire Oü in Northern Europe. The Nortire Group, headquartered in Estonia, has a branch in Latvia and two branches in Lithuania.
Wegmann automotive GmbH has acquired the tire valve division of Alligator Ventilfabrik GmbH.
Myers Industries Inc. has acquired the assets of Tuffy Manufacturing Industries, Inc., a warehouse distributor of tire repair equipment and supplies based in Akron, Ohio.
After 30 years in business, Dean and Chris Pellegrino, the husband-and-wife owners of California Tire Co., have sold their tire store and automotive service location to another husband-wife team — Joe and Holly Shaw.
Jack Williams Tire Co. Inc. is expanding its business with the acquisition of the equipment sales and service division of PetroChoice LLC. The 90-year-old tire dealer will add 21 team members and will sell, service and install equipment from eight new brands.
Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd. is buying a heavy equipment wheel company from Finland, a move which the tire company says will provide opportunities to grow, and to create new solutions for aftermarket and original equipment customers.
Greenbriar Equity Group L.P. has acquired 18 Lamb’s Tire & Automotive Centers stores in central Texas.
The consolidation of tire distributors continues. The latest move is in Canada, where Distribution Stox has acquired Distribution CPP.
CEMB S.p.A. will begin manufacturing tire changers following its acquisition of M&B Engineering SRL.