Two more technicians at VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires and Service have achieved ASE World Class Technician status — making them among the fewer than 0.3% of technicians in the U.S. to earn the elite rank.
Discount Tire has promoted Dean Muglia, a 31-year veteran of the company, to serve as its new CEO. Michael Zuieback will remain executive chairman of the nation's largest independent tire dealer.
Tire Discounters Inc. has opened a new store in Athens, Ala, its seventh location in northern Alabama.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has acquired 30 stores and will expand its retail and commercial footprint with the purchase of Raben Tire Co.
Five VIP Tires & Service stores raised $20,720 for their local school districts as part of Oil Changes for Education campaigns this fall. The stores offered $10 oil changes to consumers and donated the proceeds to schools.
Sullivan Tire Co Inc. has opened a new store in Massachusetts, the company's 73rd retail location.
Bauer Built Inc. is opening a third location to serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., market.
During a week-long event Tire Discounters Inc. locations in three states didn't charge customers labor on tires or oil changes, and instead collected donations for the Wounded Warrior Project. The first-time event raised more than $20,000.
Two of the largest independent tire dealers in the U.S. earned the highest customer satisfaction scores in a new ranking of the aftermarket by J.D. Power and Associates. But the survey shows there's plenty of competition nipping at their heels.
The husband-wife team of Mike and Julie Holmes is taking on matching job titles at Virginia Tire & Auto LLC. They've also promoted an employee to serve as the tire dealership's first chief operating officer.
Did you know Les Schwab died 12 years ago? At the time, Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. was based in Prineville, Ore., and ran 333 stores.
Discount Tire is continuing its partnership with Team Penske, including with drivers Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in the NASCAR Cup Series, and driver Austin Cindric in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Black’s Tire Service Inc. is doubling the size of its largest warehouse, investing more than $2.6 million to add space to meet the demands of size proliferation and larger wheel sizes.
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