Two More VIP Technicians Earn World Class Status

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.  

After 31 years at Discount Tire, Dean Muglia has been named CEO.

Dean Muglia Is the New CEO at Discount Tire

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.     

Goodyear gained 30 retail and commercial stores with its acquisition of Evansville, Ind.-based Raben Tire Co.

Goodyear Buys Raben Tire Co.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has acquired 30 stores and will expand its retail and commercial footprint with the purchase of Raben Tire Co.

The Westbrook, Maine, store handed its donation to Westbrook school officials. From left, VIP Service Manager Matt Brown;  school Superintendent Peter Lancia; Nutrition Director Mary Emerson and VIP Market Manager Shane Clukey.

VIP Turns Oil Changes Into Cash for Schools

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.

Tire Discounters stores, including this one in Smyrna, Tenn., participated in a week-long fundraising effort to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

Tire Discounters Supports Wounded Warrior Project

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.


Les Schwab Grabs Top Spot in 2 Customer Satisfaction Rankings

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.


Discount Tire Continues Team Penske Sponsorship

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.

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