SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – Icahn Automotive Group announced that it has purchased four independently owned service centers in the Detroit area.
The service centers are: Belanger Tire & Auto Service in Westland; Novi Motive Goodyear in Novi; and Fix N Go Auto Centers in Troy and Oxford.
The locations will convert to Pep Boys Service and Tire Centers.
The acquisitions follow a previously announced multimillion-dollar Detroit-area expansion plan in which Icahn Automotive is opening new Pep Boys stores, remodeling existing stores, expanding inventory and acquiring stores such as Precision Tune Auto Care and Phil Cavill’s Goodyear Tire and Auto Service Center in Clawson.
“Icahn Automotive’s acquisitions in the heart of the world’s automotive industry are an important step in expanding our North America service center footprint,” said Daniel Ninivaggi, Icahn Automotive CEO. “We share the Motor City’s passion and pride for the industry’s history and future. We welcome the newest members to our team and will work together to service their loyal customers while leveraging our expansive operations and efficient distribution model.”
Icahn Automotive manages more than 2,000 owned and franchised retail and service locations that operate in 49 states plus Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and Canada.