PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Pep Boys, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Icahn Automotive Group LLC, announced it has acquired AutoMaster Service Center in Southington, Connecticut.
“AutoMaster Service Center has been servicing the Southington community for nearly 20 years and is a key addition for Pep Boys as we increase our service center footprint in New England,” said James Healy, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy for Icahn Automotive Group.
AutoMaster, a family-run business since 1998, is an eight-bay shop located in Southington, a Southwestern suburb of Hartford, Connecticut. It will be converted into a full-service Pep Boys Service & Tire Center.
About Pep Boys
Since 1921, Pep Boys has been one of the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket chains, providing name-brand tires; automotive maintenance and repair; parts and expert advice for the Do-It-Yourselfer; commercial auto parts delivery; and fleet maintenance and repair to customers across the U.S. Pep Boys operates more than 8,400 service bays in over 940 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP BOYS (1-800-737-2697) or by visiting www.pepboys.com. Pep Boys is owned by Icahn Automotive Group LLC.
About Icahn Automotive Group LLC
Icahn Automotive Group LLC was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and services at a great value. The businesses of Icahn Automotive Group today consist of Pep Boys, an automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, and Auto Plus®, an automotive aftermarket parts distributor.
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Source: Icahn Automotive Group LLC