Icahn Automotive Group LLC has announced that it has purchased 19 independently-owned automotive aftermarket service locations throughout the United States, and recent distribution acquisitions.
Highlighted among these acquisitions are: Elliott Tire and Service, a 10-shop center in Washington State; S&S Service in Hamburg, NY; Jack’s Service Center in Miami, Florida; Blanchette’s Auto Center in Dracut, Massachusetts; Quality Automotive in Napa, California; Honest Auto Service in Seattle, Washington; two WS Haynes Tire & Service locations in Memphis, Tennessee; RL&F Auto Inc. in Morrisville, NC; and Plainfield Tire Center in Plainfield, Indiana.
Icahn Automotive also announced the recent purchase of BS&F Auto Parts, a leading aftermarket auto parts distributor in the Bronx, NY. BS&F owner & CEO Joseph Ferrer became an integral part of the Icahn Automotive leadership group by assuming the role of regional vice president for Commercial Operations over eight locations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.
“We continue to aggressively expand our national automotive service network, strengthen our full-service capabilities and invest in our most important asset, our people. We are excited to welcome new team members to the Icahn Automotive family and provide them, like our 25,000+ existing team members, the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and successful company,” said Daniel A. Ninivaggi, CEO of Icahn Automotive Group.
Icahn Automotive operates nearly 2,000 owned and franchised service locations in 49 states plus Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and Canada.
About Icahn Automotive Group LLC
Icahn Automotive Group LLC was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. The businesses of IEP and Icahn Automotive Group consist of Pep Boys, Auto Plus, Just Brakes, Precision Tune Auto Care, and American Driveline Systems, the franchisor of AAMCO and Cottman Transmission & Total Auto Care service centers.
Icahn Enterprises L.P. also owns Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a leading global supplier of both original equipment and vehicle aftermarket products.