Sun Auto acquires TGK Auto, Tocalito Tire


PHOENIX — Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. expanded its store network in Arizona and California and Minnesota with the acquisition of two full-service auto repair brands, TGK Automotive Specialists and Toscalito Tire & Automotive.

The acquisition of TGK Auto includes 24 stores with 183 service bays, primarily in Minnesota with a location in Arizona, as well as 237 brand employees who will join the Sun Auto team.

The acquisition of Tocalito Tire includes five locations with a total of 33 bays.

Sun Auto did not disclose sale prices.

“We are excited to expand the Sun Auto family of brands with our first locations in Minnesota while continuing to grow our existing presence in Arizona and California,” said Chris Garman, vice president of development.

“The TGK Automotive Specialists and Toscalito Tire & Automotive brands have been serving their communities and providing the highest quality of service for years, which we will maintain through this transition and beyond.”

These are Sun Auto’s fifth and sixth acquisitions in 2022. Sun Auto also acquired Superior Tire in April, Good Neighbor Tire & Auto Service in May and Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in July. In 2021, Sun Auto added 11 automotive brands to its family. brands.

Sun Auto operates a total of 413 stores in 18 states with additional acquisitions planned in the coming months.

“We are so proud to work for such a forward-thinking, innovative and friendly organization. I know that each of us at TGK takes great pride in our company, where we come from and where we are going,” Julie Larson said. the creative director of TGK Auto.


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