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Sun Auto Tire & Service Adds TGK Automotive Specialists and Toscalito Tire & Automotive to its Growing Family of Brands

The two acquisitions expand Sun Auto’s presence in Minnesota, California and Arizona — bringing their total store count to more than 400 Locations


Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. announced continued growth in Minnesota, Arizona and California with the acquisition of two full-service auto repair brands: TGK Automotive Specialists and Toscalito Tire & Automotive.


The TGK Automotive Specialists acquisition included 24 stores and 183 bays, primarily in Minnesota with one Arizona location. 237 employees from the brand will be joining the Sun Auto team.


The Toscalito Tire & Automotive acquisition included five locations with a total of 33 bays.


“We’re excited to be expanding the Sun Auto family of brands with our first locations in Minnesota while continuing to grow our existing presence in Arizona and California,” said Vice President of Development Chris Garman. “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 throughout this transition and onward.”


These are Sun Auto’s fifth and sixth acquisitions in 2022. Sun Auto Tire & Service also acquired Superior Tire in April, Good Neighbor Tire & Auto Service in May and Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in August. In 2021, Sun Auto added 11 automotive brands to its Family of brands. Sun Auto now operates a total of 413 stores across 18 states with additional acquisitions planned in the upcoming months.


“We are so proud to be working for such a forward-thinking, innovative and personable organization! I know each of us at TGK feel great pride in our business, where we’ve come from and where we are going,” said TGK Automotive’s Creative Director Julie Larson on joining the Sun Auto Family of Brands.


About Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc.

Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. is a premier provider of vehicle maintenance, repair, and tire replacement serving 18 states. Sun Auto Tire & Service continues to expand its presence throughout the United States and is entertaining acquisition discussions with operators who wish to preserve their companies’ legacies while leveraging the benefits of shared resources and technology to grow their businesses.