PHILADELPHIA & KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pep Boys, a leading U.S. automotive service provider, continues to enhance its national network with the opening of a relocated Service and Tire Center in Lodi, N.J. Located at 145 U.S. 46 West, Pep Boys Lodi is now open for business Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pep Boys Lodi moved a short distance to a larger location with newly renovated service bays with the latest diagnostic technology, and customer areas to better meet the needs of drivers and fleets. Customers can access the appointment scheduler any time at www.pepboys.com/appointment.
Pep Boys Service Manager Freiqui Espinal, who has more than a decade of experience in the automotive industry, leads a team that includes two master technicians, as well as several other ASE-certified technicians experienced in performing maintenance and repairs on nearly all makes and models.
“Our team might spend most of our time servicing vehicles, but we’re also drivers ourselves. We understand the value of convenience and that our customers are counting on us to keep their cars and their families safe,” said Espinal. “We’re excited about being in this new space and being able to continue to provide both our loyal and new customers great service.”
Pep Boys Lodi, and several other recently opened locations in Astoria, N.Y., LaGrange, Ga; and Rocklin and Lawndale, Calif., brings the total number of Pep Boys service centers to nearly 1,000 in 35 US states and Puerto Rico. The chain has excellent coverage in the densely populated New York-Metro area, including locations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, as well as New York state, New Jersey and Connecticut. The new Service and Tire Centers are the latest in a series of ongoing investments in customer convenience and value, which includes the expansion of Pep Boys Fleet and Pep Boys Mobile Crew, and partnerships with leading online retailers through which customers can purchase tires and schedule in-store installation appointments.
Pep Boys is part of Icahn Automotive, which, together with national and regional service providers such as AAMCO, Precision Tune, and RPM Automotive, comprises one of the nation’s largest service networks. Icahn Automotive has invested in growing its service model through acquisition and the improvement of existing locations and a focus on people, programs, training and technology.
About Pep Boys
Since 1921, Pep Boys has been one of the nation's leading automotive aftermarket chains, providing premium tires; automotive maintenance and repair; premium-brand 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 9,000 service bays in approximately 1,000 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, and the Pep Boy Mobile Crew service trailer, which offers automotive maintenance on location. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP BOYS (1-800-737-2697), by visiting www.pepboys.com, or following Pep Boys on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
About Icahn Automotive
Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) 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. Icahn Automotive today consists of Pep Boys® automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus® automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers. The Company also is the licensor of Cottman Transmission and operates under several local brands. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations, and 25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit IcahnAutomotive.com.