Auto mechanics

Still planning to have your winter tires changed? Auto mechanics struggle to decide whether or not to shut down

Garage manager Charly Benoit stands inside Merson Automotive in Montreal on March 20, 2020.Christinne Muschi / Christinne Muschi / The Globe and On a Tuesday afternoon in March, at a time when Tony Siciliano’s garage was normally filled with cars requiring oil changes and summer tires installed, the store was nearly empty. Siciliano is not […]

Auto services

Pep Boys offers a ‘contactless’ drop-off / pick-up option for automotive services

PHILADELPHIA – Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack has started offering a ‘contactless drop-off and pick-up’ process at its stores nationwide for pre-scheduled tire and auto services as part of the measures it is taking to deal with the COVID -19 pandemic. The dealership, which is part of Icahn Automotive LLC, has not adjusted […]

Auto services

Walmart to Reduce Store Hours Again, Temporarily Close Auto Services

Walmart announced Wednesday, March 18, that it will begin reducing store hours from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily to give employees more time to clean and restock busy stores. The new hours are effective March 19 at all U.S. stores. The change is linked to what the public is calling ‘panic buying’ in response […]