COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (May 3, 2013) — Dobbs Tire & Auto Centers Inc. recently opened its 40th retail store, in Collinsville, representing its seventh retail outlet serving southern Illinois.
The new store is located 10 miles east of downtown Saint Louis, at 1180 Collinsville Crossing Blvd., just off Illinois Interstate 157, in a commercial complex known as Collinsville Crossing. The 8,500-sq.-ft. outlet has 10 full-service automotive bays, according to Dobbs Tire, as well as an expansive showroom and large customer waiting room.
David Dobbs, president and CEO, said the dealership's mission is "all about our customers and their convenience. As we further expand our market reach into southern Illinois, we are building upon our 37-year heritage of providing individuals and families with the best in tires, routine and preventive maintenance, complete automotive repairs, customer service excellence—and, above all, the best value for your dollar."
The family owned and operated company, which bills itself as "the largest local tire and automotive chain in Saint Louis and its surrounding areas," employs more than 600. It maintains general offices, wholesale and distribution centers in High Ridge, Mo.
Dobbs carries most major brands including Goodyear, Cooper, Dunlop, Michelin, Continental, Pirelli, B.F. Goodrich, Sumitomo and Cordovan, and provides complete automotive services in all vehicle component areas, specializing in brake replacement, ride control and steering- and suspension-related repairs.