North Colorado Springs is now home to a renowned automotive service company recognized for excellence in parts and service.
Bridgestone Retail Operations recently opened a Firestone Complete Auto Care store at 1358 Republic Drive (80921). The store opened on April 16 and held a grand opening from May 28 to 30. Ben Pekarek is the store manager.
Auto maintenance services offered include auto repair, brake repair, car battery replacement, engine repair, oil change and alignment, tire change and repair. Other services include air conditioning repair, brake inspection, transmission repair, radiator, periodic maintenance, service warranty options, transmission, tune-up, vehicle inspection and changing the wiper blades.
“The products you can expect from a Firestone Complete Auto Care include Trico, Pennzoil, Quaker State, Shell Rotella wiper blades and more,” said Richard Michie, regional manager for Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
Although Firestone sells auto parts, it is best known for keeping cars running safely through its tire service services. Investing in quality car or truck tires is a wise investment to help keep a vehicle in circulation for the long term.
“This is a full service tire / auto service center just like our other locations,” Michie said.
According to Michie, the new store allows Bridgestone’s retail operations to better serve the region by providing customers with convenient access to trusted automotive service and Bridgestone and Firestone branded tires.
This location will help local Boys and Girls Clubs of America provide reliable transportation for children to safely access enrichment and learning activities through the Bridgestone Driving Great Futures program. This corporate social responsibility initiative “helps kids and youth club members access healthy after-school programs like career coaching, college preparation, STEM, and physical education. With every visit to Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can support the youth of the Club, ”says the Firestone Complete Auto Care Blog.
The program provides ongoing assistance in the form of donations from clients, and volunteer teamwork will help local boys and girls clubs meet transportation needs, as well as essential services for children and adolescents facing food insecurity and challenges. virtual learning challenges due to COVID-19.
The store offers new automotive technology and equipment for faster and better auto repairs, as well as street-side and contactless services designed to promote safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, the store is part of the Bridgestone Tires4Ward recycling program. “By maximizing our contribution to a circular economy, used tires taken out of service at the store will have a next beneficial use. Tires can find new life in rubberized asphalt, building materials, landscaping mulch, creating energy and more, ”said Michie.