Dick Bougher opened the shop on June 2, 1970. Fast forward to today, and the 83-year-old Greentown native is still fixing vehicles at Dick and Walt’s Foreign Car Repair. And after 51 years in business, he has no plans to stop anytime soon.
The center boasts 16 classrooms, nine labs, offices and state of the art facilities. It will give students hands-on and cognitive skills training needed to be an automotive technician.
The acquisition, announced Tuesday, was the 11th for Indianapolis-based Dickinson since 2017.
Dickinson has about 1,000 employees overall, including 200 in Indianapolis. It operates 18 nationwide service centers and a fleet of more than 700 mobile repair units.
Mazda took top honors for the first time in the survey, which this year included Consumer Reports organization members who own more than 300,000 vehicles from model years 2000 to 2020.
Detail Garage, a California-based retail chain, will open a franchised store in Plainfield on Friday. It’s the first in Indiana for the fast-growing retail arm of Chemical Guys, which makes a line of car detailing products.
Nassimi Realty was a key player in two transactions totaling $15 million, offloading a retail center dominated by dollar stores and acquiring a complex directly east of Castleton Square Mall.
Tire Discounters Inc., which has grown into one of the country’s largest independent tire dealers over the past decade, is rolling into the Indianapolis area this year with multiple locations.
Real estate agent and nearby resident Kelly Lavengood says she was inspired by other rehab projects in the area to buy and renovate the former Pure Oil gas station on 38th Street.
A car-care staple in Meridian-Kessler is expanding to the Keystone Avenue corridor to open up space for rejuvenating classic models and giving their owners a white-glove option for storage.
The decision from the high court affects more than 100,000 advisers nationwide.
Strong monthly U.S. sales numbers confirmed expectations that a boost in sales from hurricane-ravaged Texas would push the industry to a September rebound.
Bob Thomas Dealerships said it plans to operate multiple auto-related businesses at the Burd facility at 10320 Pendleton Pike, including a used-car dealership called Sharp Cars.
A Hamilton County judge has ruled that a former co-owner of Mike’s Carwash Inc. receive just $140,000 in damages in a civil case that sought close to $30 million.
A division of the Swedish automaker claims in a federal suit that local car dealer Andy Mohr failed to deliver on several promises after securing a five-year contract to sell Volvo trucks. An attorney for Mohr counters that Volvo is at fault and said Mohr plans his own lawsuit.