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Fuccillo sells local stores to Broome County dealer (access required)

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Rochester’s two “HUUUUUGE” car dealerships have been sold to a Broome County dealer. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Fuccillo Hyundai and Fuccillo Kia, both in Greece, have been acquired by Vestal-based Matthews Auto Group. Matthews also purchased ...

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Monro sales, profits drop in third quarter (access required)

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Monro Inc. on Wednesday reported a nearly 65 percent drop in third-quarter earnings and a 14 percent drop in sales, driven primarily by significant declines in maintenance and brake services. For the quarter ended Dec. 26, 2020, the Rochester-based undercar ...

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Nearly $20 million available to electrify transit, school buses (access required)

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New York state will offer a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses statewide as part of its efforts to mitigate climate change and boost access to clean transportation in underserved communities. The effort includes more than ...

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Garber Automotive adds Doyle dealership to portfolio (access required)

Garber Automotive Group acquired Doyle Chevrolet Subaru. Garber president Richard Garber, far left, is joined by Mike Doyle, new dealership general manager Joel Williams, and Mark Doyle (provided photo).

The Garber Automotive Group has expanded again, acquiring Doyle Chevrolet Subaru in Webster. With the purchase, Garber’s Rochester dealership portfolio has grown to six. Overall, the Saginaw, Michigan-based company has 23 vehicle franchises across six states, including 12 in the ...

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Locally made motorcycle safety feature is catching on (access required)

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Many years ago, David Werner was driving home from work on a sunny Friday afternoon when he nearly collided with a motorcyclist at a traffic light. He couldn’t see the driver because of glare from the van in front of ...

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Monro sales, earnings down in second quarter (access required)

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Monro Inc. on Wednesday reported a drop in second-quarter sales and earnings, blaming a reduction in traffic due to COVID-19. For the quarter ended March 27, the Rochester-based automotive undercar repair and tire company reported revenue of $288.6 million, down ...

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Tydings Automotive: 70 years of keeping cars running (access required)

The Tydings family, husband and wife Kevin and Carla flanked by sons Daniel (left) and Brendan (right).

The year was 1950 and Joseph Tydings had just opened a brand spanking new Sunoco gas station along East Ridge Road in Irondequoit, a little west of Culver Road. With only one station at the corner of Ridge and Culver ...

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