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Hahn Automotive Warehouse acquires New Hampshire-based firm (access required)

Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. is acquiring New Hampshire-based Carparts Distribution Center Inc., in a move that expands the local firm’s commitment to growth and customer service in the New England market.   The deal is expected to close by year-end. Terms were ...

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West Herr acquires Henderson Ford of Webster (access required)

Ownership and operations of Henderson Ford of Webster have officially transferred to West Herr Auto Group, the largest auto group in the state. The Webster dealership at 810 Ridge Rd. had been Henderson Ford since 2003. West Herr assumed ownership ...

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Van Bortels suing Ford over sale of Henderson Ford (access required)

The owners of a long-time Rochester-area Ford dealership are suing the auto maker, alleging the Detroit-based company reneged on an agreement regarding the purchase of another local dealership.

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Buckmans, Classy Chassy sold to Connecticut-based Splash Car Wash (access required)

Connecticut-based Splash Car Wash has leaped head-first into the Rochester market with the acquisition of Buckmans Car Wash and Classy Chassy. Splash Car Wash bought all four Buckmans (Brockport, Gates, Greece and Spencerport) plus 17 Classy Chassy locations in Western ...

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Bello vetoes catalytic converter scrap metal law (access required)

A bill intended to crack down on catalytic converter theft by placing requirements on scrap metal recyclers has been vetoed by Monroe County Executive Adam Bello. The bill was passed by the County Legislature on Sept. 14 and required scrap ...

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Four EV charging stations added at Batavia businesses (access required)

The city of Batavia last week marked the installation of four new electric vehicle charging stations. City officials were joined by community leaders and representatives of National Grid to commemorate the installation that was made possible by National Grid’s Make-Ready ...

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Hyzon responds to short-seller report (access required)

Hyzon Motors Inc., the Rochester-based global supplier of zero-emission fuel cell vehicles, on Tuesday responded to a short sell report that was released last week that tanked the company’s stock price. Tuesday afternoon, shares of Hyzon stock (Nasdaq: HYZN) had ...

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Hyzon receives order for zero-emissions trucks in Australia (access required)

Rochester’s Hyzon Motors Inc. has received an order for five 154-ton trucks from an Australian subsidiary of the world’s largest zinc, lead and silver producer, Korea Zinc. Financial aspects of the purchase were not detailed, but Hyzon officials said the ...

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Monro beats sales projections in first quarter (access required)

Monro Inc. on Wednesday reported record first-quarter sales, beating analysts’ estimates. For the first quarter ended June 26, the Rochester-based automotive undercar repair company reported a more than 38 percent increase in revenue to $341.8 million. The company attributed the ...

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Hyzon Motors completes business combination, trades on Nasdaq (access required)

Rochester’s Hyzon Motors USA Inc. has completed its business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp. and has begun trading on the Nasdaq Global Select market under the symbols HYZN and HYZNW. As part of the business completion, Decarbonization Plus has ...

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Thruway to begin $450 million upgrade to service areas this month (access required)

The New York State Thruway Authority will begin construction this month on a $450 million project to redevelop the 27 service areas located along the Thruway. The service areas were built in the 1950s, with the last significant renovations taking ...

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