This deal is Icahn's second acquisition this year of an automotive service-related franchise group, reported TireBusiness.com. ADS is the franchisor of approximately 680 AAMCO and Cottman locations in the U.S. and Canada.
This is just the latest in an ongoing series of awards that Cottman has received for its blog. It was named one of the Top 50 Automotive and Mechanics Blogs by Direct Capital after being online for just five months. And it was recognized by Website Magazine as an example of how to reach out to consumers in your community.