Wrench A Seattle-based start-up that provides mobile mechanics upon demand, is looking to take on the auto industry as it is. Now it’s looking like the traditional auto care industry wants in.
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mobile mechanic Washington DC Wrench published a report on Wednesday that Bridgestone Americas made a 10 percent minority investment in the company. The value of the 10 percent stake in Bridgestone Americas was not made public by the companies. Wrench raised money in an the previous $20 million Series C round, in November 2022.
The 90-year-old Japanese firm Bridgestone is the largest tire maker in the world, having established an expanded U.S. presence after it acquired American competitor Firestone in the year 1988. Although it is most well-known for its tires, Bridgestone also sells other automobile parts, makes bicycles, supports sporting events , and runs more than 2,200 corporate-owned automotive service outlets.
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