Halfords acquires automotive service business National in £62m deal

Halfrod auto repair employee working on car engine

Halfords has snapped up automotive service and repair chain National in a deal that boss Graham Stapleton says “cements” the chain as the UK’s largest vehicle repair business.

Halfords said the deal to acquire National, which operates under the brands National Tyres and Autocare, Viking Wholesale Tyres and Tyre Shopper, will mean its garage estate grows by more than 60%, from 372 to 604.

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