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7/27/2011 Midas, Speedee combine operations
Davenport, Iowa. (July, 2011) – Quad City Business Journal. Trusting the Midas touch just became quicker and more efficient, according to the company's chief executive officer, who was in the Quad-Cities to oversee a big change in the company's services.

Midas and SpeeDee oil change operations are being combined, with the co-branding blending the more specialized SpeeDee oil change philosophy and techniques and Midas' full-service auto repair. Read full article >>
8/1/2010 MIDAS SPEEDEE CO-BRAND MAKES COVER PAGE OF NATIONAL LUBE & OIL MAGAZINE
Watsonville, California. (August, 2010) – National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Read full article >>
6/16/2010 GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT NEW MIDAS SPEEDEE SHOP IN SAN JOSE (CAPITAL EXPRESSWAY)
San Jose, California. (June 16, 2010) – The co-branded Midas SpeeDee automotive service center at 1825 E. Capitol Expressway, here, will stage a grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 26th. Read full article >>
6/16/2010 GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT NEW MIDAS SPEEDEE SHOP IN SAN JOSE (MONTEREY RD)
San Jose, California. (June 16, 2010) – The co-branded Midas SpeeDee automotive service center at 5564 Monterey Road, here, will stage a grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 26th. Read full article >>
4/30/2010 PICAYUNE SPEEDEE OIL CHANGE AND TUNE-UP CO-BRANDS WITH MIDAS
PICAYUNE (April 30, 2010) – The Picayune location of SpeeDee Oil Change and Tune-Up is expanding its business by adding the globally recognized Midas name and services. This Midas SpeeDee co-brand shop is the second of its kind in the state of Mississippi. Read full article >>
1/21/2010 GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT NEW MIDAS-SPEEDEE SHOP IN EDINBURG
EDINBURG, Texas. (Jan. 21, 2010) – The new co-branded Midas-SpeeDee automotive service center at 1012 W. Monte Crisco Rd., will stage a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Jan. 23.

The newly constructed shop, the first built in the United States from the ground-up as a co-branded Midas-SpeeDee operation, opened last month and offers Midas’ full range of automotive repair and maintenance services and SpeeDee oil changes. The new shop has six service bays, with two dedicated oil change bays featuring pits to accommodate quick-lube oil changes. Read full article >>
12/17/2009 COVINGTON SPEEDEE OIL CHANGE AND TUNEUP CO-BRANDS WITH MIDAS
COVINGTON (Dec. 17, 2009) – The Covington location of SpeeDee Oil Change and Tune-Up is expanding its business by adding the globally recognized Midas name and services. This Midas SpeeDee co-brand shop is the first of its kind in the state of Louisiana. The conversion will be completed by January, 1st, 2010. Read full article >>
08/26/09 11 Midas Shops in San Diego Area Add SpeeDee Oil Change Services
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2009-- Midas, Inc. (NYSE: MDS) has brought the well-known Northern California SpeeDee Oil Change name to San Diego by adding SpeeDee quick-lube services to 11 company-owned Midas shops in the San Diego market.

SpeeDee specializes in convenient high-quality oil changes and fluid service, while Midas is known for its full range of automotive repair and maintenance offerings.

Midas invested more than $1 million in shop upgrades and renovations and hired nearly 50 new service employees as part of this co-branding project. Total employment at company-owned Midas shops in the San Diego area now is 103. Read full article >>
2/3/09 MIDAS SHOP IN BARRINGTON ADDS SPEEDEE OIL CHANGE
BARRINGTON, Ill. (Feb. 3, 2009) - The Midas Auto Service Experts shop at 110 W. Northwest Highway here has now been co-branded with SpeeDee Oil Change to add quick-lube services to Midas’ full range of automotive repair and maintenance offerings. Read full article >>
04/11/08 Midas Acquires Franchisor of 181 SpeeDee Auto Service Centers
ITASCA, Ill.--(Business Wire)-- Midas, Inc. (NYSE:MDS) has acquired the assets of G.C. & K.B. Investments, Inc., and its affiliated entities that franchise or sub-franchise 181 SpeeDee quick-lube and automotive maintenance shops in the United States and Mexico. Read full article >>




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