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We offer complete car care service from routine dealer recommended maintenance to complete diagnostics and full service auto repair. We know that our reputation is built "one customer at a time" and we appreciate your business.

Pictured in the photo from left to right (Barry Unrast – T.A.C. Director of Marketing, Craig Gantner – Tuffy Franchisee, Jay Fernandez – Tuffy Franchisee, and Scott Linde – T.A.C District Manager).

Winter Haven Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Reopens for Business

Locally owned and operated Tuffy will provide complete automotive service.


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Toledo, OH - November 26, 2018 - National automotive repair chain, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service, is excited to announce the reopening of the Winter Haven, Florida Tuffy location. Located at 6906 Cypress Garden Blvd., Tuffy will offer complete automotive service on nearly all vehicle makes and models (foreign and domestic).  New local store owner & operator, Jay Fernandez, has spent several years as a Tuffy District Manager for multiple locations throughout the state of Florida. Jay brings several years of automotive repair experience and is especially equipped to run this business successfully due to his local ties to the Winter Haven community.

"I have seen firsthand how this company truly values their customers and building relationships with them, which is why I am so confident in my decision to become a franchise owner," says Jay Fernandez.

Jay is working hard to get the shop looking its best and ready for customers and believes Winter Haven will benefit from having an auto repair center that works hard to get the job Done Right. Period.

"We couldn’t be more excited to have someone like Jay reopen the Winter Haven Tuffy location," states Roger Hill, President and CEO of T.A.C. "Jay's automotive expertise and local business relationships will serve him well."

Tuffy is one of the largest full-service automotive repair franchises in the country, specializing in alignments, brakes, air conditioning, tires, heating and cooling systems, starting and charging systems, oil changes, and general maintenance and repair. Headquartered in Toledo, T.A.C. operates and franchises over 170 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Centers in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Tuffy offers comprehensive auto repair services designed to get you back on the road quickly and affordably. Our shop services domestic and imported cars, trucks, and SUVs. We specialize in preventative maintenance services (oil change, tire rotation, etc.) and we have highly qualified technicians for muffler and brake services, exhaust systems, internal engine repair services, electronic services, transmission work, and heating and cooling repair.

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