Atlantic Tire’s Anthony and Beth Blackman are 2016 ‘Humanitarians’

As Featured in Tire Business – Photos by William Schertz CARY, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2016) — Anthony Blackman has a real problem with litter. It’s not uncommon for anyone who’s spent time with the owner of Cary-based Atlantic Tire & Service to witness him break stride — or even pump the brakes on his car in the middle of a parking lot — in order to retrieve a piece of trash that catches his eye. If you … Read More

Giving Back Spotlight: Pretty in Pink Foundation

The Pretty in Pink Foundation is a Raleigh-based charity that helps breast cancer patients receive access to treatment. They specifically focus on patients who do not have insurance and cannot afford proper care. Their headquarters is right here in Raleigh, and they work all throughout North Carolina. This organization was founded in 1991 by Dr. Lisa Tolnitch, a cancer specialist. We at Atlantic Tire & Service greatly respect and appreciate the important work that the … Read More

Thomas O’Hannigan and Parker Bailey Win 2016 Repair My Ride Contest

Atlantic Tire & Service has announced two lucky winners of $1,000 in car repairs in recent social media contest Atlantic Tire & Service’s 2016 Repair My Ride Contest has officially ended, and there are two lucky winners. Thomas O’Hannigan, a student at Wake Tech who teaches piano to put himself through school, received the most votes online for his entry into the contest. Anthony Blackman, President of Atlantic Tire & Service, generously decided to reward a second contestant for his … Read More

Keep Your Business Fleet in Top Shape

If your business relies on company vehicles every day, it is important to keep up with regular maintenance of the company fleet. Different factors come into play when maintaining vehicles that are used for business. Mileage Service vehicles are often driven and used more heavily than personal vehicles, especially if your company provides services at the customer’s location. Businesses often put more stop-and-go mileage onto their vehicles, which can lead to greater wear and tear. … Read More

Fleet Customer Spotlight: YardNique

Atlantic Tire & Service is proud to have YardNique as a fleet services customer! YardNique is a locally-owned landscaping company that started in 1997, and has grown organically from a single-person, one-truck operation into a full-fledged company with over 400 employees. It is a true, living example of the American Dream in action. YardNique offers a full range of landscaping services for homeowners and businesses, including landscape design, outdoor lighting, irrigation systems and hardscaping. Many … Read More

October is National Fall Car Care Month!

Each year, the Car Care Council designates one month in the spring (April) and one month in the fall (October) to call awareness to the importance of regular car care. Failure to perform regularly scheduled preventative maintenance can cause breakdowns and make your vehicle unsafe. According to the Car Care Council, this is an important time of year to stay ahead of the game and get your car serviced before the temperature drops. Based on … Read More

Atlantic Tire Gives Back: Prevent Blindness NC (PBNC)

Prevent Blindness NC (PBNC) has been around since 1967, and is a local affiliate of Prevent Blindness America. We support this organization because we recognize and appreciate the importance of the work that they do. Blindness is something most of us don’t think about—until someone close to us begins to lose their sight. But the harsh reality of the situation is that blindness can strike at unexpected times. PBNC helps to educate the public about … Read More

The Miracle League of the Triangle

The Miracle League of the Triangle is a local nonprofit that we wholeheartedly support. For those not familiar with the Miracle League, their focus is creating opportunities for special needs children to play baseball. This is not typical little league baseball; it is designed to be completely and fully inclusive for all kids, especially those with physical and cognitive disabilities that make it impossible for them to participate in traditional competitive sports. There are a … Read More

Atlantic Tire Gives Back: Cary YMCA

Giving back to the community is important to us at Atlantic Tire & Service. We like to work with local organizations who help to make our towns a better place to live and work. One group that we have always respected and appreciated is the Cary YMCA. Many people are unfamiliar with the breadth and depth of programs offered at a YMCA. The “Y” offers a number of programs such as summer/track-out camps, after-school athletic … Read More

4 DIY Vehicle Safety Checks to Perform on a Regular Basis

Now that school is starting and the hustle and bustle of the fall is getting underway, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is safe for the whole family. If you have your vehicle serviced regularly, it is rare that you will ever run into any surprises. At the same time, there are a few things that every vehicle owner should watch out for. Windshield Wipers You may not notice anything wrong with your wipers … Read More