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RoboTire, a robotics firm that automates tire altering, has put in one other system with Low cost Tire. That is the corporate’s second set up with Low cost Tire, this time at a retailer in Arlington, Texas.
Tire altering generally is a boring and strenuous job, with numerous repeated lifting of tires. RoboTire’s system can change 4 tires on passenger autos in 25 minutes utilizing a set of 4 robotic arms. Two smaller arms work to take away and later screw again on the lug nuts of the tires, whereas two bigger arms carry the tires off the vehicles and put new ones on.
“We’re thrilled to deliver our revolutionary expertise to a second Low cost Tire location,” Victor Darolfi, CEO of RoboTire, stated. “We’re dedicated to partnering with main tire retailers, bettering the shopper expertise, and offering the very best service.”
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RoboTire’s first set up with Low cost Tire, introduced in August 2022, was in Fountain Hills, Arizona. The corporate has additionally put in its system at a Creamery Tire in a north Philadelphia suburb. RoboTire hopes to put in extra techniques within the coming months.
“Low cost Tire is worked up to have RoboTire’s expertise put in in one other considered one of our shops,” Christian Roe, chief income officer at Low cost Tire, stated. “The system will assist our specialists proceed to offer the very best service and expertise to our clients.”
Low cost Tire is an investor in RoboTire, and took part within the firm’s $7.5 million Sequence A spherical that closed in October 2021. With its over 1,100 shops, RoboTire nonetheless has loads of alternatives to work with Low cost Tire sooner or later. Different traders included Automotive Ventures, Detroit Enterprise Companions and 640 Oxford Ventures.
RoboTire was based in 2018, and relies in Plymouth, Michigan. The corporate’s CEO Victor Darolfi was not too long ago a visitor on The Robotic Report Podcast, the place he mentioned the expertise, the answer and the marketplace for automated tire-changing options.