The new partnership with CarAdvise initially adds 3,500 tire shops to eBay’s tire installer network including top national chains like Firestone, Tires Plus, National Tire and Battery, and Tire Kingdom. Thousands of additional brand name shops within the CarAdvise network are slated to roll out over the coming months. eBay Motors’ shoppers now have access to more than ten times the amount of current tire listings that offer installation services at check out, with even more added throughout the year.
“As the nation’s leading automotive repair and maintenance technology platform, we are thrilled to partner with eBay Motors allowing their customers to leverage our technology and extensive network to further streamline eBay’s online tire buying process,” said Greg Tepas, Founder & CEO, CarAdvise. “Through this partnership, we’re able to connect with millions of eBay automotive shoppers offering increased convenience and selection when it comes to servicing their vehicle.”
“eBay Motors customers are able to shop our marketplace knowing they’ll get an exceptional end-to-end automotive shopping experience,” said Marie Niewiroski, Director of Parts and Accessories, eBay Motors. “By expanding our Tire Installation Program with CarAdvise, we’re providing a broad selection of tires from top brands, coupled with competitive pricing and local installation, to satisfy the needs of our eBay Motors customers.”
How It Works
Through the collaboration with CarAdvise, auto buyers shop top tire brands and conveniently add professional installation services with their purchase. At check-out, customers are prompted to choose a service provider in their local area and complete the transaction. Following payment on eBay, customers easily select a preferred date and time for their installation appointment and can even add additional services like a wheel alignment or oil change via the CarAdvise platform.
eBay’s Tire Installation Program
eBay first introduced Tire Installation Services in the Summer of 2017 in Germany and the United States. With an initial 9,000 locations across the country, shoppers have the ability to bundle new tire purchases with professional installation in their local area. The feature conveniently ships customers’ tire purchases directly to nearby automotive repair shops for installation at no additional cost.