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Pep Boys Announces ‘Tech of the Year’ Winners

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Exceptional automotive service providers are recognized for
outstanding performance, including work quality and volume, customer
service excellence and a commitment to continuing education

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pep Boys, an Icahn Automotive Group company, today announced the winners
of its annual Pep Boys ‘Tech of the Year’ award. The company recognized
its top-performing automotive service technicians in each business
region based on performance and customer service metrics from the prior
year.


The Pep Boys Technician of the Year winners are Master Technicians Alan
Bethyou, Chicago, IL; Robert Daigle, Nashua, New Hampshire; John
Forsythe, San Antonio, Texas; Raffi Kazanjian, Van Nuys, Calif.; and
Peter Madhoo, Apopka, Fla; and Rob Rathbun, Manchester, New Hampshire;
and Technician Alexis Gonzalez-Rosario, Cauguas, Puerto Rico.

Our automotive technicians are the backbone of our service
organization. They are the hard-working members of our team who make our
customers’ safety a priority every day,” said Brian Kaner, president of
service at Icahn Automotive. “The ‘Tech of the Year’ winners represent
the very best of our team from across the country.”

Each 2018 Pep Boys ‘Tech of the Year’ was recently given their award in
presentations at regional leadership meetings. The recipients were
chosen based on the quality and volume of the technician’s work; record
of excellent customer service efforts; and a proven commitment to
ongoing professional development and continuing education. The
respective stores of each ‘Tech of the Year’ also have the distinction
of being the “home” of one of the Company’s most outstanding technicians.

These awards were presented as Icahn Automotive launched its “Race to
2026” initiative, a commitment to help fill the industry-wide technician
talent gap projected to be at 46,000 in seven years. The Race to 2026
program includes initiatives to attract those to the skilled trades,
while supporting the Icahn Automotive Group’s own employee network
through this and other similar recognition programs, tuition assistance,
an apprenticeship program and additional company-sponsored training and
certifications.

Icahn Automotive Group, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns
and operates leading auto repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys,
AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, has invested in growing its service
model through acquisition and the improvement of existing locations and
a focus on people, programs, training and technology over the past
several years. The Company recently announced Pep Boys Fleet,
which puts a renewed focus on automotive service designed to better meet
the needs of today’s growing fleets and included an expansion of Pep
Boys Mobile Crew.

About Icahn Automotive

Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent,
Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate
businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our
businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and
services at a great value. Icahn Automotive today consists of Pep Boys®
automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus®
automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned
and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care
franchised service centers. The Company also is the licensor of Cottman
Transmission and operates under several local brands. The businesses of
Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned
and franchise locations, and 25 distribution centers throughout the US,
Canada, and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit IcahnAutomotive.com.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains certain “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, many of
which are beyond our ability to control or predict. Forward-looking
statements may be identified by words such as “expects”, “anticipates”,
“intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “seeks”, “estimates”, “will” or words of
similar meaning. Forward-looking statements are not based on historical
facts, but rather on current expectations and projections about future
events, and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could
cause actual results to differ materially from the future results
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such statements
are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties
surrounding future expectations. We undertake no obligation to publicly
update or review any forward-looking information, whether as a result of
new information, future developments or otherwise.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Arianna Stefanoni Sherlock
215-430-9142
Arianna_sherlock@pepboys.com

Exceptional automotive service providers are recognized for
outstanding performance, including work quality and volume, customer
service excellence and a commitment to continuing education

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pep Boys, an Icahn Automotive Group company, today announced the winners
of its annual Pep Boys ‘Tech of the Year’ award. The company recognized
its top-performing automotive service technicians in each business
region based on performance and customer service metrics from the prior
year.


The Pep Boys Technician of the Year winners are Master Technicians Alan
Bethyou, Chicago, IL; Robert Daigle, Nashua, New Hampshire; John
Forsythe, San Antonio, Texas; Raffi Kazanjian, Van Nuys, Calif.; and
Peter Madhoo, Apopka, Fla; and Rob Rathbun, Manchester, New Hampshire;
and Technician Alexis Gonzalez-Rosario, Cauguas, Puerto Rico.

Our automotive technicians are the backbone of our service
organization. They are the hard-working members of our team who make our
customers’ safety a priority every day,” said Brian Kaner, president of
service at Icahn Automotive. “The ‘Tech of the Year’ winners represent
the very best of our team from across the country.”

Each 2018 Pep Boys ‘Tech of the Year’ was recently given their award in
presentations at regional leadership meetings. The recipients were
chosen based on the quality and volume of the technician’s work; record
of excellent customer service efforts; and a proven commitment to
ongoing professional development and continuing education. The
respective stores of each ‘Tech of the Year’ also have the distinction
of being the “home” of one of the Company’s most outstanding technicians.

These awards were presented as Icahn Automotive launched its “Race to
2026” initiative, a commitment to help fill the industry-wide technician
talent gap projected to be at 46,000 in seven years. The Race to 2026
program includes initiatives to attract those to the skilled trades,
while supporting the Icahn Automotive Group’s own employee network
through this and other similar recognition programs, tuition assistance,
an apprenticeship program and additional company-sponsored training and
certifications.

Icahn Automotive Group, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns
and operates leading auto repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys,
AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, has invested in growing its service
model through acquisition and the improvement of existing locations and
a focus on people, programs, training and technology over the past
several years. The Company recently announced Pep Boys Fleet,
which puts a renewed focus on automotive service designed to better meet
the needs of today’s growing fleets and included an expansion of Pep
Boys Mobile Crew.

About Icahn Automotive

Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent,
Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate
businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our
businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and
services at a great value. Icahn Automotive today consists of Pep Boys®
automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus®
automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned
and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care
franchised service centers. The Company also is the licensor of Cottman
Transmission and operates under several local brands. The businesses of
Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned
and franchise locations, and 25 distribution centers throughout the US,
Canada, and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit IcahnAutomotive.com.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains certain “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, many of
which are beyond our ability to control or predict. Forward-looking
statements may be identified by words such as “expects”, “anticipates”,
“intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “seeks”, “estimates”, “will” or words of
similar meaning. Forward-looking statements are not based on historical
facts, but rather on current expectations and projections about future
events, and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could
cause actual results to differ materially from the future results
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such statements
are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties
surrounding future expectations. We undertake no obligation to publicly
update or review any forward-looking information, whether as a result of
new information, future developments or otherwise.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Arianna Stefanoni Sherlock
215-430-9142
Arianna_sherlock@pepboys.com

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