Loves Opens Tire Care and Lube Center in St. Joseph, Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, MO., May 23, 2011—Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores today announced it opened a tire care and lube center in St. Joseph, Missouri.

This is a full service location; it is the second one of its kind Love’s has opened this year. The tire care and lube center will offer lube services, oil changes, sell tires and perform minor repairs.

The tire care and lube center is located at the Love’s Travel Stop at Interstate 29, Exit 44, which has been open since 2003.


Love’s plans to add 50 tire care centers to current locations as a part of their 2011 planned capital expenditures of $230 million.

“Love’s is committed to providing the best possible facilities and services that matter to the driving public,” said Tom Love, chairman and CEO. “We have listened to customer feedback when designing these improvements, which will make our travel stops more appealing and convenient.”

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and remains entirely family-owned and operated. With over 265 locations in 39 states, Love’s current growth rate is approximately 20 locations per year. Love’s is currently ranked No. 18 on Forbes’ Magazine’s annual list of America’s largest privately held companies. To learn more, go to, Facebook (, or @LovesTravelStop on Twitter.