Micheldever Tyre & Auto Services Limited, trading as Protyre are primarily focused on the fast fitting of motor vehicles, specialising in tyres, brakes, exhausts and batteries. They also cater for MOT testing & servicing and air conditioning. To date, they have accumulated 148 branches across the UK, the latest acquisitions are located in North West (2010) and Swansea (Wales), UK (2011). The Protyre brand spawned from Micheldever Tyre and Auto Services Limited and in 2006 was acquired by venture capitalists, Graphite Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland. It was sold to Sumitomo Rubber Industries in January 2017.