San Ramon, California O’Reilly Auto Parts store is one of over 5,000 O’Reilly Auto Parts stores in the United States of America. They  carry all the parts , tools and accessories you need, as well as offering free Store Services such as battery testing, wiper blade & bulb installation, engine light testing and more. If you need some help, you can stop by any day and talk to one of their Parts Professionals.

At O’Reilly Auto Parts, they are committed to helping you get the job done right and save money in the process. Their  current ad includes all of their latest deals, and you can find more ways to save on parts, tools and supplies by checking out their coupons & promotions, discounts and loyalty rewards.

O’Reilly Automotive intends to be the dominant supplier of auto parts in its market areas by offering its retail customers, professional installers and contractors the best combination of price and quality with the highest possible level of service.

In order to accomplish this mission, O’Reilly will provide a benefit and compensation plan that will attract and retain the kind of people that will enable the Company to achieve its growth and success goals.

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. officially started its auto parts business in Springfield, Missouri, in November 1957. However, its historical background in the automotive business, as well as the family’s quest for opportunity and advancement, can be traced back to much earlier times.

Michael Byrne O’Reilly immigrated to America in 1849, fleeing the hard times of the potato famine that struck Ireland in 1845-46. Setting up in St. Louis, he worked his way through school to obtain a law degree, and then went on to pursue a career as a title examiner. His son, Charles Francis O’Reilly, attended St. Louis College and went to work as a traveling salesman for Fred Campbell Auto Supply in St. Louis in 1914. By 1924, Charles had become acquainted with the Springfield area, traveling by train to sell car parts throughout the territory. He recognized the region as an area of growth and opportunity and asked that it be transferred there. He had been the manager of Link Motor Supply in Springfield by 1932. One of his sons is Charles H. (Chub) O’Reilly, he also joined the company. Together they provided the leadership and management that made Link the dominant auto parts store in the area.

Link planned a reorganization in 1957, which would include the retirement of the 72-year-old Charles F. O’Reilly and the transfer of C. H. O’Reilly to the City of Kansas. Since neither of them agreed with these plans, they decided to form their own company, O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. They opened for business on 2 December 1957 with one store and 13 employees at 403 Sherman in Springfield. Their sales totalled $700,000 in 1958, their first full year of business. Due to the hard work and ability of the original employees, some of whom were shareholders in the company , the business has grown and thrived since its very first year.

By 1961, the company had reached $1.3 million – the combined volume of O’Reilly Automotive Distributors, a division formed to serve independent automotive workers in the area. In March 1975, the annual sales volume rose to $7 million and the 52,000-square-foot facility rose to 233 S. Patterson was built for the operation of the O’Reilly / Ozark warehouse. By that time , the company had nine stores, all located in the southwest of Missouri.

The company’s long-term plans and stability were strengthened by a public offering of company shares in April 1993. Since then, the company has grown through the opening of new stores, as well as numerous mergers and acquisitions, and currently operates stores in 47 states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

Throughout this time, the underlying spirit and philosophy of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. has been one of growth and progress for both the company and its team members. This remains the policy that the company is committed to today.

This amazing auto parts store is located near the following auto parts shops near Blackhawk, California:

  • Monument Car Parts (San Ramon)
  • Allied Auto Stores (San Ramon)
  • Costco Tire Center (Danville)
  • AutoZone Auto Parts (Pleasanton)
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts (Dublin)
  • Carquest Auto Parts (Walnut Creek)
  • AutoZone Auto Parts (Livermore)

All of these wonderful auto parts stores are located just a short distance from our location at 3600 Camino Tassajara! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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